The Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner

The Leadership Challenge, James Kouzes and Barry Posner

Five Practices

Model the way Inspire a shared vision Challenge the process Enable others to act Encourage the heart

Truth 1 – Leadership development begins with self development

Who are you? Spend time on values of organization, vision

Truth 2 – You can’t do it alone Define leadership:

Leader because people are willing to follow Leadership is a relationship, it is about us.#1 – Relationships with subordinates People don’t quit their organizations, they quit their managers. People stay because they value their organization

Truth 3 – The foundation of leadership is credibility

Honest Forward looking Inspiring Competent Truth

Truth 4 – You either lead by example or you don’t lead at all.

Truth being forward-looking most differentiates leaders. Where are we going? Vision trumps everything

“Leadership is the art of …

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