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Vital Reads for community leaders: A book group to renew and reimagine your leadership

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Add to Calendar 2022-05-24 09:30:00 2022-05-24 11:00:00 Vital Reads for community leaders: A book group to renew and reimagine your leadership Do good leadership practices of the past still apply in today’s world?  Or do they no longer provide guidance when dealing with the complex challenges faced by today's leaders?  Join us to discuss three books considered classics in leadership development.  Each book will feature a facilitated conversation that will challenge you to grow as you explore what is still good leadership practice today, understand the changes we need to work toward, and gain actionable insight to enhance your leadership. You'll have the opportunity to read the books, explore other resources such as articles and podcasts, and participate in engaging conversations in March, April, and May.  These 90-minute conversations will be facilitated through Zoom with Extension leadership and civic engagement educators. Together we’ll read and discuss: On Becoming a Leader by Warren Bennis (March 29, 9:30 am) Bad Leadership: What It Is, How It Happens, and Why It Matters by Barbara Kellerman (April 26, 9:30 am) The Courageous Follower: Standing up to and for Our Leaders by Ira Chaleff  (May 24, 9:30 am) America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Online

Contact

Christy Kallevig, University of Minnesota Extension educator
kallevig@umn.edu or 320-429-0934

Leadership book club spring 2022 reading list: 1) On Becoming a Leader by Warren Bennis; 2) Bad Leadership: What it is, how it happens, and why it matters by Barbara Kellerman; 3) The Courageous Follower: Standing up to and for our leaders by Ira Chaleff.

Do good leadership practices of the past still apply in today’s world?  Or do they no longer provide guidance when dealing with the complex challenges faced by today's leaders? 

Join us to discuss three books considered classics in leadership development.  Each book will feature a facilitated conversation that will challenge you to grow as you explore what is still good leadership practice today, understand the changes we need to work toward, and gain actionable insight to enhance your leadership.

You'll have the opportunity to read the books, explore other resources such as articles and podcasts, and participate in engaging conversations in March, April, and May.  These 90-minute conversations will be facilitated through Zoom with Extension leadership and civic engagement educators.

Together we’ll read and discuss:

  • On Becoming a Leader by Warren Bennis (March 29, 9:30 am)
  • Bad Leadership: What It Is, How It Happens, and Why It Matters by Barbara Kellerman (April 26, 9:30 am)
  • The Courageous Follower: Standing up to and for Our Leaders by Ira Chaleff  (May 24, 9:30 am)

Cost

  • $170 — Printed books supplied by Extension
  •  $90 — No books from Extension (you supply/purchase books)

Registration

Register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting using Zoom.

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