Developing as a Leader

  • 4 Courses | 4h 17m 35s
  • 7 Books | 13h 2m
  • 9 Audiobooks | 51h 40m 56s
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Every leader must continuously hone leadership capabilities for optimal personal and team performance. Commit to becoming a better leader. Many studies show leadership qualities such as assertiveness, adaptability, intelligence, and conscientiousness as the most important qualities in a leader. Additionally, effective leaders are positive, empowering, and inspiring. Learn how to become a stronger and more effective leader.

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Leading through Inspiration

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COURSES INCLUDED

Leading through Inspiration
People are inspired when they trust their leaders and are mobilized by common goals. When you strive for inspirational leadership, you demonstrate credibility and create a community with a shared vision. In this course, you'll learn about the characteristics that inspire people. You'll also learn about traits and behaviors that inspirational leaders exemplify. Finally, you'll learn about the role of clear, credible, and persuasive messages in providing inspiration.
7 videos | 22m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Gauging Your Leadership Performance
Monitoring and assessing your own progress as you develop is vital to ensure growth and overall success as a leader. In this course, you'll learn about techniques leaders can use to carry out a self-assessment, such as reflective journaling, surveys and checklists, and 360-degree feedback. You'll also learn ways to increase your motivation and manage your own learning by creating a leadership development plan.
8 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Expert Insights on Developing as a Leader
Leadership is a role to be earned, not a title to be given. You earn that role through self-reflection, improving your EQ, listening, and modeling the behavior you want to see. Becoming a leader that others want to follow begins with you.
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Expert Insights on Intentions
Good intentions have a way of getting away from us, but leaders can't afford to gain a reputation for losing focus. Articulating plans, being aware of your time, and getting someone to prod you when you need it will help you follow through.
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BOOKS INCLUDED

Book Summary

How to Grow Leaders: The Seven Key Principles of Effective Leadership Development
How to Grow Leaders provides seven principles that can be applied to ensure the selection and growth of effective leaders within a company. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By John Adair

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The Heart of Leadership: Becoming a Leader People Want to Follow
Using an appealing and accessible fable format, this book identifies five specific leadership character traits required for maximum influence and impact, and also shows how to cultivate them.
book Duration 1h 25m book Authors By Mark Miller

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How Great Leaders Think: The Art of Reframing
Featuring examples from leaders like Jeff Bezos at Amazon, Howard Schultz at Starbucks, Tony Hsieh at Zappos, Ursula Burns at Xerox, and the late Steve Jobs at Apple, this book presents an accessible guide for understanding four major aspects of organizational life: structure, people, politics, and culture.
book Duration 3h 46m book Authors By Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. Deal

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Hidden Strengths: Unleashing the Crucial Leadership Skills You Already Have
In today's work environment, not growing and stretching yourself translates into lack of innovation, stagnation, and obsolescence. Using assessments, exercises, and case studies, this book will help you identify your most promising middle skills and create a plan to turn them into strengths.
book Duration 1h 7m book Authors By Milo Sindell, Thuy Sindell

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Peter Drucker's Five Most Important Questions: Enduring Wisdom for Today's Leaders
Providing insightful guidance and stirring inspiration for today's leaders and entrepreneurs, this book will show readers how to focus on why they are doing what they're doing, how to do it better, and how to develop a realistic, motivational plan for achieving their goals.
book Duration 1h 30m book Authors By Peter F. Drucker, et al.

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Chess Not Checkers: Elevate Your Leadership Game
Based around a business fable of Blake Brown, newly appointed CEO of a company troubled by poor performance and low morale, this book presents four essential strategies from the game of chess that can transform your leadership and your organization.
book Duration 1h 18m book Authors By Mark Miller

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Who Do We Choose To Be? Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity
Written from the author's desire to summon us to be leaders for this time as things fall apart, this book explains the need to reclaim leadership as a noble profession that creates possibility and humaneness in the midst of increasing fear and turmoil.
book Duration 3h 47m book Authors By Margaret J. Wheatley
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

Audiobook Summary

Executive Charisma: Six Steps to Mastering the Art of Leadership
Executive Charisma teaches you the six qualities that are vital to being an effective and personable leader. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 18m 45s audiobook Authors By D. A. Benton

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Leadership and the Art of Struggle: How Great Leaders Grow Through Challenge and Adversity
This audio edition will help you learn how to cultivate the best mindset for confronting challenges, explore multiple tactics for dealing with struggle, and keep your energy high so you can continue to learn and grow.
audiobook Duration 6h 5m 40s audiobook Authors By Steven Snyder

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Out Think: How Innovative Leaders Drive Exceptional Outcomes
This audio edition presents insights, stories, and actionable take-aways based on interviews and collaboration with thought-leaders across industries to drive the change that leaders want and need in their organizations. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 7h 49m 58s audiobook Authors By G. Shawn Hunter

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Mastery
This audio edition shares the secret path to greatness and shows readers how to unlock the passion within and become masters.
audiobook Duration 16h 9m 1s audiobook Authors By Robert Greene

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Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor
This audio edition examines what conspires against "a culture of candor" in organizations to create disastrous results, and suggests ways that leaders can achieve healthy and honest openness.
audiobook Duration 3h 26m 30s audiobook Authors By Daniel Goleman, James O’Toole, Warren Bennis

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Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader
In this audio edition, award-winning speaker and consultant Dianna Booher shows how to master dozens of small and significant things that work together to convey presence.
audiobook Duration 4h 48m 36s audiobook Authors By Dianna Booher

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60 Minute CEO: Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time
This audio edition reveals that a mediocre leader can be transformed into an exemplary one simply by refining two key things: thinking and character.
audiobook Duration 3h 43m 3s audiobook Authors By Dick Cross

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The New Leadership Literacies: Thriving in a Future of Extreme Disruption and Distributed Everything
This audio edition provides a vivid description of the ideal talent profile for future leaders.
audiobook Duration 4h 52m 34s audiobook Authors By Bob Johansen

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The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength
This audio edition will show introverted professionals how to thrive in an extroverted culture. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 4h 26m 49s audiobook Authors By Jennifer Kahnweiler
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