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You On The Hot Seat

Teresa R. Schwab, LMSW, PCC, KLC Associate, President, Arnavon Strategies, LLC,


Teresa Schwab is a member of the KLC Coach Team and President of Arnavon Strategies, an independent firm offering customized leadership development and individual, team and group coaching. A trainer, facilitator and coach, Teresa has spent over 20 years working for and with organizations with budgets ranging from $50,000 up to $50 million. Teresa utilizes a wide variety of facilitation and training methods to help clients define and achieve their aspirations. Most notably, she offers highly challenging and experiential opportunities that encourage individuals and systems to stretch to their growth edge to increase capacity and support transformation.

Teresa holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas, is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation and holds a Community and Civic Leadership Coach Certificate through the Kansas Leadership Center (KLC). She is an instructor with the University of Kansas Public Management Center. Teresa grew up in rural Western Kansas. In 1995, she and her husband sold everything they owned to join the Peace Corps, moving to the South Pacific country of the Solomon Islands to do rural community development work. She and her husband now reside in Lawrence with their three sons.

Session Description: 

You’ve gathered tons of information from Activate. Ideas swirl around your head. You feel inspired, full of new insights and possibilities.
But we’ve all been to conferences before. We’ve all put conference notes on a shelf. We glance at them months later and realize nothing has changed.

Ready to do something different this time?

At KLC we don’t just energize you, fill you with insights and send you home. With You on the Hot Seat you get targeted peer coaching from fellow conference-goers. We challenge you to leave with a plan of action: What will you try? What will you do? What is your next experiment?

In a lively, interactive peer coaching process, you decide what’s next. You design experiments to make your leadership development more fun, impactful, innovative, creative or transformational. Experience a blend of support and challenge from peers. Set goals and hold yourself accountable. Walk away with ideas, resources, powerful questions and a real commitment to put new ideas into action.

Please come to the session prepared to share at least one idea you want to try when you get back home. Use the blank pages in your conference program to make notes during the conference.

You in the Hot Seat Handout (pdf)

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