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Leadership Development Resource Library

We are pleased to announce the following items are now available in the Resource Library. It is hoped that these resources aid you and your organization with developing and enhancing personal and group skills and abilities.

Borrowing Time: 2 weeks (10 business days)
Location: 3rd Floor-Union
Contact: Pete Lafferty, Community Coordinator for Leadership Development
  • Author: Biech, Elaine
    Title: Pfeiffer book of Successful Team-Building Tools
    Description: Taken from the Annual Editions, this ‘best of’ for team builders packs much into a concise resource. A great variety of items will help anyone build, enhance and improve upon any team they lead.
  • Author: Chang, Kohoe
    Title: Meetings that Work!
    Description: This guidebook provides a wealth of practical examples and proven methods that can be applied immediately on the job. Avoid the poorly run meetings, and make your meetings successful and effective!
  • Author: Dunkel, Schuh
    Title: Advising Student Groups and Organizations
    Description: This can aid any advisor or leader of a group…very practical resource with suitable background information along with plenty of good questions and scenarios.
  • Author: Komives, Lucas, McMahon
    Title: Exploring Leadership: for college students who want to make a difference
    Description: Exploring Leadership provides students at any level or interest in leadership practical examples and models to learn from to enhance their own leadership
  • Author: Kouzes, Posner
    Title: Leadership Challenge, The
    Description: A very popular book for over 15 years; helps readers understand leadership through the scope of five practices—model the way, inspire a shared vision, challenge the process, enable others to act, and encourage the heart. Great questions and practical applications.
  • Author: Pike, Solem
    Title: 50 Creative Training Openers and Energizers
    Description: Whether your group is 10 or an audience of 100+, this book will aid you in understanding the role of openers and energizers with the foundation for their uses, and will give you 61 actual energizers. Also, a matrix will allow you to quickly decide which one is best for your group and exercise.
  • Author: Portney, Stanley
    Title: Project Management for Dummies
    Description: A handy guide for anyone doing a project, heading up a committee, planning or organizing anything! Tips of all kinds, very practical and applicable.
  • Author: Ukens, Lorraine L.
    Title: Energize your audience!
    Description: As the title suggests, this book will give you plenty of ideas that can quickly help your audience loosen up and get ready to learn and participate.