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Collaborative Leadership: The Art of Working with and Motivating Others

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Collaborative leadership is about uniting and motivating people towards a shared purpose. This can be difficult because of personalities, personal agendas, misaligned goals, and the lack of collaboration skills. However, with the skills and knowledge to be a collaborative leader, you can overcome these challenges and inspire people towards shared outcomes, unified relationships, and taking responsibility to follow through with commitments.

Key Topics

  • Facilitate collaborative decision-making by asking the right questions, listening with focus, and capturing ideas.
  • Create a collaborative environment where people are motivated to work together, resolve issues, and discover optimal outcome.
  • Recognize what motives people to show up, work with commitment, and engage with others.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is responsible for inspiring others to work together towards a shared purpose. This will include team leaders, supervisors, managers, or project managers.

About the Instructor

Todd Long is the founder and president of Leadership Innovations. Over the past 25 years, Todd has dedicated his work to improving individual leadership performance, team effectiveness, and improved organizational outcomes. He has worked with tens of thousands of people across the world from organizations that include large global companies, small businesses, nonprofits, and educational institutions. Todd has a master’s degree in speech communication focusing on organizational development. He believes in experiential interactive learning that challenges people to think deeper and discover application.

Professionally – Todd is a leadership adviser, facilitator, speaker, author, and coach. Personally – Todd is a husband (25 years), father of five, piano player, ukulele enthusiast, song writer, motorcyclist, exerciser, and faith builder.

Program Details

Available Discounts

Are you a UMKC Alum or KCRAR member? You qualify for a discount! Contact us at or 816-235-6259 to take advantage of discounted rates.

Time, Location, Parking

All seminars are held in Bloch Executive Hall. Our address is 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64110. You will be mailed a parking pass for the day of your seminar a week prior to the session. Parking instructions will be included in the mailing.

Pre-Course Communication

Two weeks before the session, you will receive an email with details including any pre-work assignments (such as short readings or videos that instructors may ask you to complete prior to the session).


Light breakfast and coffee will be available at the beginning of the event and lunch will be provided.

Photo & Video Policy

By attending the event, you are giving the Bloch School of Management permission to use any photos, videos, or images captured on site for future promotional purposes.

Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Seminar participants (or their organizational representative) should call or email Bloch Executive in order to change or cancel registrations. Cancellations made prior to 7 days from the seminar date are eligible for credit towards a future seminar, but are ineligible for refund. Credit for future seminar is valid through the following seminar year. Seminar registrations may be transferred from individual to another up to 7 days before any elected seminar. Cancellations made within 7 days from the seminar date are non-transferable and non-refundable. Bloch Executive Education reserves the right to make changes to the cancellation policy and transfer policy. The current policies will be posted on our website and will be observed regardless of previous policies or standards. “No-shows” are non-refundable and non-transferable.


October 28
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Bloch Executive Hall
5108 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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