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Thoughts on Systems

Systems. Of course, all workplace executives or administrators understand and apply the Systems Analysis approach easily and appropriately, right? Unfortunately, this is incorrect issue #1. But let’s gloss over that. Let’s assume they do. I’ve found problem #2 is that when they DO apply Systems Theory well, they often don’t explain the logic behind it well to […]


You Have To Choose

After spending two days in Madison with the Leadership Waupaca County program, these words have resonated with me, “you have to choose,” spoken by Lt Governor Rebecca Kleefish.  The Lt Governor related this statement to balancing our careers and personal life.  Often as leaders we find ourselves feeling the need to do so much to […]

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Active Listening – The Key to Successful Communication

In this first guest blog post, Leadership Waupaca County participant Kurt Schwan shares insights from the October 13 LWC session: Effective Communication. Special thanks to FVTC (Fox Valley Technical College) for sponsoring the classroom space. Are you an active listener?  To be an active listener can prove to be difficult for most to master.  Through personal […]


Time is running out!

The application period is coming to a close on July 31 – but given that the 31 falls on a Sunday, we will accept applications until the end of the day August 1.

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LWC Announces Early Bird Special

Early bird applicants get $25 off tuition. Submit a complete application by July 15, 2016 and tuition is only $375!* Scholarships are available – contact us for more information. *represents a $25 discount.


LWC Now Accepting Applications for Class XVII (2016-2017)

Leadership Waupaca County, celebrating over 16 years of leadership development, has graduated over 300 leaders, and is now accepting applications for Class XVII. The program is designed to help people become more informed, civic-minded leaders who are committed to the future of Waupaca County and its communities. This program is well suited for both new […]

Tom Mosgaller, keynote speaker, discussing how a healthy region depends on how the private, public, and nonprofit/civic sectors work together

Leadership Waupaca County Class XVI Graduation presented by Waupaca County UW-Extension

The Waupaca County UW-Extension office hosted a graduation ceremony for Class XVI Leadership Waupaca County participants. The event was open to anyone interested in growing leaders in Waupaca County communities.It featured Class XVI team project presentations, and the featured speaker was Tom Mosgaller, M.S. The community service project presentations began at 12:15 pm on May 12 at the Waupaca […]