Free Assessments

In life and leadership, one of the first steps towards progress is an accurate understanding and acceptance of your current reality. Max Dupree says, "The first job of a leader is to define reality." The assessments that follow will not be sufficient alone to help you "define reality," however, they should prove to be a valuable place to start the journey.

The Secret: What Great Leaders Know And Do   (pdf) The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and Do   (pdf) The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and Do (Spanish Version)   (pdf) Great Leaders Grow   (pdf) The Heart of Leadership   (pdf)

Recommended Reading List

Although many books have impacted my life and leadership, the following have each made a specific contribution. Of course, the impact of a book is always determined by its content. However, timing can also be a major factor. The following books have had a significant impact on me at different points in my leadership journey. I hope something here will be on time and on target for you!

  1. You are the Message Roger Ailes
  2. Leadership and the One Minute Manager Ken Blanchard, Patrica and Drea Zigarmi
  3. Use Both Sides of Your Brain Tony Buzan
  4. Integrity Henry Cloud
  5. Necessary Endings Henry Cloud
  6. Built to Last Jim Collins
  7. Good to Great Jim Collins
  8. The Effective Executive Peter Drucker
  9. Resonate Nancy Duarte
  10. Jump Start Your Brain Doug Hall
  11. Teaching to Change Lives Howard Hendricks
  12. Courageous Leadership Bill Hybels
  13. The Power of Full Engagement Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz
  14. Barbarians to Bureaucrats Lawrence Miller
  15. Today Matters John Maxwell
  16. The Life You’ve Always Wanted John Ortberg
  17. The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership Steven Sample
  18. Communicating for a Change Andy Stanley and Lane Jones
  19. Margin Richard Swenson
  20. Wooden on Leadership John Wooden and Steve Jamison

Audio/Video

This section contains short clips of presentations and interviews that may help you deepen your understanding of the concepts behind Great Leaders Serve. We’ll populate this section as content becomes available.


The Heart Of Leadership  |  2:13  
Quit & Stay  |  4:02  
The Secret of Teams  |  3:52  
Topics:
  • Leadership,
  • Teams,
The Role of the Leadership Team  |  4:03  
Topics:
  • Leadership,
  • Organization Strategy,
  • Teams,
What is Community?  |  1:24  
Topics:
  • Community,
  • Relationships,
How Values Add Value  |  4:09  
Topics:
  • Service,
  • Values,
Value Results and Relationships  |  3:32  
Topics:
  • Leadership,
  • Relationships,
  • Values,
See and Shape the Future  |  4:05  
Topics:
  • Future,
  • Leadership,
  • Service,
Reinvent Continuously  |  2:39  
Topics:
  • Future,
  • Organization Strategy,
People Always Watch the Leader  |  2:36  
Topics:
  • Future,
  • Leadership,
  • Relationship,
Engage and Develop Others  |  3:42  
Topics:
  • Humility,
  • Leadership,
  • Teams,
No Arrows In Your Back  |  4:01  
Topics:
  • Leadership,
  • Organization Strategy,
  • Service,
How Values are Born  |  1:34  
Topics:
  • Community,
  • Humility,
  • Values,