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Lehigh Valley Activity Professionals Association

January 14, 2021 Meeting

JANUARY 14, 2021                                9am-Noon

Location: ZOOM (You will be given the ZOOM login information on or before 1/12, only if you are a current paid member.)

Questions: Please contact Carrie at [email protected] or 610-381-1009

Presentation Topic and Speaker: “LEADERSHIP GOLD" presented by JACKIE HOLZEL

About Our Topic:If It’s Lonely at the Top, You’re Not Doing Something Right — Loneliness isn’t a requirement of leadership; it’s a consequence of selfishness.

The Toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself — To be successful in any endeavor, we need to learn how to get out of our own way.

Defining Moments Define Your Leadership — The choices we make in critical moments form us and inform others about our true nature.

When You Get Kicked in the Rear, You Know You’re out in Front — When you are at the front of the pack, everything you do attracts attention.

Never Work a Day in Your Life — Passion keeps leaders going when others quit.

The Best Leaders Are Listeners — Leaders dignify their followers by paying attention to their input and concerns.

Get in the Zone and Stay There — Success begins by knowing your purpose in life and growing to your maximum potential in your strength zone.

A Leader’s First Responsibility is to Define Reality — Good leaders balance their dreams with a sturdy dose of realism.

To See How the Leader is Doing, Look at the People — If you want to know whether a leader is successful and effective, don’t look exclusively at her; look to the health of the people she leads.

Don’t Send Your Ducks to Eagle School — Recognize that people differ in the level of their natural abilities, and do not treat everyone the same.

Keep Your Mind on the Main Thing — You will wear yourself out trying to be an expert at everything. For leaders, it is better to know the most important things than to know everything.

Your Biggest Mistake is Not Asking What Mistake You Are Making — Leaders who are willing to learn from their mistakes seldom repeat them.

Don’t Manage Your Time — Manage Your Life — Time is an equal-opportunity employer; everyone gets 24 hours a day—no more, no less—but not everybody gets the same return on their 24 hours.

Keep Learning to Keep Leading — The secret to success can be found in people’s daily agendas.

People Will Summarize Your Life in One Sentence—Pick it Now!

Leaders Distinguish Themselves During Tough Times — The best leaders prove their merit in the crucibles of life. They step forward to make tough choices, and they assume responsibility for the decisions they make.

People Quit People, Not Companies — The desire to leave for greener pastures is often motivated by the need to escape someone. People quit leaders, not companies.

Be a Connector, Not Just a Climber — The best basis for a leader’s influence comes from the relationships he or she establishes with followers.

For Everything You Gain, You Give Something Up — Let go of what you have so that you can reach for something new.

Those Who Start the Journey with You Seldom Finish with You — Anytime you ignore the reality of change and try to control relationships you will have problems.

About Our Presenter:

Jackie Holzel is a Certified Activities Director thru NCCAP.  She has worked in Skilled Nursing facilities for 15 years as an Activities Director and Volunteer Coordinator.   She is currently self employed as a motivational and educational speaker, as well as doing life coaching and business consulting.  Jackie became a certified speaker and coach thru The John Maxwell Team in March of 2019.  

Her passions include continuing to educate and coach in the retirement communities.  She provides programs for residents on a variety of topics such as art, Reiki, building of labyrinths, dowsing and quilting just to name a few).  Jackie provides workshops and programs for staff education and one that is very popular is taking the DISC assessment.  This 30 page report is a tool about ourselves and offers information about our personality types and those of others we encounter daily.  It's good information on how to best communicate and work with all personality behaviors and types (even those that are challenging).  She also provides Master Mind Groups on a variety of topics including Becoming a Person of Influence and The 15 Laws of Intentional Growth.

Jackie is very active serving on various boards which focus on seniors.  She is a past President of LADA (Lancaster Activities Directors Association) and recently served on the LADA Board as Program Chair in 2018-19.

Jackie is currently on the PAPA (Pennsylvania Activity Professionals Association) Board as the Credentialing Specialist.

She is also on HACC's Gerontology Program Board, giving input into courses for the public to educate them on aging and care for seniors.

Jackie has written a book entitled The Peacock Project, which lends itself to learning while performing the book as a play.  It is very interactive with the audience and was presented at a convention in New Hampshire in June, 2019.  It will also be presented in October, 2019 at the PAPA conference in State College.

Jackie has started a new company called "Lyfe Lynx, LLC".  A new website is being formulated to list the variety of topics and services she provides.   In the meantime, she may be contacted by email at [email protected]



Date: 01/14/2021 (Thu.)

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm EST

Location: Zoom

Created by:   Carrie Shafer

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Amy Beatty (1 guest)

Rebecca Trollinger (1 guest)
I have stand up meeting at 9 will join when i can!

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Jennifer McLeod (1 guest)
please send out a reminder...I keep forgetting with these zoom things

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I will be late logging in....hoping to join by 9:30/10

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