Emerging Leaders
Fall 2023 Coaching Cohort

Become, and be a leader worth following

Are you ready to cultivate a powerhouse of leadership within your organization?

The Emerging Leaders Cohort is an exclusive program designed for companies who recognize the immense value of developing their up-and-coming talent. Over six immersive sessions, this transformational journey will equip your emerging leaders with the essential skills to thrive in their roles and drive your company’s long-term growth.

Investing in your emerging leaders
is not just a strategic move it's a game-changer.



As senior leaders and business owners, you understand that  your company’s success is directly linked to the caliber of your talent. 

By enrolling your up-and-coming leaders in the Emerging Leaders Cohort, you’re making an investment that pays dividends in two critical areas: retention and long-term growth.


Return on Investment


Investing in the professional growth and development of your emerging leaders demonstrates your commitment to their success. 

This investment becomes a powerful motivator, inspiring loyalty and a deep sense of purpose among your talent. As they acquire new skills, gain self-confidence, and realize their leadership potential, they become more deeply rooted within your organization, reducing turnover and securing your talent pipeline.

Long-Term Growth

Effective leadership at all levels is the backbone of a thriving organization. By nurturing your emerging leaders through the Emerging Leaders Cohort, you’re laying the foundation for a robust leadership bench that can steer your company toward sustainable growth. 

As your emerging leaders embrace new insights and approaches, they become drivers of innovation, strategic vision, and operational excellence, paving the way for your company’s continued success and adaptability in an ever-evolving market.

Meet Your Expert Instructors

Sebastian Oros, MSW

With 18 years of empowering mentorship, Sebastian excels in building trust and empowering others. His extensive experience in social/emotional growth and comprehensive assessments makes him a leader’s guide.

Jim Walter

As a mentor in executive leadership, Jim offers comprehensive assessments, training, and coaching. His passion for mentoring leaders and deep understanding of challenges make him your trusted navigator.

Raquel Hubbard

An expert in people leadership and operations, Raquel thrives in building cultures of teamwork and growth. With her marketing degree and a family-focused mindset, she brings unique perspectives to the cohort.

What Will We Learn?
Lesson Plan

Lesson #1 – Leadership: Armored vs. Daring Leadership

In this session, participants will explore the fundamental concepts of leadership and gain an understanding of the difference between armored and daring leadership styles. By defining their core values, emerging leaders will solidify the foundation for effective leadership that aligns with your company’s vision and values.


Lesson #2: Thanks for the Feedback – Inspiring Performance Through Effective Feedback

Feedback is the lifeblood of continuous improvement. This session equips your emerging leaders with essential techniques for giving and receiving feedback effectively. By creating a culture of open communication and learning, your organization fosters an environment where talent thrives, ideas flourish, and potential is unleashed.


Lesson #3 – Know Yourself: What is Your Leadership Style?

Emerging leaders will embark on a journey of self-discovery, delving into different leadership styles (DiSC) to identify their dominant style, strengths, and areas for growth. Understanding their unique contributions empowers them to become integral members of high-performing teams that drive your company’s success.


Lesson #4: The Art + Science of Psychological Safety – Designing a Culture of High Trust

Leaders who cultivate psychological safety unleash the full potential of their teams. By exploring emotional intelligence and fostering trust, your emerging leaders will create a culture where diversity thrives, innovation flourishes, and creativity fuels success.


Lesson #5: Failure & Resilience – Building the Skillset of Learning to Rise

Building the Skillset of Learning to Rise is designed to teach emerging leaders the value of viewing failures as opportunities for growth and development. Through hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios, participants will learn techniques to foster resilience, adapt to challenges, and transform setbacks into stepping stones towards success.


Lesson #6 – My Emerging Leadership Plan

Your emerging leaders will leave with a personalized leadership statement and actionable Emerging Leadership Plan. This plan empowers them to lead with vision, purpose, and adaptability, propelling your organization toward sustainable growth and success.

Financial Investment

Cohort Details

All sessions are 90 minutes in length, and are are held virtually over Zoom. 


  • Each Thursday,  beginning October 12 at 9:30 AM CST
    Cohort runs for 6 weeks

      ***Each cohort will have a limited number of participants.


Registration Fees

$850 per leader (includes the cost of DiSC leadership assessment – a $125 additional value)



Each Emerging Leaders Cohort comes with one IC Equity Scholarship, specifically aimed at addressing inequity in leadership training and promoting diversity within the community. The scholarship fully covers the cost of the Emerging Leaders Cohort ticket and is open to individuals from underrepresented groups, which encompass but are not restricted to: Black people, Indigenous people and other people of color, people with disabilities, marginalized genders, and LGBTI+ individuals. If you are interested, we encourage you to apply here.

Unleash Leadership Potential

Unlock the full potential of your emerging leaders and secure your company’s future success. 

By enrolling your rising stars in the Emerging Leaders Cohort, you invest in a legacy of empowered leaders who drive innovation, fuel growth, and elevate your organization to new heights.

Don’t miss this opportunity to cultivate a leadership powerhouse within your organization.