Leading-Edge Leadership Development

Imagine joining a dynamic group of high-performing individuals to foster a sense of community, meet exceptional local leaders, prioritize wellness, explore breakthrough leadership ideas, and collectively tackle leadership challenges with the support of peers.

The Leading-Edge Leadership Development offers three 6-week cohorts to cultivate holistic leadership development. Senior Executive Coaches, Don Frericks and Pam Cho, specialize in coaching leaders to their next level of performance. Don and Pam are considered two of the best executive leadership coaches in the region. This is your chance to learn from their 40+years of executive leadership wisdom.

FALL 2023

Yourself in

Extraordinary Ways

Creating a

Team That
Plays Well Together


Up the

Leadership Development 2.0

True leadership mastery requires practical experience rather than just intellectual understanding. Recognizing this need, two esteemed executive coaches with extensive experience in Cincinnati's top companies have developed a cutting-edge Leadership Development process that draws from executive coaching principles.

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"This innovative approach facilitates breakthroughs in leadership development, enabling participants to become exceptional leaders."

The Success Behind The Approach

What sets this process apart is its well-designed flow of experiences that allow participants to learn from each other and benefit from the insights provided by executive coaches. Participants gain wisdom and guidance - creating mutual discovery and meaningful dialogues. This experience forms the program’s foundation and is complemented by valuable content tailored to address participants' specific requests and challenges.

Leadership Development Is Crucial

Enhance individual & 
team effectiveness
Build a culture
that inspires and
motivates leaders
Foster high-potential
leaders who career
growth opportunities

Benefits of Leading-Edge Leadership Development

  • Additional confidence & humility
  • Motivation to become the best leader they can be
  • Enhanced emotional resilience
  • Improved self-leadership habits and learning agility
  • Knowledge of how to build high-trust, high-functioning teams 
  • Ability to effectively coach and develop team members
  • Insights about how to lead up and work with difficult bosses and peers
high performing team

who is it designed for?

Leading-Edge Leadership Development is designed for highly motivated people leaders who understand the challenges of leadership and aspire to be exceptional leaders for their teams. Ideally, participants are in their first or second leadership position. They are considered high-potential individuals within their organizations, with ambitions for promotion or seeking readiness for future career advancements.

Program logistics

Each cohort is limited to 12 participants, with a maximum of two participants from any given organization. The sessions begin with breakfast alongside a remarkable local leader, who imparts valuable insights on the day's topic and shares key ideas for extraordinary leadership.

The program fee for each cohort is $2,900, including all books, materials, and meals. Receive a discount for signing up for all three cohorts – the pricing per cohort will be $2,750.

LOCATIONCincinnati Nature Center4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford, OH

DATES/Program #1: Oct. 4 & 19, Nov.1 & 16 

TIME: 8:00am - 12:00pm (11/1-8:00am - 4:00pm)

COHORTS - Limited to 12 people

FEE: $2900/pp for Each Offering -$2750/pp for Each Offering When Registering For All Three

To obtain further information or reserve a seat, please get in touch with Cara Sanna at [email protected] or call (513)260-0145.

leading yourself in extraordinary wayS


  • Improving self-leadership through emotional intelligence (EI)
  • Embracing strengths and weaknesses of your leadership style
  • Developing better prioritization and focus techniques
  • Personal wellness through energy renewal
  • Time and life management to achieve work-life integration and minimize overwhelm
Schedule: Session 1 – 10/4, Session 2 – 10/19, Session 3 – 11/1, Session 4 – 11/16

Creating a Team That Plays Well Together


  • Exploring the five behaviors of a cohesive team
  • Developing others as a coach and manager
  • Mastering the art of delegation
  • Assessing and designing high-performing teams
  • Minimizing team dysfunction and fostering healthy collaboration

Schedule: January - March 2024

Leading Up the Organization


  • Improving organizational culture to execute strategy effectively
  • Enhancing organizational engagement
  • Building connections with the outside world
  • Gaining a strategic perspective
  • Leading change initiatives
  • Conducting stakeholder analysis
  • Learning to speak truth to power

Schedule: April - June 2024

"Don is an outstanding business professional with the highest ethical standards. I’m grateful that I’ve had the opportunity to remain in contact with him over the years and witness his continued success. I would jump at the opportunity to work with Don again because he delivers results to those he’s serving in a positive and energetic way."

- Tracy


(513) 260-0145