Thu, Apr 02


CEA Training Room

Igniting a Leadership Revolution through the Art of Persuasion: Becoming a Person of Interest in an Organization

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Igniting a Leadership Revolution through the Art of Persuasion: Becoming a Person of Interest in an Organization

Time & Location

Apr 02, 2020, 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

CEA Training Room, 950 Keynote Cir Suite 10, Brooklyn Heights, OH 44131, USA

About the Event


  • The choice to lead
  • The courage to lead
  • Leading amidst uncertainty
  • Leading through inclusiveness
  • The levels of influence
  • The sustainable leader
As a result of attending this program, participants will:
  • Learn how to build credibility, authenticity, and rapport
  • Learn how to be an influencer and change agent within an organization
  • Learn how to identify leadership styles and one's own propensities
  • Learn about the power of diversity and inclusiveness in team building
Who Should Attend

Individual contributors and managers in an organizational setting who must work cooperatively with others through a shared governance structure to achieve their goals


Franklin Lebo. Ph.D., Kent State University; J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law; B.A., Brandeis University. Dr. Franklin B. Lebo, Esq. is an assistant professor and co-director of Baldwin Wallace University’s Sustainability program. As BW’s STARS liaison to the international Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), he is responsible for the university wide assessment of P3 (people/planet/prosperity) issues from technical topics such as energy and waste streams to those related to social equity and diversity. Over the past 11 years, he has designed and instructed multiple courses in business, management, and leadership on topics ranging from biomimetic product design and development to organizational ethics and regulatory compliance at both the MBA and undergraduate levels. Frank has multiple publications on topics such as renewable energy, administrative systems, international trade, and human rights. He has also advised Japanese officials at the National Personnel Authority on restructuring their administrative system and published a book on this subject last year. Lebo has appeared on the television and has been cited or featured in multiple business outlets from Cleveland Crain’s to Cleveland Business Connects. He has served as a judge twice for Beta Gamma Sigma’s business case study competitions hosted at Playhouse Square on Google's relationship to China and the Solyndra fiasco. Lebo also has significant experience in the nonprofit arena such as serving on the Great Lakes Energy Development Task Force. He was also awarded two Gold Level Service Awards from Barack Obama for his work with Cleveland’s underserved youth as a founding member of the Cleveland chapter of Minds Matter. Lebo is also a licensed attorney in Ohio

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