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Community Leadership coming to North Country this spring

Since 2006, nearly 150 New Hampshire ROC residents have graduated from ROC-NH’s Community Leadership series with the skills needed to be leaders in and outside their communities.

This year, for the first time, the training sessions hit the road. We’re bringing Community Leadership to the North Country.

The series consists of seven interactive and fun workshops in which participants learn about communication, team building, and conflict resolution, among other topics. Graduates also earn credit from Granite State College.

ROC residents in Coos and northern Grafton Counties are encouraged to apply. It doesn’t matter whether you have ever been on the board of directors or in any “official” position anywhere. Every community member is, has been, or could be a community leader.

If you’re interested, apply soon, either online or by mail. The application deadline is March 24, and the first workshop is May 5 at the Lancaster Town Hall. Subsequent sessions will be held on Saturdays through September.

Below, read what great leaders past and present said on the topic.

We hope to see you in May!

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.



A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu


I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.

Queen Elizabeth II


A leader … is like a shepherd. He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.

Nelson Mandela

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