Leadership Excellence Series

Sharpen your leadership abilities, earn a certificate of completion

Join Dr. Shirley Davis as she guides Congress attendees through the Leadership Excellence Series education track: two double sessions aimed at cultivating leaders.

Those who attend all workshops in this education track will receive a certificate of completion.
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Dr. Shirley Davis, Ph.D., CSP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Global Workforce Expert, International Keynote Speaker

1st Double Session

Part 1: Building a Winning, Welcoming and High Performing Workplace Culture

In this high-energy and engaging session, Dr. Davis shares the latest research and innovative strategies for how winning cultures are created and how they lead to significant benefits to the employer, the employee, and to the bottom line. Learn practical tips on how you can contribute to building a welcoming, winning, and high performing workplace culture.

Part 2: Unconscious Bias in Decision Making

This presentation underpins the discussion on diversity and inclusion and cultural competence by helping participants move from unconscious to conscious awareness of their own biases. Through video vignettes, group discussions, and self-reflection activities, Dr. Davis guides participants through several real world examples of how biases play out in the workplace and how they impact individual and organizational behavior. Walk away with strategies for how to address bias in the workplace

2nd Double Session

Part 1—Mastering your Reinvention in an Era of Disruption

In this session, Dr. Davis identifies some of the most pressing challenges/issues that business leaders face at work and how these issues have a significant impact on our self-worth, self-confidence, attitude, and performance. She'll share proven strategies and tips for how to become the master of your own reinvention, take control of your destiny, and live a life of significance and fulfillment at work and in every area of your life.

Part 2—Ten C’s to Achieving Career Success

Hear the inspiring story of how Dr. Davis moved up the corporate ladder to the C-Suite while managing a demanding role, pursuing her doctorate degree, and being a single mom. She will highlight the key competencies and skills that will be relevant to employers both today and in the future as well as identify the top 10 key strategies that she and other successful leaders have implemented in order to achieve career success.