2024 Master Class

Join Us in 2024 for Master Class

February 15-16, 2024
Beaufort Hotel
2440 Lennoxville Road
Beaufort, NC 28516

Beaufort WaterfrontLeader Lab founders Tracy Spears and Wally Schmader will lead two interactive workshop sessions on what leaders need to be focusing on in 2023 and beyond. The Exceptional Leaders Playbook authors will provide actionable tactics and strategies throughout the Master Class sessions that can and will make you a more impactful and successful leader!

Their high-impact topics will include:

  • What Leaders Must Give Up
  • Temperament Fluency for Leaders
  • Leadership Communication
  • Goal Setting for Leaders
  • Your Personal Ecosystem

All Master Class registrants will receive a copy of the Exceptional Leaders Playbook!

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, February 15th

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  Master Class Day 1  Horse Island Room
Wally Schmader and Tracy Spears, Exceptional Leaders Lab
6:00 PM  Dinner Together at the Beaufort Hotel  Shackleford Room

Friday, February 16th

 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Breakfast  TBD
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Master Class Day 2  Horse Island Room
Wally Schmader and Tracy Spears, Exceptional Leaders Lab

Master Class Speakers

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Wally Schmader
Founder, Exceptional Leaders Lab
Wally Schmader is a recognized leadership coach, thought leader and Founder of The Leader Lab. He’s the author of four highly-regarded leadership books; including the #1 best-selling What Exceptional Leaders Know and Exceptional Leaders Playbook.

Wally’s content and ideas have been featured in dozens of media outlets including Fast Company, Inc., CNN, Forbes, Yahoo and The Street.

His specialty areas include: Executive Coaching; Leadership Training; Mission & Core Value Discovery; Leadership Team Development; and Vistage CEO Board Chairing.

Wally’s mission is to help leaders and teams to drastically improve their leadership, impact and performance.

Tracy Spears Tracy Spears

Founder, Exceptional Leaders Lab
Tracy is an internationally sought-after keynote speaker, TEDx speaker, author, advocate, host of the podcast “Shift Out Loud” and the Founder of the Exceptional Leaders Lab. Her organization specializes in developing leaders, inspiring teamwork, and creating inclusive cultures.

Tracy has written extensively about the many lessons she learned while spending over 25 years in the corporate world. Those lessons can be found in her best-selling books, “What Exceptional Leaders Know” and “The Exceptional Leaders Playbook” and provide much of the content utilized in the workshops and keynotes she delivers globally. Tracy’s energetic and interactive approach has helped leaders and aspiring leaders all over the world improve their leadership skills, communication, and understanding of how people and organizations succeed.

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Type Early Cost After 1/26
Member with accommodations $799 $850
Non Member with accommodations $899 $950
Member without accommodations $650 $700
Non Member without accommodations $750 $800


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