Leadership is a learned business edge. San Francisco is home to many leadership, networking, and community building events.
Leadership is a growing skill that is in demand. It is useful in business, family interactions, and carries over to daily living. Good leaders are in short supply, chiefly because it takes effort, work, self-control, and self-correction. It is about how motivated we are to make fundamental changes and shift our thinking, perceptions, and what we have grown accustomed to.
Professional Leadership Behaviors are:
• Proactive initiative
• Personal EXCELLENCE
The proactive initiative looks for all the pieces to the puzzle in advance. Examine a bigger picture that creates a win-win situation. Take the steps necessary to think about every angle and the related outcomes and connected consequences.
Communication is being the first to say ‘hello’. Keep all doors open without judgment. Utilize the dashboards of information gathering, learned powers of discernment, and stay neutral as this contributes to successful remedies.
Personal excellence is within each of us. It is our internal commitment to ethics. This self-directed work demands that we do the right thing, no matter what. This includes the ability to make right the decisions, pivot and self-correct, and move toward creative ideas and service. This is the quickest way to increase dignity, meaning, and community.
For consideration, look for classes at your local Community Colleges, business seminars, and continuing education.
Here are five March San Francisco networking and education events.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017; 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST (Free) ~ Starting a Business in San Francisco
If you have thought about starting your own business this is your first step! In order to make good decisions, we need information. This seminar includes licenses, permits, business rules and regulations. Sign up by calling 415-744-6820 or email [email protected] It is held at the SBA Entrepreneur Center on 455 Market Street in Suite 600 on the 6th floor, San Francisco.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (Free) ~ Discover the Key to Making Successful Connections in the New Global Era.
The author in Residence, Michael Landers, gives an informative and interactive presentation that expands perceptions and enhances leadership skills. Our multicultural global communities command cross-cultural communication, leadership, team building, and diversity. Expand expectations and improve all your interactions by joining the conversation at NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center, 505 Howard St, Plaza Level, San Francisco, CA 94105
If you are looking for a group of entrepreneurs consider the Impact Hub of San Francisco. They have a calendar of networking events to choose from. Their mission is to get ‘higher standards that allow communities to stand together’. In addition to regular events, Impact Hub holds an annual conference to showcase members, stakeholders, and the global market and community. They are at 901 Mission Street, in San Francisco. Learn more here
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Meet up at 106 miles! This group meets informally every fourth Wednesday of the month in San Francisco from 6 pm to 9 pm at variable locations. Established by friends and engineers of start-ups, they welcome anyone with an interest.
As the Blues Brothers quote goes, “It’s 106 miles to Chicago; we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses.”
Take a chance and share ideas, network and socialize. For more information visit.
Learn in-demand abilities and talents. The General Assembly offers training, career transformation information, meetup, mixers, and panel education discussions for professionals. It is a way to collaborate and meet other people. The events vary in place and dates, so visit here for more information. They are at General Assembly, 225 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA.
Diana Rangaves is an author and leader. DianaRangaves.com