Next Level Leaders Program

We listened...

Every organization, without exception, we encounter expresses genuine concern about finding and creating the leaders that will take their companies to the next level. While they feel confident on their ability to help people master the technical skills to make their employees successful, they see an inability to train the soft skills—especially when it comes to developing leaders.

Leaders Are Developed,  Not Trained

In conjunction with the many great partners we have all over the country, we have developed a true program that goes far beyond conventional training, allowing your Next Level Leader to reach their leadership potential. We start with a baseline training session, and then implement a comprehensive development program that causes and encourages a systematic realization of leadership skills and potential.

Tangible Return on Investment

Developing Next Level Leaders in your company provides many benefits:

  • Improve bottom-line financial performance
  • Attract, develop & retain talent
  • Drive strategic execution
  • Increase success navigating change
  • Boost your employee morale – Invest in them, they invest in you!
  • And more…

Next Level Leaders Program Overview


3-day intensive leadership training (we also offer online options) where Next Level Leaders immerse themselves in a leadership curriculum where they learn about themselves as leaders, and develop their own personal leadership philosophy. For more information about the Next Level Leader Seminar, click here.


Immediate implementation of lessons learned. Next Level Leaders pick an accountability partner and mentee at their company.


Quarterly 90-minute leadership development sessions with an executive coach, where gaps are identified and plans for growth are further developed.


2x/year peer networking meetings with other Next Level Leaders, continuing their leadership development with unvarnished feedback from others who are on the same journey.


Next Level Leaders track at the Chief Executive Leadership Conference, including an exclusive Next Level Leaders retreat.

What our members think about Chief Executive Network:

  • "Thank you for everything! This has truly been one of the most worthwhile experiences of my career/life. The presentation, the warmth, the support–each of you have made a lasting impact on me that I will not soon forget!"

    Javier Zesati
    Regional Manager- West Coast, Backyard Products

  • "Solid reinforcement/reiteration of key issues. Thought provoking."

    Karla Clem
    M-C Industries, Inc.

  • "Their approach is highly professional with great follow up. The number of members willing to help and invest time in this support is noteworthy and much appreciated. What a win-win combination for every member."

    Fabian Schmahl
    CEO, ThyssenKrupp Bilstein of America, Inc.

  • "Enjoyed it, met great people and learned some very good ideas. CEN members and staff are friendly and knowledgeable."

    Jay Bender
    Falcon Plastics, Inc.

  • "This (meeting) was a 10+. I learn so much from everyone’s experience. It helps me evaluate strengths and weaknesses in myself and the company."

    Cheryl Edwards
    Fleetwood-Fibre Company

Interested? Get in touch with us.

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