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The Leadership Challenge, 7th edition

Read the first chapter of the latest edition of the gold-standard guide for leadership development = ...
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Small Wins on Mt. Fuji

Important goals, those that have a positive impact on yourself and others, seldom come quickly. They ...
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Getting the Most Out of Players

The legendary head coach of the Green Bay Packers, Vince Lombardi, once said “Leaders are made, ...
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The Power of Appreciating Others

Insights on Behavior #30: I Get Personally Involved in Recognizing People and Celebrating Accomplishments I absolutely ...
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Making a Choice

Insights on Behavior #14: I Treat Others With Dignity and Respect Last week, I was talking ...
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The Purple Bench

The Leadership Challenge has touched my life in some unique ways. Quite often I facilitate this ...
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Behavior #1: I Set a Personal Example of What I Expect From Others

Walking the walk (and talking the talk) is incredibly important, especially when it comes to leadership. ...
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Sweeping the Floor and Weeding the Garden

We have worked in the same building for the last fifteen years with five different principals.  ...
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Leadership Success in a Virtual World

These days most of us are working from our home offices/spare bedrooms/kitchen tables in our “Zoom ...
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DEVELOP Your Skills

The Leadership Challenge

iLead programs are grounded in the award-winning, best-selling book, The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner. This research-driven leadership development model illustrates how everyday leaders mobilize others to want to get extraordinary things done.

The Leadership Challenge