9/11 Story: Leading with Dignity and Respect

An Elevate Workshop on Leadership

Case study: On-site construction leaders are tough and focused. To install a new set of tools in respect, professionalism, and leadership in DEI, you need a tough customer to deliver a very challenging story. That's what happened.

  1. Win-over: 15 minutes on 9/11 and how the NYPD worked hand-in-hand with other services and construction
  2. Turn: How Frank learned dignity and respect
  3. Tools: What you need to act and succeed in 2022 as a construction leader

What's included:

  • September 11 Call
  • Lesson from the Pile AKA Ground Zero
  • 20 years NYPD Transformation from Officer to Detective
  • Realization, the path to change
  • Walking towards one goal, saving and serving others
  • Share a story activity
  • What is fear?
  • Character/Values/Individuality VS Insider/Outsider feeling
  • The Four Agreements:
    • Be impeccable with your word
    • Don't take anything personally
    • Don't make assumptions
    • Always do your best
  • Stoic Philosophy
  • The ability to live in tranquility and harmony with nature and the universe
  • Introduction to Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
  • Takeaways: Responsibility & Control of one's actions and how it is a choice

Frank is a retired NYPD Detective, 9/11 First Responder. He's an expert in mindfulness, living life fully, and mental health.


Elevate Level :
Delivery type:
Intro Session
Live via Zoom
Live in Person
Running Time: 60 minutes
Listing created May 6, 2022

Public discussion (2)


1 year ago

This workshop talk has been delivered successfully to groups of on-site leaders in Chicago, with great success, feedback from both people on the ground and senior leadership. Case study available on request to support@elevate.ac

Rob S**

1 year ago

Frank is a genuine figure with a relatable and compelling story. He is able to open up a dialogue around sensitive topics with ease, create perspective, and will provide a roadmap for professionalism and personal growth.

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