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Leadership @ The Movies

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Leadership @ The Movies is a professional development series presented by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce.

Be inspired at these informative presentations based on movies, leadership and business. Professionally facilitated, each event will feature relevant movie clips and discussions from motivating speakers. Check out the movie in its entirety beforehand to be familiar with the presented clips. It’s professional development in an engaging new format. Join us!

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 Braveheart – The Transformational Power of a leader

We’ll be exploring these leadership concepts:


Barbara Jordan Ellis – Center for Coaching & Leadership Development

Barbara has been providing executive coaching, management consulting and workshop facilitation to non-profit and for profit leaders and organizations for over 25 years. She has consulted with small business and Fortune 500 companies locally and nationwide.

Barbara has held leadership positions at Haworth Inc. and Old Kent Bank (now Fifth Third) where she helped provide oversight and assistance for major culture change and quality improvement efforts and for leadership, staff and organization development interventions. She has also held leadership positions at several non-profit organizations including board leadership.

Barbara founded Center for Coaching and Leadership Development in 1988 out of her strong personal desire to help individuals and organizations live and work in alignment with their mission, vision, values, strengths and passion. She uses her passion, experience, and skills to help guide, inspire and equip individuals and organizations.




Leadership programming at the Chamber is made possible by