Dr. Essex Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award
The University of Minnesota, College of Education and Human Development honored Dr. Louellen Essex with a Distinguished Alumnus award on November 17. She received the award for her work in leadership development locally, nationally and internationally.
European Respiratory Society Presentation
In September 2016, Louellen facilitated a workshop on "Dealing with Difficult People" at the ERS Conference in London. 50 people attended - a full house!
Ramsey County Leadership Conference
Louellen Essex and Dick Deblieck presented sessions related to Performance Management at the Ramsey County Leadership Conference on May 7.
Louellen presented "Difficult Situations. Handling them with Confidence" as the keynoter for the Mayo Clinic Phlebotomy Conference on April 23, 2015. Phlebotomists from all over the world attended and engaged in a lively discussion throughout the presentation.
Louellen's article "Team Building. How to Do It the Right Way" was published in Talent Management Excellence.
Project Planning and Leading Program
Don't miss Dick DeBlieck's highly rated Project Planning and Leading program October 8-9, 2014. For details go to http://www.summit--management.com/Events.htm.
ANOTHER Award for Website!
Franke+Fiorella (www.frankefiorella.com) did it again, winning the Silver Award for the Louellen Essex and Associates website from the 2014 Creativity Media & Interactive 44 Competition! Congratulations to a great design team.
Award for Website
Franke+Fiorella (www.frankefiorella.com) has been awarded a GDUSA Magazine award for its web design for Louellen Essex and Associates. We agree that they are top of the line!
Louellen Essex and Amy Tolbert just completed their 3rd year of teaching Foundations of Leadership for CHS University. The six-day program is offered through the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, where both Louellen and Amy serve as Fellows.
Dick DeBlieck is offering his popular Project Planning and Leading seminar on April 22-23, 2014. If you are leading projects, this seminar will give you invaluable tools to help you succeed. http://www.summit--management.com/events.html
Read Louellen's latest article in the new HR.com e-publication, Talent Management Excellence Essentails http://www.hr.com/en/magazines/talent_management_excellence_essentials/, page 24.
In December, Louellen completed a series of Leadership Development sessions for the Montana Academy, an extraordinary program that transforms the lives of struggling adolescents.
In December, Louellen presented How to Exchange Outmoded Leadership Practices for Forward Thinking Leadership to the Minnesota Judicial Branch EDGE Leadership Program group. Reviewing what's trending in leadership practices, she outlined how technology is transforming communication, what staff now want from their work to stay motivated, and ways to fully engage the workforce.
On November 20, Louellen presented a webcast, Helping Employees be Active Participants in Performance Discussions, for HR.com. Listen to it here: http://www.hr.com/en?t=/webcasts/archived
In May, Dr. Louellen Essex’s article, The Top Five Things to Know About Successful Negotiation, was published in LEADDOC, the American College of Physician Executives’ on-line journal for emerging leaders. Read more…
In August, Louellen launched the Leadership and Management Conference for the Mayo Pathology residents and fellows. Her two-day session focused on change management, conflict resolution, negotiation and motivation.
Louellen, along with Amy Tolbert and Dick Deblieck, recently completed 10 years of providing the core management development program, Building a Foundation and Management Skills, for Mayo Clinic. Training hundreds of managers, supervisors and other leaders, they provided multiple 10-session programs on performance management, communication and leading change.
Dealing with Difficult People
2007 WorkBook Audio
College of American Pathologists, Virtual Management College
Breaking the Code of Silence
January 6, 2006 KARE-TV Video Interview
“Workplace politics is a game of strategy enabling managers to get the resources they need to accomplish their team’s goals.”
from How to Become a Manager of Choice, Contract Manager, February 2009