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Welcome to the Learning and Leadership Development Website

The Learning and Leadership Development department would like to welcome you to our website. If you are here for the first time, we hope this will be your first of many visits to our site. Please save a shortcut to your desktop or add this page to your favorites for easy access in the future.

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Make improving your skills and advancing your career an integral part of your New Year’s resolution. Get started by visiting our Courses page or download our Course Catalog. These resources outline all of the leadership courses that LLD proudly offers to our employees. Please check back often as new courses and class dates are added periodically. 

Training Consultation

If you are responsible for the creation of education, we would like to offer our assistance on your next project. LLD is prepared to consult with you and your team to create highly effective training for your employees. Utilizing training methodologies that incorporate advanced learning theory and neuroscience, we can assist you with all of your educational needs. For more information regarding how we can assist on your next training project, please take a moment to visit our Services page.

Leadership Quick Tips

Finally, we would like to encourage you to sign up to have our bi-monthly leadership tips sent directly to your inbox. These tips are designed to help incrementally improve your skills as a leader. They are short, to the point, and will never take more than 10 minutes to complete. If you do not already receive these tips, we encourage you to complete the request form located below.

Again, thank you for visiting our website. We wish you all a safe and prosperous 2021.


Featured Courses

Leading Without a Title

Four Stages of Leadership

This leadership course was developed specifically for employees who are not currently in a leadership role at Covenant. It covers the important qualities of a leader, self-analysis, and methods the employee can use to continuously improve their leadership skills. 

Understanding Your PDP Results

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Professional DynaMetric Program (PDP) is a behavioral assessment that measures the dynamics of an individual by focusing on four cornerstones of behavior. Ultimately these behavioral styles culminate to form our personality. The assessment identifies motivators and shows how environmental factors affect stress, energy and satisfaction levels. An emphasis is placed on how you accomplish tasks, communicate, your leadership style, motivators / de-motivators, mental energy level, and behavioral satisfaction. 

Employment Law Simulation

Employment Law

Review various non-discriminatory laws & regulations, gain basic knowledge in order to avoid possible areas of concern, learn about the manager’s role in investigations & documentation. 

Quick Tips

Empathy

Empathy

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That car would not let me merge on the highway this morning! My boss didn’t say hello to me when he came in today! That lady was rude to me in the grocery store! I texted her 10 minutes ago and she still hasn’t texted back. Whenever we experience one of these situations it’s too 

Self-Actualization

Self-Actualization

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When you think of the term “self-actualization” you might think of Maslow’s hierarchy. The level where a person reaches his/her full potential. What’s most interesting is that it’s not about impressing others. Rather it is a full acceptance of ourselves – our faults and limitations, as well as our skills and talents. Self-actualized individuals have 

Fired for 45 minutes

I was once fired for 45 minutes

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Yes, you read it right. It was not my proudest moment, but I now fully recognize how I ended up there. I simply didn’t do what was needed to control the situation I was in. I let it escalate and then took it upon myself to aggravate the situation further. I became combative and let 

Director Update

The Last Half 2021

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Welcome to the last half of 2021! I wanted to share some more exciting news from our department and a variety of things you can expect from us before the end of the year. We continue to work towards making our department a solid resource for all our employees. We can only do that with 

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Learning & Leadership Development News

  • Empathy

    Empathy

    That car would not let me merge on the highway this morning! My boss didn’t say hello to me when he came in today! That lady was rude to me in the grocery store! I texted her 10 minutes ago and she still hasn’t texted back. Whenever we experience one of these situations it’s too 

  • Self-Actualization

    Self-Actualization

    When you think of the term “self-actualization” you might think of Maslow’s hierarchy. The level where a person reaches his/her full potential. What’s most interesting is that it’s not about impressing others. Rather it is a full acceptance of ourselves – our faults and limitations, as well as our skills and talents. Self-actualized individuals have 

  • The Last Half 2021

    Halfway There

    Welcome to the last half of 2021! I wanted to share some more exciting news from our department and a variety of things you can expect from us before the end of the year. We continue to work towards making our department a solid resource for all our employees. We can only do that with 

  • Hybrid Course

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    For those who have a long commute to CenterPoint campus or those who enjoy learning online, our Learning, Leadership and Development classes will soon be transitioning to in-person but don’t fret. We have a new opportunity of you! Soon you’ll have the ability to enroll in a course designed to include participants on Zoom within 

  • Fired for 45 minutes

    I was once fired for 45 minutes

    Yes, you read it right. It was not my proudest moment, but I now fully recognize how I ended up there. I simply didn’t do what was needed to control the situation I was in. I let it escalate and then took it upon myself to aggravate the situation further. I became combative and let 

  • Independence

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    It’s often easy to spout our opinions in social media formats but how often do we really step out and stand for what we believe is right, even when no one is by our side? With self-direction and critical thinking skills you can sort through the ideas and expectations of others and reach your own 

  • Assertiveness

    Assertiveness

    Have you ever been in a meeting when you had a strong opinion about what was being discussed but you didn’t speak up? Perhaps you didn’t want your emotions to escalate, or perhaps you didn’t use Assertiveness. Being assertive allows you to express your point of view effectively.  Without a healthy level of assertiveness you 

  • Putting People Back in Best Practice

    Putting People Back in Best Practice

    Having worked in many different industries over the past 20 years, I can tell you a few things that my former employers all had in common. One similarity was that they all sought out best practices but often overlooked the human resources that made these best practices work. In many cases, I watched these companies 

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