From the Back Cover
Continue Your Leadership Journey With a Deep Dive Into Encouragethe Heart
Over the last twenty–five years, The Leadership Challengeestablished a reputation as a research–driven, evidence–basedleadership development model with a simple, yet profound, principleat its core: leadership is a measurable and learnable set ofbehaviors. The Challenge Continues program offers you theopportunity to take a deeper dive into the Encourage the Heartleadership practice. Designed for leaders familiar with TheLeadership Challenge principles and its Five Practices of ExemplaryLeadership foundational model, this new program addresses theimportant question:
The fifth of bestselling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner′sFive Practices, Encourage the Heart is about:
Your Participant Workbook is a hands–on tool, designed toaccompany you on the next phase of your personal leadershipdevelopment journey. Beginning with a focus on what you havealready accomplished and what has gone well with this Practice, thepages then guide you through several interactive exercises and apractical process for expanding and refining your Encourage theHeart skills. You will also explore ways in which can develop yourteam members and influence the broader spheres of you work unit ororganization. Finishing up the module with a detailed action plan,you will leave the session with a detailed map for continuing yourjourney toward exceptional leadership.
About the Author
James M. Kouzes
and Barry Z. Posner
are thebestselling coauthors of The Leadership Challenge
, ALeader′s Legacy
, Encouraging theHeart
, and The Leadership Challenge Workbook
, and over adozen other books and workbooks on leadership. They also developedthe highly–acclaimed Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), a360–degree assessment tool based on The Five Practices. They areamong the most sought–after scholars and educators on the subjectsof leadership and leadership development.
Jane Bozarth is an internationally–known trainer,speaker, and author. Her books include E–Learning on aShoestring, Better Than Bullet Points, From Analysisto Evaluation, and the forthcoming Social Media inTraining.