Sterling Leadership Fellows

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An Exclusive Community of Aspiring Leaders

Sterling Leadership Fellows is an exclusive opportunity for aspiring leaders to transform their management style, broaden their perspective on performance excellence, and develop impactful leadership skills to drive sustained excellence in their organizations.

The Sterling Fellows Curriculum encompasses 14 monthly sessions to engage yourself in a dynamic learning experience with virtual sessions, in-person workshops, and industry-leading insights.

Overview and Key Benefits

  • Gain Exclusive Access:  Integrate your executive learning journey with strategic events, including the Sterling Leadership Conference and South Florida Summit.
  • Grow your network with other performance leaders.
  • Sharpen Your Skills: Master essential leadership competencies, including visioning, strategic thinking, data-driven decision-making, and problem-solving./li>
  • Network with the Best: Connect with a curated cohort of elite, high-potential leaders and build lasting relationships.
  • Establish a Basis for Action and embed high-performance behaviors of the Core Values like Visionary Leadership and Systems Perspective, Agility and Resilience, and Customer-Focused Excellence.
  • Bring Immediate Value and Improvement to your organization. Develop and put your skills to work addressing a real-life strategically oriented challenge your organization faces. Tackle real-world challenges through team-based projects and a Capstone Training Experience.
  • Earn Recognition: Graduate with a prestigious certification showcasing your leadership commitment and expertise.

“The Sterling Fellows Program has been developed to transition aspiring leaders from managing tasks to leading people while driving innovation and engagement within their teams.” – Roland Martinez, Broward County Health Department; Governors Sterling Award winner

“The program’s focus on world-class leadership through applied learning will provide an invaluable framework for evaluating and improving organizational performance.” – Victoria Dune-Chari, Wellstar Kennestone;Georgia Oglethorpe Award winner.

Elevate your leadership journey. Applications for the inaugural cohort are now open.
Limited Openings Available: Applications are due by May 7th, 2024.
Registration Extended through May 31st for Attendees of the 32nd Sterling Leadership Conference.

Fellows Application

Apply for the Sterling Leadership Fellows.

Sterling Leadership Fellows Application

Sterling Leadership Fellows is open to mid- or higher-level leaders who exhibit a profound interest in self-development. These individuals actively seek new knowledge, demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning and personal growth. They are influencers within their teams, possessing the ability to inspire and guide others. Aspirational and energetic, our candidates approach leadership with enthusiasm and a drive to excel. They exhibit flexibility and resilience, adapting positively to challenges and uncertainties. Our program aims to foster a transformation from a management to a leadership perspective and behavior, elevating not only individual professional and personal growth but also contributing to the overall excellence of the organizations they serve. Please complete and submit the following application on or before May 7, 2024. Email your completed application with signatures and current resume to Applications will not be accepted after this deadline. The Sterling Leadership Fellows Program begins April 30, 2024.
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Applicant Expectations


Please Note: The Sterling Leadership Fellows series of training seminars and hands-on learning are designed to help you develop perspectives and skills that will benefit you professionally and personally as an employee who has shown interest in enhancing your leadership skills. Required Attendance: The time commitment to Sterling Leadership Fellows is essential. You are required to attend the Sterling Leadership Fellows Orientation, all developmental sessions and complete assigned projects. Participants who don’t fulfill the attendance obligations may not graduate.

Applicant & Supervisor’s Agreement

Applicant: I understand the goals and commitments to Sterling Leadership Fellows. If selected, I am willing to attend all scheduled sessions and devote the time necessary to be a contributing member. By entering my name below, I am acknowledging and agreeing to the terms of the program.

Applicant & Supervisor’s Agreement

Supervisor: If accepted, I agree to allow this candidate, to devote the time necessary to be an active, contributing member of Sterling Leadership Fellows. The candidate and I understand the requirements for attendance and projects completions.
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