2017 First Tee Partnership Update
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (November 9, 2017- November 11, 2017) – The First Tee invited Ken Blanchard and Blanchard Institute to their 2017 Annual Network Conference. Ken gave a Keynote on Organizational Leadership and Inspiring the Next Generation. Blanchard Institute accompanied by care partner, Robert Brown, trained 82 members in Leading Change where chapter Board Members and Executive Directors learned how to lead successful organizational change efforts by understanding the different stages of concern and adjusting their leadership style to improve productivity and morale. Another 43 Executive Directors and Program Directors were trained in Building Trust where they learned how to build trust to increase engagement, creativity, and commitment in the workplace.
Blanchard Institute was also invited to train at First Tee’s Outstanding Leadership Summit for students and their Alumni Summit for former First Tee students. At the Outstanding Leadership Summit, Blanchard Institute trained 28 First Tee students aged 14 to 18 in Student Self-Leadership. Students learned how to goal set with SMART goals and the SLII™ Model through juggling. Blanchard Institute also trained 12 Alumni aged 18 to 29 in DISC Personality where they learned about different types of personalities and their learning styles. Prior to the training all the Alumni took their own DISC personality assessment to better understand their own mindset and learned how they can best work with each mindset.