Program Description:

Are leaders born or made? How do the most successful leaders learn? How can you develop your own leadership skills? Dan McCarthy will answer these questions and provide participants with an eight step road map to navigate their leadership journey.


Dan McCarthy

Dan is the the Director of Executive Development Programs (EDP) at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the owner of Great Leadership, LLC. At UNH, he is responsible for all administrative, fiscal, operational, and policy matters associated with the development, delivery, and marketing of Executive Development Programs at Paul College. Paul College has works collaboratively with companies on a variety of short- and long-term programs, offering intensive study for companies who want to strengthen their management skills, develop leadership capabilities or enhance specific business skills. Additionally, the Paul College offers open-enrollment programs for individual business leaders on a variety of leadership topics. Dan frequently speaks and writes on the topic of leadership development. He is the author of the award winning leadership development blog “Great Leadership”, the Great Leadership Development and Succession Planning eBook, and an influential voice in social media. He’s a member of the SmartBrief on Workforce Advisory Board, and was named one of the Top 10 Digital Influencers in Leadership for the last three years. He is a regular contributor to Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, RadioINK, a national publication for radio management, HRExecutive Online, Monster’s HR People, Human Resources IQ, and other leading digital publications. Prior to joining UNH in February of 2011, Dan was responsible for all aspects of management and executive development, including succession planning, at Paychex, Inc., a leading payroll and HR outsourcing company with over 14,000 employees. Prior to Paychex, Dan was Director of Leadership Excellence and Culture Development for Digital and Film Imaging Systems at Eastman Kodak Company. He was responsible for talent management for approximately 150 executives worldwide, including succession and development planning, an executive talent exchange, and executive development programs. He has a Master’s Degree in Human Resource and Organizational Development and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration.

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