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PRSA 2020 Counselors Academy Conference

May 3–5 | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Sunday, May 5 | 1–5 p.m. | Pre-Conference Session*

Pre-Conference Session 2: “Velocity Leadership™ Boot Camp”*

Back by popular demand, this is one session you can’t afford to miss. Whether you are decades away from exiting your agency or currently in the throes of valuations and succession planning, plan to take a deep dive into the best practices for monetizing, maximizing and moving on from the business you’ve worked so hard to build

Being a leader is demanding. Every day, you serve clients, support your team and do all you can to help your agency achieve success.

But if you’re not investing in yourself, your agency will struggle to reach its full potential. And you may be headed for burnout.

This interactive workshop is designed to reignite your passion for leadership and take your boss skills to the next level.

During our time together, we’ll cover the three most critical areas of leadership — leading work, leading self and leading others — and the specific qualities you need to excel in each area.

You’ll learn how to:

You’ll also discover neuroscience-based principles and practical leadership techniques that put the science behind the brain to work for you every day.

Best of all, you’ll have the chance to evaluate your strengths and opportunities to improve with the Velocity Leadership Assessment and Action Plan™. This will be your customized roadmap for guiding your learning and development from here.

Elise Mitchell,
founder and chairman, Mitchell Communications Group/CEO, elisemitchell.com

Elise is a seasoned speaker, a three-time CEO, leadership strategist, business consultant and executive coach. She is the founder of Mitchell Communications, one of the top 10 fastest-growing public relations firms globally and a two-time Inc. 500/5000 fastest growing company. Under her leadership, her agency grew more than 500% in five years.

At the end of 2012, Elise sold her firm to Dentsu Aegis Network. Elise also serves as CEO of the Dentsu Aegis Public Relations Network. Today she serves as chairman of Mitchell and also advises clients through her own leadership/business consultancy. Elise has received numerous awards for her success in business including: Entrepreneur of the Year (NAFE), Agency Professional of the Year (PRWeek), a Top 50 Power Player in Public Relations (PRWeek) and a Top Speaker to See (Huffington Post).

Elise is an exec ed graduate of Harvard Business School and Dartmouth College. She received an M.A. from the University of Memphis and a B.A. from Abilene Christian University. She is a Results-Trained Coach™ from the NeuroLeadership Institute, and accredited by PRSA. She wrote a best-selling book published by McGraw Hill.

EARLY REGISTRATION BONUS: Even the most dynamic training can’t keep you totally on track once the swirl of daily life resumes. That’s why I’m offering one free executive coaching session to the first 10 registrants. Sign up now for this pre-conference workshop and, if you’re one of the first 10, know you’ll have a bonus one-on-one session to help you find some much-needed traction once you are home.

*Pre-Conference Sessions are additional ticketed events and are not included in the conference registration. Cost for this session is $195.