"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about."
Margaret J. Wheatley
Learning Today. Leading Tomorrow.
Leadership Hot Springs is a nine-month program that allows participants to meet with business and community leaders to explore various industries and examine obstacles facing our region.
We are looking for individuals who are ready to rise to the occasion.
The goal of Leadership Hot Springs is to develop a competent leadership pool for the community by motivating emerging and existing leaders.
This nine-month program develops your potential for community leadership and decision-making by exposing you to the realities, opportunities, and problems in the Greater Hot Springs area.
You will join your classmates as you meet with the business leaders, elected officials, and community organizers who will walk you through the behind-the-scenes operations of various industries in Hot Springs. From lectures to hands-on activities, you'll witness the processes in place that seek to serve our community.
You'll also be presented with the opportunity to put what you've learned to work by identifying opportunities for change, revitalization, and growth.
If you're looking for a chance to visit new businesses, listen to industry leaders, meet new people, and make a difference in our city, Leadership Hot Springs is the perfect program for you.
LEADERSHIP STARTS WITH YOU
Leadership Hot Springs offers two different pathways: one for adults and one for teens.
Benefits to Participants
Be it personal or professional, Leadership Hot Springs is your next opportunity for growth.
Through your active participation in Leadership Hot Springs, you will cultivate a range of skills, strengths, and knowledge that will serve you professionally and personally for years to come.
A few of the benefits include:
- Strengthening your sense of vision
- Discovering your leadership strengths
- Increasing your leadership skills
- Finding area(s) in which your unique contribution can be given
- Networking with a diverse group of community leaders
- Developing an awareness of issues and challenges facing the region and the Hot Springs area
- Increasing your ability to articulate a vision of the community
- Translating that vision into action
- Committing on behalf of the community