About the Instructor
Influence, LLC: Owner, Influencer & Lead Facilitator
Molly is passionate about leadership development, personal growth, and service learning. She is a visionary with a heart for developing leaders who are value driven, people centric, and service oriented. She has served as a college soccer coach, been employed as a teacher/professor, and has served on the communication staff for several non-profit organizations.
Experience in teaching and coaching
Molly has 20 years experience coaching club, high school, and college soccer coach. She has served on the coaching staff at Ottawa University, Wayne State College, and at the University of Illinois Springfield. In addition to coaching she spent many years in the classroom teaching communication courses at the college level. Her teaching and coaching combination is a great asset in developing people in a variety of settings.
Effective speaker and facilitator
Debby Watson, President of Barat Academy had this to say, “Molly Grisham takes her audience on a transformative journey. She is not just another speaker on leadership. Her simple and powerful approach shifts your thinking and your actions as a leader towards what’s working and what’s possible, transforming each one in the audience into the kind of leader that is more effective at motivating and inspiring the people they lead. Her message is a must-hear for those who want to lead so that others will follow.”
Passionate about personal growth
Molly is a Certified Practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator which is a great tool for personal growth, leadership development, team building and conflict resolution. In her free time she is an avid reader and a world traveler.
Focused areas of interest
“I believe that a leader is a person of influence and my desire is to help others understand and develop the skills necessary to leverage their own influence. If I had to identify the three areas I am most interested in it would be Leadership Development, Conflict Resolution and Personal Growth.”
Influence LLC, Owner & Lead Facilitator
About the Course
Great Leaders Make Things Better is a lesson from Leadership Discovery which is a unique leadership development course designed to help you discover your path to leadership growth. Leadership Discovery is ideal for individuals who are new to leadership as well as seasoned veterans who are looking for a fresh perspective on leadership. Great Leaders Make Things Better contains a story, a concept in action, self-reflection questions, commit to act and ideas for impact. It will provide you with a unique view on what it means to be a leader.
If you enjoy this lesson you will have the opportunity to continue to develop by taking the full six-part series. Through Leadership Discovery you will learn to define leadership as well as study five tangible leadership practices; Great Leaders Say Come with Me, Great Leaders Do the Dirty Work, Great Leaders Pay it Forward, Great Leaders Burn the Ships & Great Leaders Take Care of their People. Each of the six lessons will take about 45 minutes depending on the time you need to put into the self-reflection questions.
The full version of Leadership Discovery can also be purchased as a hard copy to be used with teams, schools or groups. Are you ready for a change? Do you want things to be different? Do you feel like you have more to offer but you aren’t sure where to start? It starts with a decision which leads to a path of purpose. The decision is simple; “I am a person of influence and I will use my influence for good.” Let’s start this journey today.
We need you. What are you waiting for? The world is waiting for you. The dreams of tomorrow start today. Be the influence. Become the leader the world is waiting for.
"I enjoyed every minute of this leadership course. The content was clear, relatable, engaging, and inspiring. I have been an unofficial leader for some time and have recently become an official leader. This course is great for those who lead in any capacity. I learned new things and was challenged to really think about the leader I am and the leader I want to be. I recommend this course as a great tool in anyone's leadership toolbox." Megan Younkin, Consulting Manager
“Leadership Discovery changed our program & focused individuals on the things they can do to become better teammates & people. The lessons allowed individuals to share things they otherwise would not have had an opportunity to share & ultimately gave us a vision of where we can go as a group. We have grown in many ways, allowing ourselves to be challenged in ways we have not and stronger when it matters.” Jen Dyson, Head Women’s Soccer Coach, Westminster College
“While working with Molly & utilizing Leadership Discovery our young team made great strides in discovering that each of them had the ability to lead. They began looking at issues in a new light and had the confidence to help the team overcome challenges.” Shannon Nicolson, Head Softball Coach, University of Illinois Springfield