Resources for every leadership type


  • 8 Ways to Practice Abundant Leadership

    Abundant leadership is the belief that cultivating meaningful interactions with followers makes you a stronger leader. Author of The Five-Week Leadership Challenge, Patrick Leddin, shares his experiences with abundant leaders and not-so-abundant leaders, as well as practical steps for you to take if you want to be known for your abundant leadership.
  • Case Study: How a Rebuilder Ended Chronic Homelessness Across 11 U.S. Communities

    Rosanne Haggerty is an exemplar of a new kind of leader America will need more and more of in our future, starting right now. She’s a Rebuilder on a mission to end chronic homelessness.
  • 5 Leadership Traits to Survive (and Thrive) Over the Next Decade

    Massive upheavals like 2020 can also be a moment for undoing and expelling old ways of thinking and working and being. The leadership traits of the past won't get us through the next decade of change.
  • 4 Reasons to Believe People Can Change

    Can people change? John Maxwell and Rob Hoskins argue "yes." You have much greater control over your ability to accomplish difficult things than you might believe, but you must have hope and believe in yourself.
  • Everyone Influences Someone

    Sociologists tell us that even the most introverted individual will influence ten thousand other people during his or her lifetime! 
  • True Leaders Jump First

    In today’s changing world, leaders can no longer get by with merely telling those under them what they expect from them. Instead, they must first model those expectations with their attitude and their actions. As a former U.S. Army officer, Patrick Leddin understands that true leaders put others' needs before their own.
  • Is Obsession Necessary for Success?

    Leaders who are "filled with one thought, one conception, one purpose" are much more than gritty - they are obsessed with achieving an audacious goal. 
  • 6 Ways to Lead with Kindness During Conflict

    Kindness is the key to leading people through conflict.  Researchers William F. Baker, Ph.D. and Michael O’Malley, Ph.D interviewed several leaders and found they had 6 characteristics of kindness in common. 
  • Successful People Start with Small Ideas

    Why is it that the most successful people don’t start with the most groundbreaking ideas? I think it’s because the most successful people are entrepreneurial leaders. Entrepreneurial leaders have the idea, own the idea, and stick with the idea through celebrations and challenges. 
  • 9 Decisions that Define Your Leadership During a Crisis

    Even in the middle of a crisis, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Managers will be remembered for the leadership decisions they make during times of instability. During new challenges, it’s important to remain calm despite the uncertainty of outcomes.
  • Survey Says Millennial Leaders Pursue Purpose Over Profit

    Gen Y (millennials) represent a majority in the workplace, and they’re demanding a change from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. Research has proven that the objectives of increasing profit and maintaining purpose can coexist in perfect harmony and contribute to the bottom line.
  • 4 Reality Checks of Developing Leaders You Won’t Learn in Business School

    The world could stand to have a few more good leaders. We’re taught that leadership is reserved to a few, but John Maxwell believes leadership is earned.  Maxwell puts the onus on current leaders, whom he tasks with learning how to develop leaders.