2022 ILSHRM Virtual Strategic HR Series:

How to be a R.E.A.L. Leader

Presented by Ed Krow, Talent Transformation Expert

Pre-Approved for 6.0 hours of SHRM & HRCI Business Recertification Credit

July 19, 20 and 21, 2022 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (CST)

Leadership is critical for organizational survival; that is common knowledge. But how do you become a good leader? And with so many resources for leadership development, why do programs often fail to motivate change? A back-to-the-roots, no nonsense, experience-driven approach is what many HR professionals are looking for. In this three-part virtual series, we will take a deep dive into what it really means to L.E.A.D.

What is the Series About?

Leadership is a process, a lifelong strategy of building on strengths and minimizing weaknesses and having focus on the people and points of life that are most important. Every successful leader is surrounded by other successful people they have helped shape and mold. Our success is found in taking others with us on the pathway to success. By lifting others up, we find our own success elevated higher than we could have ever achieved alone. The process you are about to experience will help you achieve greater success by learning and integrating critical principles that will determine your growth and development in these key areas:

  • Relationships
  • Equipping
  • Attitude
  • Leadership

Ed Krow is the Talent Transformation Expert for businesses looking to achieve 8 figure growth. He delivers captivating, high-energy keynote presentations that challenge the traditional model of HR and prepare decision makers for motivating their people with a win-win strategy. In his career, Ed has helped over 250 clients, including Fortune 500 companies, achieve talent and culture transformations. As a result, audiences value Ed’s deep understanding of the employee/employer dynamic and his ability create a connection with them right away. On stage, he provides practical approaches, tools, and relevant stories to inspire action.

A speaker, trainer and coach certified by The John Maxwell Team; Ed’s topics bring a refreshing perspective on how to leverage what is commonly viewed as “people problems” and turn negative growth into business success. Ed is a member of the National Speakers Association, the Forbes Coaches Council, and a regular contributor to Forbes.com. He is the author of “Strategic HR: Driving Bottom Line Results Through Your People”.


  • July 19 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • July 20 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • July 21 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm


SHRM Members – $199*

Non-SHRM Members – $249*

*includes access to recordings for all three sessions for 30 days

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations prior to June 1, 2022 will be assessed a cancellation fee of $50.  Cancellations received June 1 or after are not eligible for refund, however registration may be transferred to another individual with no penalty.



  • Pre-Approved for 6.0 hours of SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC) through the Society for Human Resource Management
  • Pre-Approved for 6.0 hours of HRCI BUSINESS recertification credit through the Human Resource Certification Institute