February: “You Either Lead by Example or You Don’t Lead At All”

This month’s theme for the day was “You Either Lead By Example or You Don’t Lead At All”, focusing on goals of learning about local businesses, the Kenosha business climate and skills on leading the process of change.   We spent the day at Uline – a perfect setting for learning about local businesses and Kenosha’s […]

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January: “Challenge is the Crucible for Greatness”

The theme for the January Leadership Kenosha meeting was “Challenge is the Crucible for Greatness.” Our first goal for the day was to increase our knowledge of, and skills for, conflict resolution. To this end, Mr. Robert Beezat, author, and consultant with GovHR USA, helped us understand the dynamics of conflict management. He stated that […]

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December: “Trust Rules”

“Trust Rules” served as the theme for this month’s class. We began the day at the Kenosha County Administration Building, learning about the structure of our county government, the roles of local officials and learning why our local leaders chose to become involved in government.  A big thanks to Jennie Tunkieicz, Kimberly Breunig, Curt Wilson, […]

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Juan at Daniels Dairy Farm

May: “Leaders Say Yes”

It was a wonderful day, on May 16, 2016, at the Kenosha County Center.  The sun was shining and it was a marvelous day to have a tour in Kenosha County.  We first met Andy Buehler, Director of Planning Operations, Kenosha County Department of Planning and Development.  Andy started by saying that their job takes […]

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April: “Leadership is an Affair of the Heart”

In April, Leadership Kenosha’s morning activities took place at the Kenosha Community Health Center on 14th Avenue. We were hosted by Mary Coffey, the Executive Director. Mary shared with us the varied and impressive programs that the Community Health Center has grown or improved in the last year. One initiative of particular interest is a […]

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Gateway Horizon Center Tour

March: “The Best Leaders are the Best Learners”

Leadership Kenosha’s March theme was titled, “The Best Leaders are the Best Learners,” which highlighted the importance of continuous improvement. As leaders, we are not predisposed to greatness, and it is necessary to put in hard work to hone personalized attributes that make personalized strengths clearly defined, and it takes deliberate practice in order to […]

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Diana and Kyle presenting book chapter

January: “Challenge is the Crucible for Greatness”

Our 5th month meeting took a departure from our travel to places where we’re comfortable to uncomfortable locations of the Kenosha County Detention Center and Kenosha Correctional Center. However, both locations provided the opportunity to learn about leadership. Our goals of the day included expanding our understanding of the law enforcement & judicial system in […]

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