VANTAGE INTERNATIONAL PROUDLY ANNOUNCES THE
2015 TAKE THE LEAD AWARD WINNERS!
"There is a difference between knowing the path, and walking the path." - Morpheus, The Matrix
Vantage International is dedicated to fueling the global movement to fundamentally re-define the nature of leadership in workplace communities. Our primary contribution to that movement is a powerful call to action - a leadership dare to everyone in every organization regardless of position, title, rank or salary - a dare to lead from your seat day in and day out! This game changing message is one that Vantage International President, Leta Beam, delivers in speaking engagements, classrooms and her book: Take The Lead: Volume #1 of the Everyday Leadership Series.
The 2015 Take The Lead Award honors one 'everyday leader' AND one TEAM of 'everyday leaders' who demonstrates unwavering dedication to leading from his/her seat every day at work. The award uplifts colleagues, coworkers and leaders across professional sectors, emphasizing the power of employees who "lead from their seats" at any level of an organization.
The team here at Vantage International was thrilled to receive so many 'Everyday Leader' nominations. Talk about a leadership movement getting started!!! We were truly inspired to read each and every nomination and the many stories of fantastic leadership! We would like to say a very heartfelt thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination. You too are an 'everyday leader' - the fact that you took time out of your schedule to nominate someone else to receive this award speaks volumes about your very own leadership skills.
Congratulations to Jeff Rininger, the 2015 Take The Lead Award winner, nominated by David Hamaty. Besides working as a Team Leader in North American Hoganas's Stainless Steel melting operation, Jeff is also responsible for negotiating and administering the collective bargaining agreement between the United Steel Workers of America and North American Hoganas. This is a large responsibility in which Jeff must find a common ground and a fair balance for both sides to come to resolution. Jeff leads from his seat day in and day out by setting a stellar example and standing for values that are based on what is right and what is wrong. His actions take into account both the best interest of his colleagues AND what is good for the organization. His passion for his work is both obvious and contagious. His determination to be the best version of himself in his many roles fuels his commitment to lifelong learning. As a result, Everyday Leadership is second nature to Jeff!
Finally, congratulations to the 2015 TTL Award Team Winners, the Inpatient Nursing Operations Managers Team from Geisinger - Community Medical Center. Nominated by Angelo Venditti, this leadership team has not only adapted to a multitude of new changes but has also been able to introduce many new practice changes, improve processes and nurse sensitive indicators. They are a team of high performing professionals with a common goal to strive for excellence in all that they do to care for their patients. Creative, energetic, resourceful and resilient, the team has intentionally created healthy, robust relationships with one another, always viewing one another as success partners. They live into the expression, “We are all in this together!”
We invite you to read more about the winners below:
MEET THE 2015 TAKE THE LEAD WINNERS!
THE 2015 TTL AWARD WINNER:
Name: Jeff Rininger
Organization: North American Hoganas
Nominator: David Hamaty
THE 2015 TTL AWARD TEAM WINNER:
Name: Inpatient Nursing Operations Managers Team
Organization: Geisinger - Community Medical Center
Nominator: Angelo Venditti
Click HERE review the 2015 Take The Lead Award requirements and eligibility information.
The 2016 Take The Lead Award will be launched in the fall. We are eagerly awaiting more 'everyday leader' stories! Start thinking about who might be worthy of YOUR nomination!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON VANTAGE INTERNATIONAL, LETA BEAM and TAKE THE LEAD EVERYDAY LEADERSHIP SERIES PLEASE VISIT US AT www.vantage-inter.com