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The Engaging Executive Program

April 29, 2019 @ 8:30 am - May 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm


This Executive Leader Development Program is designed to build the competencies and orientation to be a strategic leader of people and initiatives.  Your participation will grow some of the most important things leaders do: enroll people into a shared vision, build trust, facilitate effective dialog, construct a compelling culture, and create an ongoing learning organization that becomes self-perpetuating.  This course is appropriate for any business executive, VP, or director level, board members, government executives, chief administrators, education leaders, and those who aspire to those roles as their next career placement.  Come make a better you in a highly supported session while enjoying the beautiful mountain community and its amazing environs.

The promise is:  

You will learn key competencies to support your ability to move initiatives into action with greater effectiveness and greater ease. 

  • Enrolling people into a shared direction.
  • Building a compelling leadership presence.
  • Mastering leadership conversations.
  • Championing change with more engagement from stakeholders.
  • Increasing emotional intelligence, listening and observation skills.
  • Managing power and influence with increased ease.
  • Leading a more cohesive team.

Who Benefits:  This interactive course is appropriate for any executive (C-level, VP, director), board of directors, government executives, chief administrators, education leaders, and those who aspire to those roles as their next career placement.  You’ll learn with other executives in a generative setting.

Lead Coaches:

Mark Haeussler, 18-year leadership development with practical business history of line authority (including  as a CEO) a Bachelor’s in Business from Arizona State, and multiple coaching certifications;

Dr. Steve Elias, Dean of the Business School at Ft. Lewis College and former Leadership Professor at New Mexico State University;

Eben Harrell, Senior Editor, Harvard Business Review, and a Bachelor’s from Princeton;

Dennis Coyne, Master Certified Coach, former Hudson Institute trainer, and environmental lawyer;  and

Ellen Babers, an 18-year trainer with a Bachelor’s in Finance and International Trade and former trainer with the US Olympics.


Fee: $3800 includes a three-and-one-half-day workshop in Durango, Colorado, emotional intelligence inventory, pre- and post-coaching call with an executive coach, and all materials.  Also includes:  Breakfasts, lunches, snacks and one social dinner for all participants.

To Register:  MarkHaeussler@AlpineLeadership.CO  and we’ll answer any questions and send you a registration form.  Or call 602.803.5979.

Lodging:  The historic Strater Hotel is a partner in the Engaging Executive Course.  The Strater has set aside a block of rooms for the course at a discounted rate of $122 per night plus tax.  To receive this discounted rate, you must call the hotel directly at 800-247-4431 and ask for the Alpine Leadership Room Block.  Please call by March 28th.  You will not find this discount on line.  For more information about this beautiful, Durango gem, visit their website:

Stay through the weekend and enjoy the beautiful country around Durango —  the Durango-Silverton 1880s Railroad, Mesa Verde National Park, hiking, rafting, four-wheeling, countless other opportunities in the area, and for the charm of Durango.  Durango has daily direct flights on American Airlines and United Airlines from Dallas, Denver, and Phoenix; American also service from Chicago and Los Angeles on a seasonal basis.

Click here to download a PDF of the course information.


Ft. Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301 United States
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Mark Haeussler, CEO Alpine Leadership