Leaders Serving Beaver County: Next Thursday Breakfast Meeting

I encourage you to attend the Leaders Serving Beaver County gathering next Thursday, September 21 at the Community College of Beaver County, beginning at 7:30 am and ending at 9:00 pm.  For all the details, please click on the link below.  You can register on-line.  Contact me if you have any questions at jimdittmar@jimdittmar.com or … More Leaders Serving Beaver County: Next Thursday Breakfast Meeting

A Leadership Carol: A Classic Tale for Modern Leaders

I am very pleased to announce that my new book, A Leadership Carol, co-authored with Dr. John Stanko, is now available for purchase through the following link at Urban Press: https://www.urbanpress.us/shop Here’s the description from the back cover: “Ben Holiday inherited the leadership in his fourth-generation family business, but it wasn’t long before the business … More A Leadership Carol: A Classic Tale for Modern Leaders

My new book, which I co-authored with Dr. John Stanko, is now available.

Below is the press release for our new book.   Local Writers Produce Leadership Book Based on a Classic Tale Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Urban Press announces the release of one of its newest publications entitled A Leadership Carol: A Classic Tale For Modern Leaders by Jim Dittmar and John W. Stanko. In this engaging tale, … More My new book, which I co-authored with Dr. John Stanko, is now available.

Leaders Serving Beaver County Thursday Morning Workshop

The final in a series of seven Leaders Serving Beaver County Workshops takes place on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Lodge Room on the campus of Penn State Beaver, beginning at 7:30 AM.  Dr. John Stanko will present on the seventh Forged in Steel leadership principle, “Mental Toughness.”  For the full description of this … More Leaders Serving Beaver County Thursday Morning Workshop

Dr. Dittmar to present on “Continuous Improvement” at next Thursday’s Leaders Serving Beaver County Breakfast Workshop.

I invite you to attend the Leaders Serving Beaver County Thursday Breakfast Workshop, next week, March 16, at the Penn State Beaver Campus Lodge Room, beginning at 7:30 am. Please click on the link below for the full announcement.  The event is “Free of Charge.” Please invite colleagues and friends to attend with you. http://www.minerdpublishing.com/lsbc_march_2017.htmMore Dr. Dittmar to present on “Continuous Improvement” at next Thursday’s Leaders Serving Beaver County Breakfast Workshop.

Stewardship: The “S” in the L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Model

We’ve now reached the final letter in the L.E.A.D.E.R.S Model: S for Stewardship.  In my previous blogs I’ve shared the meaning of L for Leadership; E for Ethics; A for Alignment; D for Decision Making; E for Engagement; and R for Resilience.  I trust you have found each component of my model helpful and that … More Stewardship: The “S” in the L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Model

Resilience: The “R” in the L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Model

The letter “R” in the L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Model stands for resilience, which literally means to “bounce back.” Effective leaders meet inevitable obstacles and setbacks with optimism and energy. Leaders employ emotional intelligence to help develop resilience in others. Leaders do not treat most failures as ultimate or terminal, but as learning experiences from which all can … More Resilience: The “R” in the L.E.A.D.E.R.S. Model

The Steelers’ Way of Strategic Team Making to Be Analyzed at Leaders Serving Beaver County Workshop

What does a winning team look like? How do you develop one? And how do you pick the right people? “Strategic Team Making” will be the topic of the next Leaders Serving Beaver County “Leader’s Workshop” featuring teaching by Dr. Diane Galbraith based on chapter 4 of Forged in Steel: The Seven Time-Tested Leadership Principles … More The Steelers’ Way of Strategic Team Making to Be Analyzed at Leaders Serving Beaver County Workshop