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Thriving in VUCA: Navigating Complexity and Uncertainty

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. (EDT)
Cost: FREE! 
Location: Virtual

Join us on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 11 a.m (EDT) as Franklin's Leadership Center  presents “Thriving in VUCA: Navigating Complexity and Uncertainty” featuring Maureen Metcalf, Founder and CEO, Innovative Leadership Institute.

In this dynamic presentation, we explore strategies and tools for thriving in a VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) world, empowering leaders to navigate complex challenges and uncertainties with confidence. Discover how to foster resilience, innovation, and adaptability in your team, as we delve into the essential skills needed to excel in today's rapidly changing landscape.

Meet the Speaker:

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Maureen Metcalf
Founder and CEO
Innovative Leadership Institute

Maureen Metcalf, Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, is a celebrated executive advisor dedicated to positively impacting the world through exceptional leadership. Maureen specializes in helping clients envision success, elevate their leadership capabilities, and enable transformative change.

Holding an Honorary Doctorate in Community Leadership from Franklin University for her significant contributions to the field, Maureen is also a Fellow of the International Leadership Association. In addition, she is the author of a globally acclaimed book series on innovative leadership, which has garnered international recognition and awards.

As the host of the top 1% podcast worldwide, "Innovating Leadership: Co-creating our Future," Maureen engages with a global audience, sharing insights and inspiring new ideas. As a regular writer and expert contributor for Forbes.com, Maureen is a prestigious Forbes Coaches Council member.

In addition to her professional achievements, Maureen is passionate about education. She has taught leadership and organization transformation at the MBA level for multiple universities. She serves as Vice President of the James Madison University School of Strategic Leadership Studies Advisory Committee. She is also an active Franklin Mason Leadership Center Advisory Board member.

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