PrintLearn Habits to Become Your Most Successful


  • Transition from individual performer to leader of others
  • Understand personal blind spots and ineffective habits
  • Gain a proven approach to positive behavior change

January 12 & 26, 2018 (2 half days)


Who It’s for:

Anyone who leads/manages others and wants to overcome their blind spots

About this workshop

The Leadership Green Room is presented by Republic Bank FoundationYou’ve been successful up until now—but could you redefine yourself for continued success in the future?

This interactive workshop is designed for talented, skilled and accomplished professionals who want to take their career to the next level. Participants will explore how some of the behaviors that lead to individual success may be the very tendencies that limit their potential. With greater awareness of interpersonal skills in leadership, participants will create a developmental action plan that equips them for greater career responsibility.

  • “Thank you for a wonderful course! I learned so much and now have the right language to express my thoughts around growth going forward.”
    Katy Miller, Vice President, Marketing and Digital Strategy

  • “This workshop was great. I really enjoyed the peer coaching aspect and felt inspired to change personally and professionally.”
    Eric Lewis, Director, Client Services, DBS Interactive

  • “Love the workshop! Whether someone is a boss or a contributing employee, I think everyone could benefit from a training of this nature.”
    Neil Gonterman, Print Production Supervisor – Materials Production Director, Jefferson County Public Schools

What does Lead Like a Boss teach?

Participants will learn:

  • How to own their success and change career limiting behaviors
  • Ways to gather feedback to increase self-awareness of interpersonal obstacles
  • Tools for building a personal action plan and ongoing follow up strategies

What kind of results can I expect?

With great performance comes greater career responsibility, and this often requires new skillsets and behaviors to achieve further success. Utilizing the powerful and solution-based curriculum from bestselling author Marshall Goldsmith’s book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, the outcomes from this workshop include:

  • Improved working relationships
  • More effective performance in leading others
  • Simple techniques to make positive behavior change

“I am a very driven, confident and results-oriented person, and imagined that would be enough to move up at my firm. This presentation helped me see that how I work with co-workers and ‘my brand’ are just as important to my professional success. With the list of habits and exercises in the presentation, I can start taking steps in the right direction to better collaborate and communicate with my team.”

– Mandy McNabb, consultant, Denali Group


Zangari_Lisa 013a_100x129aLisa Buckley Zangari, director of learning for the Leadership Louisville Center, brings a unique blend of business savvy and human-driven change management developed from more than 12 years spent on the front lines of innovation.  Prior to joining the Center, Lisa was a senior director at ?What If! Innovation Partners in New York City, where she worked closely with Fortune 500 executives to build innovation capability, develop new products and services, launch internal start-ups, and nurture more creative corporate cultures.  As the global account leader for several clients, she worked in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and across North America.

Lisa has designed numerous leadership development programs for companies such as AARP, American Express, Citibank, Disney, Hasbro, Independence Blue Cross, Pfizer, The Hershey Company, and more.  This work included taking leaders behind the scenes of some of the world’s most innovative organizations – Facebook, Google, Southwest Airlines, etc. – and helping them apply what they learned back in their own organizations.

Since moving to Louisville in 2015, Lisa has volunteered her consulting services to local organizations such as New Roots, Inc., the Louisville Downtown Residents Association and Camp Nature Odyssey for kids.

Lisa earned her Masters of Business Administration at Texas A&M University and has undergraduate degrees in psychology and musical theatre.

Prather_Holly_100Holly Prather is Vice President of the Leadership Louisville Center.  With over 15 years of experience, Holly heads up the marketing team for the Center and manages all special events, alumni engagement, public relations and training & development programming.  Prior to joining the Leadership Louisville Center in 2009, she was Community and Government Relations Manager for the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) in Louisville, responsible for strategic planning and implementing communications programs for external and internal audiences.  She also served on public relations team in large advertising and PR agency with clients in the arts, online services and the financial industry.

Holly has a master’s degree in communications from Webster University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and communication from Georgetown College in Georgetown, KY.  She is president of the Bluegrass Chapter of PRSA, was named one of Business First’s Forty Under 40 in 2015 and is a graduate of Focus Louisville.  She and her husband Nathan reside in Louisville and have two daughters.


Leadership Louisville Center members receive $50 off registration price of $450 – email us for the discount code.

Contact us

Need more information? Contact Lisa Zangari, Director of Learning, or call (502) 561-0458.