This was the second in-person meeting for the 2016 LCLD Fellows. The meeting took place October 4-6, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

Please see below for an outline of the meeting agenda, and view the agenda "resource" at the bottom of the page for a detailed, printer-friendly version.

If you have any questions about the meeting, please contact Lori Lorenzo, LCLD Program Director.


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

12:30 - 2:00 pm


2:00 - 2:30 pm

Lori L. Lorenzo, Program Director, LCLD

2:30 - 5:00 pm

Resilience--The Key to Moving from Surviving to Thriving (NOTE: The Grit Assessment scoring is on slide 13/page 7)
John Mitchell, “The Purple Coach" and Owner, KM Advisors, LLC
(Coffee & Snack Break: 3:30-4:00 pm)

Reservations from 6:30 - 7:00 pm

Fellows will have the opportunity to sign up for Dine-Arounds the week of September 27th via SignUpGenius. Please contact Stella Askin with questions.


Wednesday, October 5, 2016

8:00 - 9:00 am


9:00 - 11:45 am

The Servant Leader: Enabling Exceptional Performance
Chris De Santis, Specialist in Management and Organization Development
(Coffee & Snack Break: 10:00-10:30 am)

12:00 - 1:00 pm


1:00 - 1:30 pm

Accountability Partner Exercise

1:30 - 3:15 pm

The Language of Leadership
Led by Joe Slay, Principal, Slay Communications LLC

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Breakout Sessions with LCLD Members (Click here to view their book recommendations)
Les Bookoff, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC | Alan Braverman, The Walt Disney Company; LCLD Board Member | Joe Conroy, Cooley LLP | Ellen Dwyer, Crowell & Moring LLP; LCLD Board Member | Marci Eisenstein, Schiff Hardin LLP | Eric Friedman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; LCLD Board Member | John Frisch, Miles & Stockbridge P.C. | Andrew Giacomini, Hanson Bridgett LLP; LCLD Board Member | Francine Griesing, Griesing Law LLC | Mike Harrington, Eli Lilly and Company; LCLD Board Member | Kimberly Johnson, Quarles & Brady LLP | Deborah Majoras, The Procter & Gamble Company; LCLD Board Member | Dan Moylan, Venable LLP | Mark Ohringer, Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. | Rick Palmore, Dentons US LLP (Retired General Counsel, General Mills, Inc.); LCLD Founding Chair Emeritus | Karen Roberts, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; LCLD Board Member  |  Gary Sasso, Carlton Fields; LCLD Board Member | William Voge, Latham & Watkins LLP | Chad Walker, Morton Salt, Inc.; 2012 LCLD Fellow

6:30 pm

Reception with LCLD Members at The Peninsula Chicago


Thursday, October 6, 2016

7:30 - 8:30 am

Breakfast: Opening Remarks from The Second City Works at 8:00 am

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Think Like an Improvisor: How the Skills of Improv Comedy Can Make You More Powerful in Your Business (Learn more with the Ensemble Effect and Leadership Ladder handouts)
The Second City WorksRobyn Scott | Jeff Griggs | Shad Kunkle | John Loos | Rachael Mason | Lori McClain
(Coffee & Snack Break: 10:45 am)

See the agenda "resource" link below for a detailed, printer-friendly version.

Photo Gallery

Photography by Wilma Jackson