Inspired by actor, martial artist, and philosopher Chuck Norris, and based on research from the Slow Movement in Italy, Ralph Simone of Emergent shares the practices that will get you into “flow” state and optimize your performance simply by slowing down. (view more)


Emergent Leader 2-Day Workshop

May 15, 2018
Leadership Roundtable

Performance Management that Works

May 16, 2018

SheFORWARD – New Date

The Century Club
May 23, 2018

LeadFORWARD VII Retreat #3

Inns of Aurora
June 06, 2018
Leadership Roundtable

How to Have the Conversation(s) You’re Avoiding

June 13, 2018

LeadFORWARD VII Retreat #4

Inns of Aurora
September 12, 2018
Leadership Roundtable

It’s Not Working Because…

September 19, 2018

Conscious Leadership

October 04, 2018

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Gary Stevens, Assistant Vice President, Operations, SRCTec
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Mary Malone McCarthy, Founder and CEO, M3 Placement & Partnership
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Meghan Tidd, Chief Marketing Officer, VIP Structures
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Rob Hack, President & CEO, HealtheConnections
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Karen Sammon, President & Chief Executive Officer, PAR Technology
"I recently started a new position with a technology company doing outbound sales, where I was introduced to Cathy. Cathy helped me transition into my new position with ease and provided me with the sales coaching I needed in order to be successful. I am very thankful that I have had the opportunity to work with Cathy as she offers me continuous support and guidance through the sales process...." read more
Liz Foster, Information Management Consultant, TERACAI
"LeadFORWARD gave me the tools to improve my leadership effectiveness through a better understanding of my own values, behaviors and motivations. This increased understanding has provided a catalyst for effective leadership and vision in my work, which has transformed the way I engage with teams within the organization...." read more
Lisa Fostveit, Advanced Manufacturing Manager, Marquardt Switches
"Emergent (formerly PLS) has had a significant impact on my personal leadership development. I see a difference in how I'm approaching relationships and leadership opportunities in professional and personal settings..." read more
Scott Gregory, Director of Sales, Seneca Data
"I highly recommend the LeadForward program to those that are looking to take the next step from a leadership development standpoint. This experience has given me the clarity that I lacked to achieve the goals I have set forth for myself both personally and professionally..." read more
Jim McCarthy, President, Northland Communications
"The Emergent (formerly PLS) team gives you the framework, education, accountability and the access to others successful people that help take your career to the next level. The programs are not intended to be a once and done approach. There is no end to the development of the successful leader..." read more
Kevin Conley, Former CEO, Seneca Data