11 Dec City of Glendale hosts TVEA Board of Directors
The Valley Economic Alliance hosted a Board of Directors Meeting on January 24th at Hyatt Place Glendale with a special welcome by City of Glendale Councilwoman Paula Devine.
Phil Lanzafame, Director of Community Development with City of Glendale and TVEA Boardmember presented “How to be an Economic Development Leader who is not Afraid to Fail.” Philip shared leadership styles that promote and encourage innovation, and presented strategies for navigating daily complexities and pitfalls. Phillip shared that empowerment, responsibility and excellence are tools employers and employees can use to overcome fear. He also shared that in order to demonstrate leadership, you must have the five C’s – control, clarity, competency and consistency.