THE MOST TRUSTED SOURCE ON BECOMING A BETTER LEADER
"The best leaders are constantly learning. . . . But there′s a catch. Unexamined experiences don′t produce the rich insights that come from reflection and analysis."
From the Introduction
If you want to become a better leader, you need to study your own performance and become more conscious about the choices that you are making and how you are acting on your intentions.
Based on the insights of the 6th edition of Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner′s The Leadership Challenge, the hands–on experience of the Workbook engages you to examine and improve your ability to put into action The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model. It offers a powerful opportunity for you to:
- Reflect on each essential element of leading and to act in ways that incrementally create forward momentum
- Think beyond your personal agenda and imagine how your leadership efforts engage others′ desires
- Involve others in the planning and the doing, because you can′t do it alone
More relevant and effective than ever, the revised third edition of The Leadership Challenge Workbook will help leaders in every organization better communicate a vision, strengthen co–worker commitment, build trust among fellow employees, maintain employee satisfaction, and much more.
1 How to Use Th is Workbook 7
2 The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® 11
3 Selecting Your Personal–Best Leadership Project 19
4 Model the Way 29
5 Inspire a Shared Vision 49
6 Challenge the Process 75
7 Enable Others to Act 91
8 Encourage the Heart 109
9 Reflecting on Your Personal–Best Leadership Project 127
10 The Challenge Continues 143
About the Authors 147