Learning for Leadership –
Practical Leadership Resources
On this Learning for Leadership page, we have pulled together a variety of leadership resources. These will help you deepen your knowledge about effective people leadership.
When you are ready to put your knowledge into practice, our other leadership development resources–workshops, coaching, 360 surveys, team programs–can be of help.
Do You Work with a Difficult Person?
With our behavioral questionnaire, just enter the attributes of your challenging person. We’ll send you a report showing them on our Q4 Model, and suggesting several actions you can take to be more effective.
You Can Deal with It – Tips for Dealing with Difficult Coworkers Situations
Want to learn how to deal with a know it all boss? A passive aggressive direct report? The office social butterfly? With nearly 40 different case scenarios, our leadership tips have you covered! There is a wealth of information here about dealing with a variety of common people situations found in the workplace. Master all of these leadership resources and you deserve an honorary degree in learning for leadership!
Leadership White Papers
Our leadership white papers are more in depth articles on various people leadership topics. These leadership resources include, for example, building a high performance culture, employee retention, performance management best practices, and more.
Books on Leadership and Management
We have written 4 books on leadership and management:
- Leadership Through People Skills
- Why Can’t We Get Anything Done Around Here?
- Effective Motivation Through Performance Appraisal
- Making Common Sense Common Practice
You can purchase these from us, or online at Amazon and others.
Leadership Case Study Examples
Here you’ll learn actual case examples of how leadership development solved people challenges for organizations.
Learning the Q4 Dimensional Model
The Q4 Dimensional Model of Behavior is a wonderful leadership resource. Developed by our founders, Dr. Robert Lefton & Dr. Victor Buzzotta, it is easy to understand. It deals with observable behavior, so you don’t have play armchair psychologist. It provides a common language for an organization to help get everyone marching in the same direction. While simple, there is a lot of depth and application to it. Learn more about it in our Q4 model article, or in our Leadership Through People Skills book above.
Thanks for your interest in our learning for leadership materials. We hope you find these leadership resources useful.
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