The Student Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119422259
Release Date: 2018-03-02
Genre: Education

Real-world leadership training for real-world students The Student Leadership Challenge tailors one of the world’s most respected leadership models to students’ unique needs, and provides a proven pathway to success. Based on The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, this book merges solid research with personal stories from real-world student leaders to help students develop the critical skills they need to lead both now and after graduation. Useful from high school to graduate school and beyond, these lessons are reinforced by reflective and critical thinking activities to help students internalize important concepts while honestly assessing their own practices. Updated and expanded, this new third edition includes four extra chapters to allow deeper investigation, while broader, deeper, and more vivid examples from real-life students illustrate what student leadership looks like around the world. New discussion delves into the research behind the model, as well as the usefulness of leadership in the transition to post-graduate life. What does leadership mean to you? Although it may be difficult to put into words, we all know it when we see it. Effective leaders tend to exhibit a specific set of traits, possess certain skills, and practice particular habits. This book helps you hone your natural talents and shape your path to success as the leader you want to become. Learn The Five Practices of Leadership, and how they help you succeed beyond school Discover how students around the world are exhibiting the best in modern leadership Practice critical leadership techniques and engage in thought-provoking discussion Assess your own potential with the Student Leadership Practices Inventory Great leadership is more important than ever before, and students are in a prime position to develop these critical skills. The Student Leadership Challenge provides a comprehensive framework with real-world application to help students become their very best.

The Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780787964214
Release Date: 2006-03-06
Genre: Business & Economics


Learning Leadership

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119144281
Release Date: 2016-05-02
Genre: Business & Economics

From the bestselling authors of The Leadership Challenge and over a dozen award winning leadership books, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner have written a new book that examines a fundamental question: How do people learn leadership? How do they learn to become leaders? Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader (ISBN: 978-1-119-14428-1; Wiley; May 2016) is a comprehensive guide to unleashing the inner-leader in us all and to building a solid foundation for a lifetime of leadership growth and mastery. The book offers a concrete framework to help individuals of all levels, functions, and backgrounds take charge of their own leadership development and become the best leaders they can be. Arguing that all individuals are born with the capacity to lead, Kouzes and Posner provide readers with a practical series of actions and specific coaching tips for harnessing that capacity and creating a context in which they can excel., Supported by over 30 years of research, from over seventy countries, and with examples from real-world leaders, Learning Leadership is a clarion call to unleash the leadership potential that is already present in today’s society. According to Kouzes and Posner, “Leadership makes a significant difference in levels of engagement and commitment and is perhaps the most important asset in every organization, yet recent research points to a shortage of leaders. It is a serious global concern. The world needs more exemplary leaders in order to promote high-performing workplaces and inspire feelings of greater self-worth and meaningfulness. The shortage, however, is not because of the lack of potential talent. The people are out there, the eagerness is out there, and the capability is out there. The shortage results from prevailing myths—myths about talent, strengths, position, self-reliance, and effort—that inhibit the vast majority of leaders from shining and organizations from realizing the full benefits of the talent they already have.” Learning Leadership provides readers with evidence-based strategies to ignite the habit of continuous improvement and the mindset of becoming the best leaders they can be. Emerging leaders, as well as leadership developers, internal and external coaches and trainers, and other human resource professionals will learn from first-hand stories and practical examples so that they can deeply understand and apply the fundamental for becoming the best leaders they can be. Learning Leadership: The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader is divided into digestible bite-sized chapters that encourage daily actions to becoming a better leader. Key takeaways from the book include: Believe in Yourself. Believing in oneself is the essential first step in developing leadership competencies. The best leaders are learners, and they can’t achieve mastery until and unless they truly decide that inside them there is a person who can make and difference and learn to be a better leader than they are right now. Aspire to Excel. To become an exemplary leader, people have to determine what they care most about and why they want to lead. Leaders with values-based motivations are the most likely to excel. They also must have a clear image of the kind of leader they want to be in the future—and the legacy they want to leave for others. Challenge Yourself. Challenging oneself is critical to learning leadership. Leaders have to seek new experiences and test themselves. There will be inevitable setbacks and failures along the way that require curiosity, grit, courage, and resilience in order to persist in learning and becoming the best. Engage Support. One can’t lead alone, and one can’t learn alone.It is essential to get support and coaching on the path to achieving excellence. Whether it’s family, managers at work, or professional coaches, leaders need the advice, feedback, care, and support of others. Practice Deliberately. No one gets better at anything without continuous practice. Exemplary leaders spend more time practicing than ordinary leaders. Simply being in the role of a leader is insufficient. To achieve mastery, leaders must set improvement goals, participate in designed learning experiences, ask for feedback, and get coaching. They also put in the time every day and make learning leadership a daily habit. Kouzes and Posner offer unrivaled insights into what it means to become an exemplary leader in today’s world with their original research and over 30 years of experience studying the practices of extraordinary leadership. They show that anyone can become a better leader if they believe in themselves, aspire to excel, challenge themselves, to grow, engage the support of others, and practice deliberately. Learning Leadership challenges readers to do the meaningful and disciplined work necessary to becoming the best they can, using a new mindset and toolkit that can make extraordinary things happen. It’s not the once-in-a-while transformational acts that demonstrate leadership. It’s the little things that one does day in and day out that pave the path to greatness.

Student LPI

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 0787995185
Release Date: 2006-08-16
Genre: Business & Economics


The Student Leadership Challenge Reminder Card

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 1118692888
Release Date: 2013-07-15
Genre: Education

A double-sided 4" x 6" card for individual student use that outlines and helps remind leaders of The Five Practices and Ten Commitments of Exemplary Leadership. Side A:The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® Includes icons for: Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, Encourage the Heart. Side B: The Ten Commitments of Leadership Model the Way Clarify values by finding your voice and affirming shared values Set the example by aligning actions with shared values Inspire a Shared Vision Envision the future by imagining exciting and ennobling possibilities Enlist others in a common vision by appealing to shared aspirations Challenge the Process Search for opportunities by seizing the initiative and looking outward for innovative ways to improve Experiment and take risks by constantly generating small wins and learning from experience Enable Others to Act Foster collaboration by building trust and facilitating relationships Strengthen others by increasing self determination and developing competence Encourage the Heart Recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence Celebrate the values and victories by creating a spirit of community

The Leadership Challenge Workbook

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118240410
Release Date: 2012-06-14
Genre: Business & Economics

The new edition of the classic change leader's workbook A blend of leadership development, project management, and execution, this perfect companion to the bestselling The Leadership Challenge has been refreshed in time for the 25th Anniversary of this trusted leadership development program. Updated with a new global perspective and new research, it is the ultimate change leader's workbook. Based on Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's classic book The Leadership Challenge, this workbook is a hands-on guide for improving your ability to put into action the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model and become a leader who Models the Way, Inspires a Shared Vision, Challenges the Process, Enables Others to Act, and Encourages the Heart. Significantly updated, with a new global focus Features the latest research and refer to new case studies, including international examples Can be used as a project-planning, change-creating, and personal-best-making tool More relevant and effective than ever the Third Edition of The Leadership Challenge Workbook will help leaders in every organization improve their ability to communicate a vision, strengthen co-worker commitment, build trust among fellow employees, maintain employee satisfaction, and much more.

An Introduction to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership Participant Workbook

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470591987
Release Date: 2010-06-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Leadership is Everyone's Business Are you ready to seize the opportunities that lead to extraordinary results? Are you ready to inspire others to dream, to encourage their active participation, and to stand beside them when the going gets tough? Are you ready to lead? More than ever our families, our organizations, our communities, our nations, our world is in need of leaders who are willing to take on difficult challenges. An Introduction to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® will inspire you to do just that—to take the initiative, to seize opportunities, to make a difference. Backed by over 25 years of original research, The Five Practices is an evidence-based leadership development model created by bestselling authors, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. With a simple, yet profound, principle at its core this program demystifies the concept of leadership and approaches it as a measurable, learnable set of behaviors The colorful, interactive pages of this workbook introduce you to the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) self assessment and then take you on a tour of The Five Practices: As you make your way through this workbook, you will discover the immediate and practical applicability of this time-tested leadership program.

The Challenge Continues Participant Workbook

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470402849
Release Date: 2010-07-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive Into Enable Others to Act Over the last twenty-five years, The Leadership Challenge established a reputation as a research-driven, evidence-based leadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principle at its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set of behaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the Enable Others to Act leadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with The Leadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership foundational model, this new program addresses the important question: "What's Next?" The fourth of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices, Enable Others to Act is about: Fostering collaboration by building trust and facilitating relationships Strengthening others by increasing self-determination and developing competence Your Participant Workbook is a hands-on tool, designed to accompany you on the next phase of your personal leadership development journey. Beginning with a focus on what you have already accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, the pages then guide you through several interactive exercises and a practical process for expanding and refining your Enable Others to Act skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop your team members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit or organization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan, you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing your journey toward exceptional leadership.

The Challenge Continues Participant Workbook

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470402856
Release Date: 2010-07-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive Into Challenge the Process Over the last twenty-five years, The Leadership Challenge established a reputation as a research-driven, evidence-based leadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principle at its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set of behaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the Challenge the Process leadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with The Leadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership foundational model, this new program addresses the important question: "What's Next?" The third of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices, Challenge the Process is about: Searching for opportunities by seizing the initiative and by looking outward for innovative ways to improve Experimenting and taking risks by constantly generating small wins and learning from experience Your Participant Workbook is a hands-on tool, designed to accompany you on the next phase of your personal leadership development journey. Beginning with a focus on what you have already accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, the pages then guide you through several interactive exercises and a practical process for expanding and refining your Challenge the Process skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop your team members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit or organization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan, you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing your journey toward exceptional leadership.

The Challenge Continues Participant Workbook

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470402825
Release Date: 2010-07-06
Genre: Business & Economics

Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive Into Model the Way Over the last twenty-five years, The Leadership Challenge established a reputation as a research-driven, evidence-based leadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principle at its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set of behaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you the opportunity to take a deeper dive into the Model the Way leadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with The Leadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership foundational model, this new program addresses the important question: "What's Next?" The first of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner's Five Practices, Model the Way is about: Clarifying values by finding your voice and affirming shared ideals Setting the example by aligning actions with shared values Your Participant Workbook is a hands-on tool, designed to accompany you on the next phase of your personal leadership development journey. Beginning with a focus on what you have already accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, the pages then guide you through several interactive exercises and a practical process for expanding and refining your Model the Way skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop your team members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit or organization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan, you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing your journey toward exceptional leadership.

The Student Leadership Challenge Deluxe Student Set

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 1118872657
Release Date: 2014-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Includes one copy each of The Student Leadership Challenge, Second Edition, Student Workbook and Personal Leadership Journal, and Student LPI Self Inventory, and three copies of the Student LPI Observer Inventory.

Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge

Author: James M. Kouzes
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470730461
Release Date: 2009-04-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge is a faith-based companion to the best-selling leadership book of all time--The Leadership Challenge. Grounded in Jim and Barry’s time-tested research, Christian Reflections on The Leadership Challenge describes their Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership ® --Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart—and offers practical guidance and inspiring examples about how Christian leaders can have a powerful impact in their workplaces, communities, and congregations by bringing their faith into their leadership. In addition to Jim and Barry’s foundational wisdom, the book brings together five leaders who reflect on the Five Practices from a Christian perspective. John C. Maxwell, David McAllister-Wilson, Patrick Lencioni, Nancy Ortberg, and Ken Blanchard share insights and stories culled from personal experience and the lives of other Christian leaders who have accomplished extraordinary things in churches, communities, classrooms, and corporations. Their thoughtful reflections on the role of faith in leadership will propel leaders and aspiring leaders

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students

Author: Marcy Levy Shankman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118973783
Release Date: 2015-01-07
Genre: Education

The only instrument that measures behaviors associated with emotionally intelligent leadership The Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students: Inventory is an evidence-based assessment of the capacities of emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL). Research that spans the globe has demonstrated that there is a relationship between emotional intelligence and leadership. For the second edition, the authors have conducted original studies, yielding a substantial revision that better reflects the world of emotionally intelligent leadership and will be transformative for students of all backgrounds. First, this 57-item assessment measures how often students engage in behaviors that align with emotionally intelligent leadership. Then, the reflection portion walks students through the process of analyzing and understanding their results, giving them concrete suggestions for how to explore and improve their emotionally intelligent leadership. The inventory reflects 19 EIL capacities supported by recent studies A section on guided interpretation allows students to determine next steps to help them prepare to become effective leaders Guidance for reflection and analysis of the results introduces learning opportunities that align with unique learning styles Use the inventory along with Emotionally Intelligent Leadership: A Guide for Students and its Student Workbook for an immersive and transformative educational experience. Students will appreciate the opportunity to learn more about themselves as they reflect on their experiences as learners and their own leadership journeys.