Webinar: The Future of Leadership

  • Tuesday, March 22, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Virtual - Zoom


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Join us for a free webinar:

The Future of Leadership

Session Description:

For many years command and control leadership stood at the top of the mountain. In many organizations it still reigns supreme, but the grip is loosening. The expectation for leaders has been shifting for quite some time but the pandemic changed the way we work and, in many ways, how we lead. Pandora’s box has been opened and I don’t think we can close it. People expect and want a different type of leader. What does this mean for the future of leadership? In this session we’ll discuss how leadership is shifting and how we can prepare our leaders for this inevitable evolution.  

Learning Objectives for this program:

  • Discuss how the pandemic and subsequent “Great Resignation” impacted work and leadership. 
  • Highlight what research is telling us people want from their organizations and leaders.
  • Explore areas where leaders might need to focus and what skills might they need to build.
  • Peer discussions with gap identification and a focus on potential action items for your organizations.  

Speaker Information: 

Ryan McCrea is the Head of Career Development at Atlassian.

Ryan McCrea is focused on making an impact by helping organizations maximize and develop talent through creative people solutions. He’s passionate about helping others own their career and providing thought leadership on strategic talent management, leadership development, mentoring, team dynamics and culture building.

Ryan is currently the Head of Career Development at Atlassian, where he leads development and mobility programs for a growing global technology company with more than 7,000 employees. Prior to Atlassian, Ryan was Vice President – Manager of Talent Development at Commerce Bank. In this position, he launched a corporate-wide professional development program, while overseeing the strategy around people and leadership growth.

Ryan has certifications in Situational Leadership, 4 Stages of Psychological Safety, DiSC, MBTI and is also a Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach. Ryan received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Southern Indiana and a Master of Arts in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Ryan lives in St. Louis with his wife, Susan, and two adorable cats, Zooey and Coco. He loves music, movies, fashion, pop culture and art. Ask him about any of these topics and you may never get away.

ATD Capabilities:

  • Impacting Organizational Capability – Future Readiness
  • Developing Professional Capability – Career and Leadership Development

This session has been approved for recertification credits by the Association for Talent Development.

ATD Kansas City Chapter
10801 Mastin Blvd., Ste. 740
Overland Park, KS 66210

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