2024 Leadership & Team Development

Leadership Launch
A 6-Month Journey

With new offerings for 2024 we hope you’ll join us for a leadership development experience designed to transform your skills from good to great on your journey to leadership effectiveness. Together we’ll discover diverse skills to enhance self-awareness, communication, and collaboration to increase engagement as an influential leader!

Each leadership development opportunity is offered twice in 2024. Choose any over six months or the entire year to step more into the leader you want to be. See the description of each session below and register through the form. These offerings are available for Extension Foundation Members. If you have any questions or curiosities please send them to leadership@extension.org. We look forward to serving you and learning together! 

Personal Leadership Bootcamp
January 16, 23, & 30 or July 16, July 23 & July 30
2:00-3:15 PM ET

  • A 3-part series invites participants to really get to know themselves, choose a path, and take action with the power of a personal leadership philosophy!


February 20 or August 20
2:00-3:15 PM ET

  • Creating an environment where trust can flourish is less about the time we spend and more about the behaviors we display. If you want high personal and organizational trust, be trustworthy!

Busy is a Choice

March 12 or September 10
2:00 - 3:15 PM ET

  • The secret to concentration is elimination! That’s right! Saying “no” can
    be positive. Learn how letting go sets us up to receive and helps us step into our most unique contributions.


Diffuse the Drama
March 19 or September 17
2:00 - 3:15 PM ET

  • Peter Drucker said, “Three things happen naturally in organizations; friction, confusion & underperformance. Everything else requires leadership.” Too often we get in our own way by playing the Victim, Villain, and Hero roles. Learn how to evolve into Coach, Creator, Challenger!


Crucial Conversations for Mastering Dialogue (Premier Offering) 

April 2nd, April 9, April 16th, April 23, April 30 or October 1, October 8, October 15, October 22 & October 29th
2-4 PM ET $500.00 per participant

  • Backed by 30 years of social science, Crucial Conversations for Mastering Dialogue represents the
    standard in effective communication and the marker of high-performance individuals & organizations.
    The course teaches 9 powerful skills for working through disagreement to achieve better results.


Crucial Influence (Premier Offering)
May 7, May 14 & May 21 or November 5 November 12 & November 19
2:00-3:30 PM ET $500.00 per participant

  • Crucial Influence is rooted in 50 years of social science research and teaches the renowned Six Sources
    of Influence model. The course reveals the personal, social, and structural sources that shape behavior and
    teaches a method for using these sources to influence people and results.


June 11 or December 3
2:00-3:30 PM ET

  • Working with a group you wish felt like a team? Together we’ll uncover the 5 aspects of highly effective teams with wisdom from Google’s “Project Aristotle” to unleash the power of great teamwork.


Distributed Leadership
June 18 or December 10
2:00-4:00 PM ET

  • When everybody matters, transparency rules, and clarity are the norm we can embrace a collaborative
    approach that engages individuals in all parts of an organization to take on leadership roles & responsibilities.

Register for all or any of
the Leadership Launch 6th Month Journey events:


Leadership & Team Development with Karl Bradley

Karl joined the Extension Foundation team in 2020 after 23 years in the U.S. Air Force. As the leadership and team development lead, his job is to influence the 32 thousand Cooperative Extension professionals to create meaningful experiences for the people of our nation. He does this through individual and team coaching, grant support, and membership offerings. Above all, he is a proud spouse and father of two amazing humans!