NEWS ABOUT 2020 rlf PROGRAMS...

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RLF OFFERS ADDED VALUE FOR 2020 AS IN-PERSON PROGRAMS MOVE TO 2021

  • All 2020 RLF participants are being moved to next year's RLF experience of 6 traditional in-person sessions which will resume in 2021.


  • For the balance of 2020 and early 2021, current RLF participants will continue occasional virtual meetings to share special content and connectivity, providing additive value for this year's class in advance of their on-site RLF experience in 2021.


WE'RE RESPONDING TO THE STRONG PREFERENCE FOR IN-PERSON SESSIONS

  • The move to 2021 is being made out of concern for the health and well-being of all RLF constituents amid varying state / local guidelines and evolving travel / meeting restrictions.  


  • RLF has also surveyed 2020 sponsors who have communicated a strong preference for the move to on-site / in-person sessions in 2021 to preserve the powerful impact of the RLF experience.

THERE'S STILL TIME TO PARTICIPATE IN VIRTUAL MEETINGS AHEAD OF 2021

  • In addition to current 2020 RLF participants moving to 2021 forums, new RLF registrations are also being accepted for anyone wishing to join the added-value combination of 2020 virtual meetings plus 2021 in-person sessions.  


LESSONS FROM 2020 WILL LEAD TO AN EVEN STRONGER RLF IN FUTURE YEARS

  • As current virtual forum gatherings progress throughout 2020 and early 2021, RLF is learning important lessons to add increased value to future offerings, enabling RLF to continue standing apart from all other leadership development programs.


VIRTUAL MEETINGS ARE UNDERWAY IN ADVANCE OF THE 2021 PROGRAMS

Please click on the links below for the latest information about individual RLF programs during the remainder of 2020 and throughout 2021:


WHY CHOOSE RLF?

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THE NEED FOR STRONG LEADERS HAS NEVER BEEN GREATER

Our world today is even more complex.  It's filled with relentless change ... unexpected shifts … unpredictable ambiguity.  So the need for strong leaders has never been greater.  Leaders who:

  • Thrive amid volatility and change while deploying highly-developed critical thinking skills.
  • Adeptly leverage their personal leadership strengths.
  • Evoke creativity, innovation and collaboration with teams throughout the enterprise. 
  • Clearly know their values and instinctively do the right thing at all times.  


RLF IS UNIQUE

RLF IS NOT A SET OF QUICK WORKSHOPS, LECTURES OR SEMINARS. RLF IS:

  • A rigorous and highly-experiential “learning lab” which promotes long-term leadership development via six 2-day sessions held over the course of nine months.
  • The cross-fertilization of ideas, experiences and practices to help participants pull from within themselves and each other to blossom amid an environment of deep learning.

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LONG-TERM CHANGE BEST OCCURS IN AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT

LONG-TERM CHANGE BEST OCCURS IN AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT

LONG-TERM CHANGE BEST OCCURS IN AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT

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RLF's 2-day sessions are held weeks apart over the course of 8-9 months, resulting in continually reinforced change in critical thinking, behavior and capabilities.

5,000+ GRADS HAVE BECOME SKILLFUL, QUALITY LEADERS

LONG-TERM CHANGE BEST OCCURS IN AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT

LONG-TERM CHANGE BEST OCCURS IN AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT

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Since 1993, hundreds of leading national and global companies have relied on RLF's time-tested program to transform their high-potential, top talent.

RLF IS RENOWNED FOR ITS RICH, SIGNATURE CURRICULUM

LONG-TERM CHANGE BEST OCCURS IN AN IMMERSIVE ENVIRONMENT

RLF IS RENOWNED FOR ITS RICH, SIGNATURE CURRICULUM

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RLF's model catalyzes innovation and personal growth, instilling self-awareness, self-confidence and leadership tools to carry people to the top of their professions.

RLF IS RENOWNED FOR ITS RICH, SIGNATURE CURRICULUM

 

 

L - E - A - D

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RLF IS ABOUT ... LEARNING

Deep knowledge is fostered through the reading and discussing of 25+ books to analyze and absorb a broad spectrum of important leadership principles. 

RLF IS ... EXPERIENTIAL

Participants are immersed in a rich, highly engaging team environment to practice, network and grow, reaping the benefits of the experiences of everyone in the room. 

RLF IS ABOUT ... ADAPTABILITY

Over 9 months, RLF participants become more adept at embracing and adapting to change, as a launching point to innovation, creativity and inspiration. 

RLF IS ABOUT ... DISCOVERY

RLF is about discovering one’s self and a sense of mission — to assess and adjust one’s own performance and vulnerabilities to best lead other people and new situations.

what takes place in rlf?

Watch participants describe their RLF journey and its outcomes.

REVIEWS FROM SOME OF OUR GRADUATES ...

Matt Parisi ... VP of Data Platforms & Tooling - Allstate

Matt Parisi ... VP of Data Platforms & Tooling - Allstate

Matt Parisi ... VP of Data Platforms & Tooling - Allstate

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“ When I was about two-thirds through RLF I was asked to take over a new team of nearly 200 people.  Thanks to what I was learning and applying through RLF and the lessons learned from the book discussions, I focused on listening, understanding various points of view and receiving feedback from all of the business and technology partners.  Over the next 3 years, I was able to help change the culture and business partner relationships, as well as increase the trust level and foster a more positive tone and higher energy level throughout the team.   The RLF experience truly made me pause, reflect, and consider the way I take on any new assignment -- including another new recent promotion to Vice President.  Without RLF, I know I wouldn't be where I am today. “

Zoe Todorovic ... SVP-IT / CIO - Genworth Canada

Matt Parisi ... VP of Data Platforms & Tooling - Allstate

Matt Parisi ... VP of Data Platforms & Tooling - Allstate

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"RLF certainly changed the trajectory of my career, with my promotion to VP the following year and all subsequent opportunities a direct result of my participation in the program.  The RLF experience instilled the business, networking, and strategic thinking skills that continue to be my guiding principles of authentic leadership.  The practices of self awareness, and taking the time to ponder and reflect, developed a core attachment to and understanding of my own values and life goals.  I continue to recommend and send others to RLF -- both IT and Operations professionals -- and watch with delight as they're transformed into greater leaders, as they give back to their teams and the organization, and blossom into their potential as human beings. RLF truly is a refreshingly hopeful and positively-focused experience."

Brian Claspell ... CIO / VP of IT - Bassett Furniture

Brian Claspell ... CIO / VP of IT - Bassett Furniture

Brian Claspell ... CIO / VP of IT - Bassett Furniture

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 “At a pivotal place in my career, a mentor and friend recommended me to participate in SIM's RLF program. After completing the final session, I walked out with a fresh view on leadership, relationships -- and, most importantly, myself. The books, activities and discussions were great ...  but what I learned from the people (facilitators and fellow RLF attendees) was incredible. The foundational principals and concepts I absorbed during RLF have definitely enhanced my professional opportunities. More importantly, they have enhanced my ability to enjoy my career." 

Sean Hagarty ... VP of IT - Bioventus

Brian Claspell ... CIO / VP of IT - Bassett Furniture

Brian Claspell ... CIO / VP of IT - Bassett Furniture

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"RLF helped me to re-affirm the type of leader I am – giving me my leadership compass – and confirmed my belief in the type of legacy I wanted to create from my career.  It also provided a renewed interest in lifelong learning, which I continue today.  Shortly after RLF, I was promoted to VP – Information Technology, leading a global IT team through strategic and tactical activities.  Today, I’m fortunate to be able to continue to send my company’s high-performing IT leaders to RLF every year.

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