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Bill Joiner’s Leadership Agility Blog

Continued writing with occasional podcasts on Leadership Agility, the research-based book on stages of personal and leadership development. This blog captures and extends the book's key ideas; shares new insights, research, and applications from client work; and shows how Leadership Agility relates to current issues.  Comments welcome!  You can also follow Bill on Twitter: @leaderagility

Presentation: Leadership Agility as Integral Leadership

August 9, 2008 by
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My presentation on Leadership Agility at the Integral Theory Conference in San Francisco. I was privileged to do one of the lead-off presentations, which allowed me to show that Leadership Agility is rooted in an Integral understanding of personal and leadership development. About 500 people attended the conference. I enjoyed making many new and interesting […]

Mini-Workshop: Leadership Agility at Brookings

I spent the morning at the Brookings Institute, speaking and working with about 50 career leaders in the US federal government in Brooking’s hallmark program for senior government executives. The title for the overall week-long program was “Executive Leadership in a Changing Environment.” After an introduction on what leadership agility is and why it is […]

Presentation: Leadership Agility for Applied Psychologists

March 14, 2008 by
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I was honored today to present and discuss the core ideas of Leadership Agility with the New England Society for Applied Psychology. NESAP is a association of organizational change consultants, licensed psychologists, and other senior professionals working to apply research and insights from the field of psychology to improve the quality and effectiveness of leadership […]

Business Book Review on Leadership Agility

April 20, 2007 by
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Business Book Review is a company that takes what they consider the top 1% of business books and provides downloadable 10-page summaries of the book. We were honored to have Leadership Agility chosen as one of these books. The review just appeared on the BBR website today.

Leadership Agility and Leadership for Change

For the past 9 years, I’ve served as an adjunct faculty member for an outstanding mid-career leadership development program based at Boston College: Leadership for Change. This program is the product of a remarkable collaboration between the Dept. of Sociology and the Carroll School of Management at BC. (Bill Torbert is also on the faculty […]

Understanding Leadership Agility

February 27, 2007 by
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Lori Grant, who writes a popular blog for early-career knowledge workers, just posted a wonderful review of Leadership Agility. Check it out here.  It begins as follows … Every now and then, a great business book comes along that will eventually become a classic read for aspiring knowledge workers who are managing their careers up […]

Leadership Agility in the UK

January 28, 2007 by
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This month saw the publication of our article, “Developing Agile Leaders” in the UK journal, Industrial and Commercial Training. Some excerpts from the article abstract: Design/methodology/approach – The study on which this article is based included a total of 604 subjects. Of these, 384 were participants in previous research studies that identified each manager’s “stage […]

One of the Best 10 Leadership Books of 2006

January 2, 2007 by
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Happy new year, everyone! One thing we’re happy about is the fact that Leadership Agility was named by LeadershipNow as one of the 10 best leadership books of 2006. (For more on LeadershipNow, see my Dec. 6 post). In my opinion, two other books named among these ten are particularly worth noting: A Leader’s Legacy […]

Featured Book

December 15, 2006 by
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Today we were honored to find that LeadershipNow has chosen Leadership Agility as the featured book for the December issue of its monthly e-newsletter, the Communique. (See my Dec. 6 post). The purpose of this electronic newsletter is described as follows: Focusing on leadership issues, we hope to help you separate what truly matters from […]

Two More Reader Reviews

December 10, 2006 by
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We now have two more reader reviews on Amazon – both 5-star. On Nov. 21, Matt Brubaker posted a review saying, “Leadership Agility is an actionable framework, immediately applicable to coaching and team development work. … Readers of Ken Wilber will also find Leadership Agility to be a relevant contribution to the emerging dialogue about […]

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