Reflection of Session 2 LWC Class XIX

Building our Individual Strengths – Functioning Together – Changing our Communities Session 2 LWC Alison Acker We started the session with a discussion about the assigned readings and videos we did over the month, getting into the mindset of applying these tips and skills to our own lives and how we can take these skills […]

robin with a worm (early bird)

Early Bird Registration – through July 15!!

Early Bird discount* is available until July 15, 2018.  Apply now – paper or online. What is Leadership Waupaca County? Leadership Waupaca County (LWC) is a nine-month leadership development program consisting of an orientation, seven one-day workshops, one overnight seminar in Madison, and a formal graduation. LWC’s mission is to develop informed, civic-minded volunteer leaders […]


Class XVII Community Projects

From October 2016 – May 2017, LWC Class XVII participants brainstormed, planned, prioritized, and developed strategies to tackle issues they felt were important to Waupaca County and its residents. Following are summaries, in their own words, of their projects and why they chose to work on them as well as links to the videos for […]


You Have To Choose

After spending two days in Madison with the Leadership Waupaca County program, these words have resonated with me, “you have to choose,” spoken by Lt Governor Rebecca Kleefish.  The Lt Governor related this statement to balancing our careers and personal life.  Often as leaders we find ourselves feeling the need to do so much to […]

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Active Listening – The Key to Successful Communication

In this first guest blog post, Leadership Waupaca County participant Kurt Schwan shares insights from the October 13 LWC session: Effective Communication. Special thanks to FVTC (Fox Valley Technical College) for sponsoring the classroom space. Are you an active listener?  To be an active listener can prove to be difficult for most to master.  Through personal […]