Leadership Resources

Leadership Links

Materials on leadership at Big Dog's Leadership Training and Development Outline includes icebreakers, activities, and reading materials for a variety of leadership development objectives:  communication, leading, motivation, character, etc.

Information on leadership via interviews with leadership "experts" and  essays on leadership topics are found at the Drucker Foundation site.

Writings on servant leadership at the Greenleaf Center include info on the topic in article, essay, and/or review form.

Guidebooks, manuals, workshop materials, reports, books, and videos funded by the Kellogg Foundation and other selected sponsors of recognized rural programs. The collection is divided into seven categories of materials:
       Community Development. 
       Strategic Planning 
       Telecommunication / Education 
       Leadership Development 
       Economic Development 
       Land Use / Natural Resources 
       Health Care 

Civic renewal, movement building, and practical methods for public problem solving information including models, techniques, manuals, and syllabi can be found at the Civic Practices Network site.

The state of civic society is analyzed/debated including volunteerism, voter turnout, and the "bowling alone" phenomenon.

Building Dynamic Groups contains tools that can be used with staff, committees, boards, collaborations, partnerships, coalitions, ad hoc groups, task forces, and other groups to build their inner relationships, become dynamic, and function at their best.  It addresses the areas of communication, facilitation, team building, collaboration, and visioning, and includes a section on assessments and ice breakers to use in getting groups started.


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