[EVENT] Leadership Trust = Leadership Character: June 7 in London

Small Business Events London: Leadership Trust = Leadership Character

High-performing organizations have leaders whose character shines. Courage, drive, accountability, integrity, and good judgement are the mainstays of what leaders bring to the table; however, great leaders also embrace humility, justice, humanity, patience, collaboration, and transcendence. These are the 11 dimensions of Leader Character.

Southwestern Ontario businesses can learn about Leader Character and strategies to attract and retain more high-quality employees at the upcoming Leadership Trust = Leadership Character event.

Co-sponsored by RBC London, Genesis Executive Management Inc., and Mentor Works Ltd., the June 7 live event is an interactive opportunity that will empower business leaders to succeed in challenging job markets. It will uncover top leadership and workforce development strategies and help companies access government funding to reduce hiring and training costs.

June 7 Event: Leadership Trust = Leadership Character

On Thursday, June 7, Mentor Works Ltd. is partnering with Genesis Executive Management and RBC London to host a live event for Southwestern Ontario business leaders interested in improving their organization’s leadership capacity.

The session will begin with opening remarks from Gus Kotsiomitis, VP of Commercial Financial Services at RBC London, and be followed by three unique sessions that explore how your organization can drive high-performing teams. This includes an Ivey Business School breakthrough program on the 11 Dimensions of Leader Character, exploration of strategies to attract and retain top-tier employees, and government funding programs to offset the costs of hiring and training projects.

Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018
Time: 8:00-9:30am (Registration and networking to begin at 7:30am)
Location: Horton Street Goodwill Centre, 255 Horton St. E, London, ON N6B 1L1
Cost: No charge. Registration is required as space is limited.

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Event Takeaways

  • Understand the importance of retaining and attracting employees in a more challenging job market
  • Explore proven leadership development training strategies to catalyze growth and development across your organization
  • Discover funding programs for hiring, training, and productivity tools for your workforce

Event Speakers

Gus Kotsiomitis
VP Commercial Financial Services, Royal Bank of Canada (London/St. Thomas) 

Gus joined Royal Bank in 1990 and held various account management and management positions in small business, corporate, and real estate markets. He currently heads Royal Bank’s Commercial Banking group in London and St. Thomas and has responsibility for banking relationships in the Region.



Philip Serrien
Group Consultant, Royal Bank of Canada (London/St. Thomas) 

Phil joined the Royal Bank in 2010 and has been working with the Group Advantage arm for the last six years. He specializes in employee financial wellness and group savings programs that help employees attain financial wellness and stability.



Loretta Biscaro Smith
Founder and President, Genesis Executive Management Inc.

Loretta Biscaro Smith is the founder and President of Genesis Executive Management Inc., which specializes in leadership development. She has coached and provided expertise to senior executives from around the world. Biscaro Smith is an Executive in Residence at the Ian O. Ihnatowycz for leadership at the Ivey Business School.



Bernadeen McLeod
President and Founder, Mentor Works Ltd.

Bernadeen worked in the corporate arena for 18 years as an executive and general manager in the manufacturing sector. With considerable expertise in government funding, both on a federal and provincial level, Bernadeen understands the aspects most critical to a successful Proactive Funding Plan™.


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Posted: May 18, 2018 by Jeff Shepherd. Updated: May 18, 2018 by Jeff Shepherd

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