Leadership Monett - Learning to Lead, Leading to Serve


“Because anyone can steer a ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course."  -- J. Maxwell

What is Leadership Monett?

  • Leadership Monett is a program that is committed to providing and enhancing the foundation for great business and community leaders with targeted and specialized training in an affordable and accessible manner.
  • It is based on the belief that an informed and committed community yields a better society for all.
  • A great way to learn more about the Monett region.

  • Why is it Important to Monett?

  • Because great leaders lead to great communities
  • Because it is not always clear where the community needs help
  • Because no one really teaches how to lead volunteer organizations

  • And because Leaders:
  • Motivate us to take a journey with them
  • Have an agenda
  • Are results oriented
  • Are original and originate
  • Innovate
  • Focus on people
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Are their own person
  • Fix things that are not broken
  • Raise and resolve issues quickly
  • Do not always wait to be told what to do next
  • Are not afraid to see self as others see them
  • Are tenacious
  • Are involved

  • How Does Leadership Monett Work?

    Leadership Monett is a four month program that is structured to teach leadership, while showing a broad appreciation of the unique quality of life that is the City of Monett and its surrounding Barry -- Lawrence County areas.

    Leadership Monett is:
  • Local
  • Affordable
  • Broadening

  • Sessions include:
  • Ice breakers
  • Classmate interview sessions
  • Leadership interactions
  • Team building exercises
  • Business etiquette
  • Ethics
  • Social skills - table manners, cell phone
  • Eight classroom sessions
  • Class project
  • Plant tours

  • Leadership Monett Result

  • Productive leaders at work
  • Leaders who know and understand how communities work
  • Leaders ready to support our broadening community needs
  • The 2013 Class touring PlayPower during Industry Day.