How to Get the Most Out of This Book
About the Authors
Acknowledgements to the Contributors
Part 1.Lay the Groundwork, Energize Them, and Then Close
Get Them Ready!
Get the Idea?
Make It Rhyme with "Leader"
Meet My Leader-an Orange?
Tell a Story and Make Your Point
Take Time to "Journal"
The Leadership Puzzle
The Exhibit Hall
Walk and Talk
The Koosh Ball Review Game
I Learned a Lot!
Word Scramble Closure Game
Let's Meet Soon!
Forming Professional Resource Groups
Part 2: To Thine Own Self Be True
Organizational Leadership Assessment
The Leadership Challenge: The Kouzes-Posner Leadership Model
Lead Them on an Adventure
Trust: The Glue of Leadership
A Metaphor for Personal Change: From Caterpillars to Butterflies
Values: The Foundation of Ethics
Just Do the Right Thing!
How to Make Ethical Decisions
I Want Some Power! Types of
You Be the Judge!
Remember This! A Power Card Affirmation
Balance Balls and Balance Life
The Talisman: A Symbol For Balance
Grow Like a Garden: A Metaphor
Making Connections: Networking
Part 3. Set an Example
Flex Your Style
Walk in Another's Shoes: A Diversity Exercise
Where Were You When? A Timeline
You + Me = A Team
Toot Your Own Horn! Sell Yourself and Your Ideas
Presenting with Pizzazz!
Can We Talk About This? The Leader as Negotiator
The Agenda: A Leader's Guide to a Great Meeting
Part 4. Bring Out Their Best!
Listen Up! The Leader as Coach
Pass It On! The Leader as Teacher
Dare to Take Risks
Successful Leaders Have Mentors
Searching for Creativity
Alphabet Poem: Practice Your Creativity
Leadership Stations: Your Final Journey
Keep the Flame Burning: Recognizing Others
Add Heart To Your Workplace Celebrations
Appendix: Glossary of Training Methods"
Lois B. Hart, Ed.D. is the founder and Executive Director of the Women's Leadership Institute. The author of many books and tapes, she has over 30 years' experience as a trainer and was named the Colorado Woman Leader of Excellence. She lives in Denver, Colorado. Charlotte S. Waisman, Ph.D. is a specialist in communication and interpersonal skills, and is Director of Human Resources at Ischemia Technologies. She lives in Evergreen, Colorado.