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Coaching & Developing Leaders

Decatur Emerging Leaders: A group of young professionals from different backgrounds and industries in the Greater Decatur area, providing unique opportunities to network with peers, volunteer in the community, and develop professionally. By building connections with peers, local businesses and institutions, these leaders secure the community's future and ensure it remains vibrant and inclusive.

Decatur Leadership Institute: Fills the need for active involvement of informed and dedicated citizens in community leadership roles. Provides weekly sessions each fall where participants experience on-site learning and gain an inside view of the industries and issues that shape the Decatur area. The program includes team-based service learning projects and concludes with a graduation ceremony in early December.

Decatur Leadership Institute Alumni Association: Previous graduates of DLI continue their community involvement and development through networking, serving on community boards and committees, professional development, and providing scholarships for future DLI classes. Keep in touch through the DLI Facebook page or contact the Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce.

Candidate Academy: The non-partisan Macon County Academy of Political Leadership identifies, encourages, and prepares citizens who are interested in public service or thinking about running for public office, as well as political volunteers and those who simply want to understand election process.

DISC Behavioral & Values Assessment: Measures a person’s preferred behavioral style, motivational style and personal drivers – how and why people do what they do. Provides practical understanding and skills critical to communication, leading or working in teams, sales, and conflict resolution.