Leadership Insights:

Ideas to Take You Further

Great leaders intentionally search for new ideas, and they know they must keep growing in order to be effective in an ever-changing world.

Based on the book Don’t Blame the Lettuce: Insights to Help You Grow as a Leader and Nurture Your Workplace Culture, this workshop explores a variety of specialized leadership topics that will help you meet challenges and respond to opportunities in new and different ways.

Participants will be encouraged to explore ideas about leadership in ways that will strengthen their leadership practices and help them nurture a healthy workplace culture.

Workshop topics include:

  • Focus on the Big Picture: Don’t Blame the Lettuce
  • Listening to Dissenting Voices
  • Communicating Like You Are Always On
  • Talking About the Elephant in the Room
  • Advancing Your Vision by Saying No
  • Taking the Lead in Emotional Authenticity
  • Getting Workplace Rituals Right
  • Delegation for the Right Reasons
  • Leading in Uncertain Times
  • Navigating Leadership Transitions

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Understand what it means to set the right tone for the organization
  • Refine your approach to communication from a leadership perspective, including say “no” and discussing uncomfortable topics
  • Take the lead with emotional authenticity in the workplace
  • Delegate more effectively
  • Navigate leadership transitions


Eric Stutzman
Chief Executive Officer of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership
Eric Stutzman is the Chief Executive Officer of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership and co-author of the books Don’t Blame the Lettuce and The Culture Question. He believes that the best leaders and employees turn their minds first to listening with curiosity and put people before operations. Eric has spoken and provided training to thousands of people across North America. He is a gifted trainer and speaker who makes material come alive for participants through humour, storytelling, and real-world application.


  • QNET Members: $489.00 + GST  QNET member list
  • Event Partners (see list below): $489.00 + GST
  • Non-Members: $559.00 + GST  Join QNET

Please review event Terms & Conditions

Cancellations (by the attendee) must be received in writing no later than 8 days prior to the course start. 


Funding provided by The Manitoba government.

Course Credits

An optional course in the 70 credit hour QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD).



Leadership Insights :
Ideas to Take You Further

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8:30 am to 4:30 pm
660-175 Hargrave St.,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 3R8
Member: $489.00 (+GST)
Event Partner: $489.00 (+GST) see list below
Non-Member: $559.00 (+GST)