We get it - your time is valuable and your standards for taking on a new endeavor are high. Ignite offers a wide range of training experiences designed to pack a punch, accommodate your schedule, and ensure the time you invest is well worth it.  Not every experience or topic will be right for you, but with a handful of distinct formats, numerous inspiring facilitators, and an unlimited number of provocative themes, we guarantee you'll find more than enough to fuel your curiosity and personal leadership goals.

EXPERIENCE TYPES

As a member, you’ll have the chance to attend weekly experiences in Chicago on a range of inspiring topics - at no cost.

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Strategy Breakfast

Start your morning exploring a current trend or topic related to your personal and professional growth. The fast-paced format will include a short talk from an expert, meaningful interactions with other members, and takeaways to improve your life and leadership. (1.5 hours; limited to 20 members)

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Coaching Corner

This intimate and interactive group coaching session allows you to focus on personal and professional leadership challenges over a glass of wine. An experienced coach provides insights and guidance on the specific topic, and responds to tangible scenarios you bring...resulting in an engaging, fun, and productive evening. (1.5 hours; limited to 15 members)

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Candid Conversation

This forum features a “no B.S.” interview with featured speakers ranging from executives to thought leaders, founders to philanthropists. Following the Q&A, members join a guided small group discussion to reflect on key takeaways, ask questions, and unpack new ideas as a group. (1.5 hours; limited to 50 people)

 
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Leadership Labs

These power-packed experiential learning sessions provide the opportunity to gain new skills and mindsets that will increase your leadership capacity. Examples include mastering the art of giving and receiving candid feedback, or learning to increase your impact by leading with greater influence. Bring actual work situations into the “lab” to ensure tangible takeaways, as expert facilitators lead you and other participants in strategic exercises and discussions. Occasional Labs will include engagement with Ignite’s social impact partners to learn from and with the Chicago community. (Range from 2.5 to 3 hours, limited to 30 people).


International Retreats

As a member, you’ll have the chance to attend several international immersions annually to connect more deeply with the world and other inspiring leaders.

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Rich with leadership development, cultural immersion and community engagement, these retreats allow you to broaden your perspective while connecting deeply with other members and cultures both locally and around the world. With a combination of engagement with inspiring local leaders, unique and fun cultural activities, and time to personally and collectively reflect on leadership themes - you will leave not only refreshed and energized but with life-changing perspectives and new, life-long friends. We currently facilitate our retreats in Africa, Mexico and Nicaragua.


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