Monett Chamber of Commerce

“Because anyone can steer a ship, but it takes a leader to chart the course.” – J. Maxwell

What is Leadership Monett?

  • Leadership Monett is a program that is committed to providing and enhancing the foundation for great business and community leaders with targeted and specialized training in an affordable and accessible manner. 
  • The belief is that an informed and committed community yields a better society for all.

Why is it Important to Monett?

  • Because great leaders lead to great communities.
  • Because it is not always clear where the community needs help.
  • Because no one really teaches how to lead volunteer organizations.
  • And because Leaders:
    • Motivate us to take a journey with them.
    • Have an agenda.
    • Are results oriented.
    • Are original and originate.
    • Innovate.
    • Focus on people.
    • Challenge the status quo.
    • He / She is their own person.
    • Fix things that are not broken.
    • Raise and resolve issues quickly.
    • Do not always wait to be told what to do next.
    • Are not afraid to see self as others see them.
    • Tenacious.
    • Engaged.

How Does Leadership Monett Work?

  • Leadership Monett is a 4-month program that is structured to teach leadership, while showing a broad appreciation of the unique quality of life that is the City of  Monett and its surrounding Barry—Lawrence County areas.  It is:
    • Local
    • Affordable
    • Broadening
  • Sessions include:
      • Overnight retreat.
      • Ice breakers.
    • Classmate interview sessions.
    • Leadership interactions.
    • Team building exercises.
    • Business etiquette.
    • Ethics.
    • Social Skills - Table manners, Cell phone.
    • 8 – Classroom sessions.
    • Class Project.

Leadership Monett Result

  • Productive leaders at work.
  • Leaders who know and understand how communities work.
  • Leaders ready to support our broadening community needs.



Leadership Monett





Monett Chamber of Commerce 200 East Broadway P.O. Box 47 Monett, Missouri 65708 Voice: 417-235-7919 Fax: 417-235-4076