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For more than a decade, the Exec Club has been recognized for convening the country’s largest executive peer-to-peer leadership program.

Leadership Circle connects diverse leaders of the Chicago business and civic communities by providing participants with exclusive access to the intellectual capital of their peers.

Leadership Circle provides executives with an opportunity to build deep relationships with their peers in an intimate and confidential setting. Participants in the program share successes, challenges and build an important set of peer advisors that provide support as they navigate their leadership journey. The experience provides an intimate and confidential setting for participants to share success, challenges, and build capacity. The engagement from their group supports participants as they navigate their leadership journey.

What Is Leadership Circle?

Leadership Circle is a peer development experience where participants are thoughtfully curated into groups with peers across industry and function.

Typically, groups consist of 10-12 participants with two co-facilitators. The program targets executives who are looking to build a group of peers who share experiences and insights as participants move through the career lifecycle. Co-facilitators of the groups are members who help to guide group engagement creating and maintaining momentum throughout the program.

Why Leadership Circle?

  • Leaders at all levels are consistently expected to achieve high levels of success but cannot typically find the time to sustain a robust peer network. Leadership Circle offers a valuable monthly opportunity for important reflection on one’s personal and professional life.
  • Often development programs offer an opportunity to examine the everyday work experiences, but do not generally offer an opportunity to reflect on and align challenges in participants’ personal lives.
  • Leadership Circle is a renewable program that offers participants the chance to remain engaged with a peer group across a long period of time. Over time, groups have the opportunity to celebrate successes and work through areas of opportunity together.

How Do I Apply?

You can learn more by clicking the applications below or by contacting Brett Taylor.

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