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Looking Back At Leadership Exchange: San Diego

I was a very excited and grateful to have had the opportunity to attend Leadership Exchange (LEX) San Diego. The city of San Diego was compelling for a number of reasons. For instance, its size. The San Diego metro area is almost identical to Denver with both home to around 3 million people. However, the city of San Diego itself [...]

Reflecting on San Diego with Colorado’s Civic DNA

Since we landed back in Denver, I have been thinking about the impact that LEX San Diego made on me.  As a As I dive into these values, I think about what I learned in San Diego and how we can bring that back to Denver. Inclusivity – anyone who wants to work with us is welcome. The all-women bioscience [...]

Sparking New Inspiration on LEX

The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation gives participants of every program a chance to dive into learning something new and connecting with fellow leaders. When combined, that experience sparks the kind of inspiration that generates innovative ideas and changes our community. The Leadership Foundation’s annual Leadership Exchange (LEX) is a chance to do just that. I was among the 155 [...]

Balboa Park Cultural Partnership Sparks Ideas for Denver

More than 1,200 acres. Thirty percent larger than Central Park in New York City. Twenty-nine cultural institutions and more than a dozen restaurants. Nearly 5 million unique visitors and 28 million visits every year. For nearly 150 years, San Diego’s Balboa Park has been a destination in San Diego for locals and tourists alike. As the 2018 Leadership Exchange (LEX) [...]

Learning from San Diego

Last month was a great example of one of the ways in which the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation fuels its mission to educate and inspire our business community. Every year, the Foundation takes 155 private, nonprofit and public-sector leaders on a Leadership Exchange trip (LEX) to another city to learn best practices and examine challenges from a different perspective. This learning sparks ideas [...]

Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation Announces 2019 9NEWS Leader of the Year Finalists

At the Leadership Foundation, we educate and inspire people who want to make a difference as leaders in our community. Inspiration is why we partner with 9NEWS to select a Leader of the Year in our region who embodies the values of Colorado’s Civic DNA™: inclusivity, collaboration, leadership, shared vision and responsibility. Since 1999, 9NEWS has recognized outstanding leaders in [...]

B:CIVIC to Partner with Leadership Foundation

Collaboration is critical to how we lead, because we know we can accomplish more and we get to better outcomes for all Coloradans when we work together. With that approach in mind, I’m excited to announce that the Leadership Foundation is teaming up with B:CIVIC, a business association that promotes and advances corporate social responsibility for the betterment of all. This [...]

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