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Find out about the next Being A Leader And The Effective Exercise Of Leadership course held in Cancun, MX from December 5-13, 2015.

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A New Model of Integrity

Could there be a 300% rise in productivity just lying around (and without increasing costs)?

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Do Your Promises Matter?

View Dr. Michael C. Jensen’s Commencement Speech at Georgetown University.

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A New Science of Leadership

Read the introductory chapter of the book “The Handbook for Teaching Leadership: Knowing, Doing, and Being”.

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Create the Foundation for a Great Life

Discover the four ways of being that create the foundation of a great personal life, great leadership and a great organization.

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Being A Leader And The Effective Exercise Of Leadership:

An Ontological/Phenomenological Model

The Work

Explore the body of work of the Being A Leader And The Effective Exercise Of Leadership: An Ontological/Phenomenological Model course; in the library of articles, videos, academic papers, and background on the authors and instructors of the course. Read more

The Being A Leader course is a world-renowned graduate level leadership program created by colleagues Werner ErhardSteve ZaffronMichael C. JensenJeri Echeverria and Kari L. Granger. Learn more about the author/instructor group.

Being A Leader │Dec 5-13, 2015

Join us in Cancun from December 5-13, 2015 for the Being A Leader Course, a 7-day graduate level leadership course in a luxury retreat-style setting.

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Being A Leader │ UAE 2016

The Being A Leader course will be held in the UAE in late 2016, with registration opening in early 2016. Check back for course details.

“… I had all of the characteristics that someone would point to and say was leadership. I had the title, money, employees, and business authority but I did not feel like I was really exercising leadership. That is, I wasn’t actually creating anything new.”

“Out of my participation in the course, I decided it was time to go create another company.”

Sean Behr


Integrity: A New Model [Video]

Watch Dr. Michael Jensen, Werner Erhard and colleagues discuss the new model of integrity, where integrity is a matter of a person’s word – nothing more and nothing less – and it’s impact on our ability to be a leader and exercise our leadership effectively.

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Being A Leader vs. Knowing How: The Ontological Approach [Video]

Watch Dr. Michael Jensen and colleagues as they discuss the ontological approach to being a leader – what life would be like if you could BE a leader in all areas, including being authentic, speaking about what is important to you and having what you say really make a difference in your communities.

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Creating Leaders Events: A New Model – Berkeley & Chicago

An evening hosted at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Chicago: Original thinkers Professor Michael C. Jensen and Werner Erhard explore the topic of ‘creating leaders’ and the access to being a leader and the effective exercise of leadership as one’s natural self-expression.

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