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      Here is the introduction:

To More Fully Digest
The Leadership Challenge

2016 cover              With more than two million copies sold, The Leadership Challenge by James Kouzes and Barry Posner has earned its worldwide reputation as the Bible of Leadership Development. Following in that bible’s storytelling tradition, these 101 LEADERSHIP MINTS help you savor and digest the key principles in The Leadership Challenge. These LEADERSHIP MINTS– stories that can be read in 5 minutes or less – are easy to swallow and just as quickly energizing and refreshing like the candy mint. In fact, these LEADERSHIP MINTS are designed as bite-sized ideas to flesh out and personalize, to invigorate and innervate The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership as defined in The Leadership Challenge:

1. Model the Way
2. Inspire a Shared Vision
3. Challenge the Process
4. Enable Others to Act
5. Encourage the Heart

        See FIVE PRACTICES to review the full list of 101 Mints (stories) categorized according to the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. But first here’s a preview that illustrates the provocative titles and the entertaining flair of these LEADERSHIP MINTS that makes the leadership development principles more memorable, meaningful and actionable:

To Model the Way, see LEADERSHIP MINTS on Emotional Intelligence and Public Speaking, including: Mint 51 (Filling Up your Fool Tank) ,
Mint 75 (Breaking the Dam of Indifference) and Mint 82 (Wearing Your Wrinkled Coat of Arms).

To Inspire a Shared Vision, see LEADERSHIP MINTS on Strategic Thinking and Perception, including: Mint 1 (Yabba Dabba Doo on Monday Morning) , Mint 2 (Are you Forty or Forte?) and Mint 23 (Broadening Your Funnel Vision).

To Challenge the Process, see LEADERSHIP MINTS on Innovation and Creativity, including: Mint 3 (What’s Your YQ?,) Mint 7 (Slipping into the Girdle of Innovation) and Mint 31 (Taking the Scum Off Your Mind. )

To Enable Others to Act, see LEADERSHIP MINTS on Teamwork and Conflict Management including  Mint 43 (Feeding Friend-zy),
Mint 55 (Teetering on the See-Saw of Trust) , Mint 80 (Playing your ACE in a Stacked Deck).

To Encourage the Heart, see LEADERSHIP MINTS on Relationship Building and Listening including: Mint 42 (Heart Transplant of Another Kind),  Mint 58 (Feeding the Birds ) and Mint 70 (Making LOVE to your Audience).


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