Leadership Waupaca County Looks ahead to Class XXI

LWC Class XX just finished – we thank the participants and supporters of this program for your flexibility and pioneer-spirit as we maneuvered through the last session and graduation via ZOOM.  Looking ahead to Class XXI….. With the current COVID-19 situation, we do not have the applications or deadlines in place for Class XXI.  We […]

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Early Bird Discount Ends June 15!!

Everyone likes to save money, right?! Apply for Class XX by June 15 and received a $50 discount off the cost of the program. Apply online or drop off an application. Important info can be found here.  


L W C – Class XIX Graduation will be Thursday, May 9!

L W C Class XIX will have a Graduation program on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Par 4 Resort located at 201 Foxfire Drive in Waupaca.  The evening will include a dinner, a presentation of community projects by the participants, and the graduation ceremony. It has been another wonderful year getting to know this […]

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Thoughts on Systems

Systems. Of course, all workplace executives or administrators understand and apply the Systems Analysis approach easily and appropriately, right? Unfortunately, this is incorrect issue #1. But let’s gloss over that. Let’s assume they do. I’ve found problem #2 is that when they DO apply Systems Theory well, they often don’t explain the logic behind it well to […]


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 […]

Tom Mosgaller, keynote speaker, discussing how a healthy region depends on how the private, public, and nonprofit/civic sectors work together

Leadership Waupaca County Class XVI Graduation presented by Waupaca County UW-Extension

The Waupaca County UW-Extension office hosted a graduation ceremony for Class XVI Leadership Waupaca County participants. The event was open to anyone interested in growing leaders in Waupaca County communities.It featured Class XVI team project presentations, and the featured speaker was Tom Mosgaller, M.S. The community service project presentations began at 12:15 pm on May 12 at the Waupaca […]