Leadership Development Intensive (LDI) is a 3.5 day personal leadership development experience delivered in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership and is a once-in-a-career opportunity for experienced executives to maximize personal leadership power and accelerate your organization's commitment, alignment and results, while also strengthening your network of peer local executives from other industries.
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Nominations are vital to continuing the tradition of excellence in New Memphis programs. Please take a moment to refer a nominee, or nominate yourself to learn more about our LDI experience.

Why LDI?

The highly personalized Leadership Development Intensive provides powerful data and experiences to help you lead. LDI outcomes are numerous; as a result of the program you will:

  • Learn how key stakeholders rate your leadership effectiveness and how you compare with C-suite executives.
  • Broaden your network of senior executive colleagues.
  • Collaborate across the organization to gain critical perspectives, solve complicated problems, create buy in and manage politics.
  • Effectively manage complexity to take wise and productive action amidst complex, rapidly changing conditions.
  • Develop clear action plans.
What will happen with my program in response to COVID-19?

Currently, we require all New Memphis program participants, staff, and facilitators to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 before the first day of class. Please visit the "about" section of the New Memphis website for additional information. As we navigate changing workplaces, New Memphis is still committed to providing the development you deserve.
A Look Back on 20 Years of LDI

The Leadership Development Intensive (LDI) was created in 1997, and since then we've had more than 1,000 graduates of the program. In this video, we celebrated the mark of an important milestone as we continue to look forward to the impact the next 20 years will have on quality leadership and our city’s future.


In unrivaled depth, the LDI combines prove-in-action techniques with peer interaction and insights from the latest research to deliver:

Completely customized self-assessments and 360-degree inventory that empower you to realize and leverage your assets.

Experiential interactions and case study exercises that drive self discovery.

Expert, one-on-one feedback. This personal coaching session assists in interpreting and clarifying your individual assessment date and helps you create an action plan.

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