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About the Program

The Leadership Development Intensive is a highly experiential journey of self-discovery based on Dr. John Scherer’s Five Questions that Change Everything. It will challenge your current way of thinking and help you find your true source of effectiveness and sense of purpose. By building on your strengths and discovering new sources of capability, you will learn how to work with a greater sense of purpose, power, and peace. This program will help you become a powerful, positive force in your organization.

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Who Should Attend?

Executives and seasoned professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who recognize that breakthroughs in career success and personal effectiveness are discovered by examining the patterns and drivers of their own leadership behaviours and by developing an awareness of the possibilities that may arise from renewal. 

What You Will Learn

  • How to shift your leadership position from power OVER to power WITH
  • How to LISTEN so people speak their truth
  • How to turn conflict into creative change
  • Alternative options for dealing with difficult people and situations

Program Takeaways

You will leave knowing how to:

  • Unhook from counter-productive reactions and patterns
  • Resolve un-resolvable conflicts with courage and grace
  • Know the difference between problems-to-be-solved and dilemmas-to-be-managed
  • Produce extraordinary results in the face of obstacles and resistance
  • Integrate body, mind, and spirit by making lifestyle changes
  • Turn your work into a powerful vehicle for rich, life-long development
  • Become more present in your communication
  • Be clear and focused on your greater purpose in relation to self, others and life

Program Facilitators

Ingrid Richter, Ph.D.

Ingrid Richter, Ph.D.

Executive in Residence

Jean Ogilvie

Jean Ogilvie




Dates for next offering to be scheduled.


Program Costs; $4,300 + HST
Lodging costs are to be paid directly to Calabogie Peaks Resort. Further details will be provided once registration is complete.
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This is a 3.5-day intensive residential program which includes a one-on-one goal-setting conversation with a facilitator prior to the program, and two group conference calls after the program.

More Information

Calabogie Peaks Resort
30 Barrett Chute Road
Calabogie, Ontario, K0J 1H0

Tailored Programs

Our programs and certificates can be delivered to your employees and tailored to fit your organization’s specific requirements.

To discuss your needs, please contact us.

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