Leadership Circle Pilot Project




What is Leadership Circle?

An opportunity for festival producers to: 

 Reboot your focus and realign yourself and your team
>   Level up your leadership to boost your performance
 Gain a competitive advantage to lead through crises and change
>   Improve your
stress management and challenging relationships 
>   Hone your innovative thinking to see new opportunities
 Advance your team’s success and inspire others 

Join the Leadership Circle to benefit from: 

1. In-depth personalized CliftonStrengths report about your leadership strengths and talents to improve self-mastery
2. Weekend workshop series with peers to help you:

•  leverage your unique leadership assets

•  recognize and manage reactivity

•  communicate with confidence, authenticity and integrity

•  negotiate resources and power

•  support yourself and your team for greater impact and resiliency

3. Individual reflection and action planning for sustained personal, team and organizational development
4. One-on-one coaching to further maximize your leadership assets





“Leadership Circle is meant to help you increase your focus and impact. It offers a space of challenge and deep work to grow and succeed. A space that at the same time is rich in creativity, lightness and humour.”

– Manjit

Get to know the Leadership Circle facilitator and coach, Manjit Basi. 

Schedule & Detailed breakdown:

Part 1. Personal Leadership Assessment

  • Start-up information session and review of strengths assessment: August 25, 2022, 9:00 AM [online, 90 mins.]
  • Complete your online personal leadership assessment: Clifton Strengths – personalized link will be sent to you, $75 cost of the assessment is included in your registration fee.
  • Book a 30-minute one-on-one personal coaching session (optional) to understand your Strengths Report: August 25 – September 30

Part 2. Weekend Workshop Series

  • Pre-weekend workshop preparation session: Sept 6, 2022, 9:00 AM [online, 90 mins.]
  • In-person* weekend workshop series: Oct 14 – 16
    Friday 6PM – 9PM
    Saturday 9AM – 5PM
    Sunday 10AM – 3PM

Part 3. Personal Coaching 

  • After the weekend workshop you can access a 1-hour personal coaching session with Manjit to dive into an area of development most relevant to your personal and organizational context (optional): Oct 17 – Nov 7

Part 4. Wrap-up and Evaluation

  • Online wrap-up and evaluation: Nov 8 [90 mins.]

*Subject to public health regulations

This pilot project is made possible through the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts.