Leading With Courage in the Chaos

April 28, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. Eastern | 11:00 a.m. Pacific (1.0 hours)

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With so much uncertainty during this pandemic, each of us are tasked with making an incredible number of difficult decisions that have long lasting implications for the organizations we lead and the communities we serve. With resource limitations and unknown timeframes tying our hands, how do we as leaders fight through our fear and anxiety and provide courageous leadership in the midst of this crisis?

During this webinar, you will learn four key questions that can help you lead with courage. You’ll also have the opportunity to use that courage to tackle some the toughest programming, financial, and management challenges you may be facing. You don’t have to navigate this crisis alone!

About the Presenter

Rick Guttersohn, LLMSW is a social worker, speaker, and impact leadership consultant who is passionate about equipping mission-minded individuals and organizations to increase their impact. 

Formerly, Rick was the executive director of a grief support organization in Metro Detroit that provides peer based support programs to adults and children after the death of a loved one. During this time, he helped the organization overcome some significant programming, financial and operational challenges. He implemented several key strategic changes that led to a 93% operating budget increase, a new facility, and new and expanded programs that touched over 100 lives each week! 

Rick received his MSW from Wayne State University with a concentration in social work leadership, and his BSW from Spring Arbor University.  He completed a two year ministry internship leading small groups and serving people in recovery. Prior to social work, Rick spent ten years in retail management and sales before changing career paths and dedicating his life to serving those who need hope. Rick married his wife Cheryl in 2012. In 2019, they adopted a baby boy named Jaxson and 2020, Rick transitioned into a new role - full time daddy!