Leadership is evolving.
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You know how to lead. You know how to lead or follow depending upon the situation. Do you know how to lead and follow in the same action? Get clarity and discover how you can evolve with We the Leader.


We cannot solve today’s problems with the leadership that got us here. Based upon science, We the Leader presents a seismic shift in the evolution of leadership theory and practice. Through the distinctive practice of a curious conviction We the Leader actualizes an organic diversity, equity and inclusion operating system that accelerates next level innovation, wise decisions and in sync execution. We the Leader is published by McGraw-Hill and includes a chapter by the CEO of a top #15 global corporation — now available for purchase!

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About Jeff Spahn

About Jeff Spahn

Jeffrey Spahn is the founder and president of Leading Leaders Inc. For more than 20 years he has researched, coached and inspired top business executives and their teams through the distinctive collective leadership process of We the Leader®.

Jeff’s journey into leading leaders was sparked by experiences of collective flow in high school and as a letterman on the University of Michigan football team. His business degree from the University of Michigan and doctorate from the University of Chicago ground his practice in sound scholarship. Beyond his formal education, Jeff found himself in a workshop with a group of researchers from MIT on genuine dialogue, rooted in the thinking and practice of the physicist David Bohm. From here, he went deep into the training at the renowned Second City school of improvisation. Furthermore, along with conducting original research on the purpose of business Jeff taught MBA students at Dominican University. Above all, through working with clients including industry leaders such as Capital Group, Steelcase and Encova he forged the organic diversity, equity and inclusive operating system called We the Leader.

Jeff’s most recent publication is the book, We the Leader, published by McGraw-Hill, backed by science, endorsed by Marshall Goldsmith – the only person awarded the world’s Top #1 Leadership Thinker twice – and includes a chapter from the CEO of a Fortune #15 global company.

Board memberships have included GoProdigii, a company that serves purpose driven entrepreneurs by authenticating their ESG values, Omnia Institute for Contextual Leadership and The Chicago Moving Company, a modern dance enterprise.

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We the Leader provides an organic diversity, equity and inclusion operating system. In this dynamic context successful leaders need to know how to lead and follow in the same action.

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