News Release

Published on Thursday, September 18, 2008

Western Technical College’s Business and Industry Services Division is offering a series of five seminars devoted to the leadership topics. The seminars, collectively called “Lessons in Leadership,” will be held various Fridays from 7:30-9:00 a.m. on the La Crosse Campus.

Friday, Oct. 3, “Motivate Me? I Dare You,” covers ways to motivate employees, to communicate in meaningful ways, and tap into intrinsic motivators.

Friday, Oct. 24, “Goal Setting Isn’t Enough,” provides information on how to focus staff on the most important goals and how to put goal alignment and planning to work.

Friday, Nov. 7, “Leading Responsible Teams,” identifies five steps to true empowerment as well as why it is important to set critical boundaries for your team.

Friday, Nov. 14, “Put Me in Coach … I’m Ready!,” shows how to develop employee leadership skills for steady performance improvement.

Friday, Dec. 12, “Leadership by Example Doesn’t Work…” reveals the secret of progressive delegation so employees won’t need to be told what to do.

Cost is $29 per session or $125 for all five sessions. A light breakfast is included. To register, contact the Business and Industry Services Division at 608.785.9232 or e-mail For details on this and other seminars, visit