Leadership Updates from our CEO
August 2013
U.S. Library of Congress ISSN 1942- 7379
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New Leadership Focus
2013 Events and Programs
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Monthly Leadership Stretch Question

Your Next Bold Move
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Dear [First Name],

Summer rest and vacation is so wonderful and I hope you are carving out some time for yourself to have a break.  I have spent a glorious month walking, kayaking, swimming and reading through my professional book pile.  It's been glorious and replenishing. 

Amidst all the vacationing, we had a fabulous women's leadership retreat on July 19th with 25 attendees. See the pics on my Facebook page.

And, in my spare time, I Iaunched my personal website at wendycapland.com. Check it out!

This month's CEO Update is focused on The New Focus of Leadership with suggestions as to how you can continue to develop yourself.


The New Focus of Leadership

We all need to overcome our self-limiting behaviors that sometimes impact our effectiveness and our promotion to higher levels of leadership. Knowing what to do to navigate our careers is a critical piece of our leadership development. I think the new wave of leadership development is self leadership, centered leadership and sometimes also referred to as authentic leadership.

The focus of this leadership is on self assessment, self observation, and a deep look inside as to how we are managing ourselves and others.

When I work with clients, I focus on enhancing two sides of their leadership development, their skills and their behaviors.  There are a plethora of leadership skills that one needs to be proficient in order to excel as a leader, manager or executive. There are many ways to develop and enhance ones skills in these areas, training, coaching, and mentoring, are some of the more popular ones.  Each of us should conduct a 360 once a year to track how we are progressing in the areas that are important to us and our jobs.

Some examples of these leadership skills are…
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Upcoming Leadership Programs


Personal Leadership Retreat for Women
November 9-10, 2013
Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham, MA
Registration open.  Bring a girlfriend discount.  Don't miss out on this once a year opportunity.
Find out more and register now.


Come join our speakers: Marcia Martin, Charles Glassman, MD, Debi Silber, and Wendy Capland at this unique and inspiring Personal Leadership Retreat for Women.



Vision to Success Workshop
November 8, 2013
Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham, MA
Registration open. Register now. Space limited. 


Create your next big professional move with this life changing workshop with Wendy Capland, CEO of Vision Quest Consulting.




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Leadership Question

Leadership Questions
Use these questions to move your leadership forward.  

This month's question is about developing your leadership

Ask yourself…..

What's your learning edge (a skill or behavior you need to develop more) regarding your leadership, that if you could enhance your ability in this area it would have a major impact on your work?


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