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Desert + Mountain + Connection: Creating and Leveraging an External Advisory Board

Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 6:30 PM until 7:15 PM Mountain Time (Arizona) (UTC-07:00)
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Event Contact(s):
ICF AZ Admin
Desert + Mountain + Connection
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Registration cancellations will be accepted until Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 8:00 AM
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Creating and Leveraging an External Advisory Board
These events are scheduled to occur once a month, specifically on the second Wednesday of each month, at 6:30 PM.
Wednesday, August 14, 2024
 6:30pm – 7:15pm (Arizona)
6:30-6:50pm - Presentation 
6:50-7:10pm - Discussion
7:10-7:15pm - Flex time

Presenter: Paul Willis

Zoom Webinar
(Will be recorded, and replay sent to all registrants)

No Fee

In today’s dynamic business environment, the need for strategic guidance and diverse perspectives is more critical than ever. An external advisory board can provide business leaders with invaluable insights, fostering innovation, enhancing decision-making, and driving sustainable growth. This session will delve into the process of creating and leveraging an external advisory board, drawing from real-world examples and actionable strategies.

Your takeaways from this session:
  • Understand the Importance: Learn why an external advisory board is essential for business growth and resilience.
    Identify the Right Members:
    Discover the key criteria for selecting advisory board members who can add strategic value.
    Establish Effective Structures:
    Explore best practices for setting up and managing an advisory board, including meeting structures, agendas, and governance.

Presenter's Bio
Paul Willis, currently serving remotely as the Chief Operating Officer at JL Remodeling in Lynnwood, Washington, embodies a leadership style that is both innovative and deeply committed to empowering teams. The company was showcased on HGTV's Unsellable Houses for three seasons, and provided a great opportunity to grow his team. With an MBA and a Master's in Executive Coaching from the Townsend Institute, Paul combines a solid academic foundation with practical leadership insights. His role goes beyond mere operational excellence, as he passionately works towards fostering growth and unlocking potential within his organization and the broader community.

Paul is actively engaged in coaching, working with clients to navigate their personal and professional challenges. This endeavor is driven by his profound belief in the transformative power of coaching and the application of neuroscience to facilitate significant personal and professional development. His approach aims to leverage brain-based strategies to achieve unparalleled levels of performance and well-being. Paul spoke at the 2023 ICF Arizona Chapter Summit, focusing on Patrick Lencioni's Working Genius, a focus of his coaching.

A devoted family man, Paul places a high value on personal and professional growth, not just for himself but also for those around him. His commitment to lifelong learning is underscored by his dedication to deepening his expertise in coaching, his pursuit of an ICF Certification, and his ongoing role as a passionate advocate for unlocking human potential.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Paul enjoys the rhythmic discipline of playing drums, the challenges and tranquility of golf, and the simple joy of perfecting his dabbling in being an amateur chocolatier. These interests provide balance and enrich his journey of excellence in both personal and professional realms.

With his comprehensive education, hands-on coaching experience, and a visionary approach to leadership and personal development, Paul Willis is a distinguished leader and coach, dedicated to making a significant and positive impact in the lives of his clients and colleagues.


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