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Leadership is Everyone's Business, Participant Workbook, 2nd Edition

Leadership is Everyone's Business, Participant Workbook, 2nd Edition

James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner

ISBN: 978-1-119-39750-2

May 2017, Pfeiffer

112 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Backed by over 20 years of original research, The Leadership Challenge Workshop is a unique and intense discovery process created by best-selling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. The Workshop demystifies the concept of leadership and approaches it as a learnable set of behaviors. In other words, forget about job titles, forget about position or rank or work experience.  Leadership is about what you do.

In this non-manager version of the Participant Workbook, Kouzes and Posner introduce individual contributors to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. The one-day program is about how the "leadership is not the private reserve of a few charismatic men and women. It is a process ordinary people use when they are bringing forth the best from themselves and others." The authors' goal is to "liberate the leader in everyone" with this inspiring, results-oriented Workshop.

Preface v

Orienteering  1

Practice 1. Model the Way 23

Practice 2. Inspire a Shared Vision  37

Practice 3. Challenge the Process 51

Practice 4. Enable Others to Act 61

Practice 5. Encourage the Heart 71

Committing 85

Appendix 91

Suggestions for Becoming a Better Leader  92

The Journey Continues: Ten Ways to Keep Your Leadership Development Alive 95

About the Authors 99