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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
As a pioneer Jeff continues to disrupt and evolve leadership by combining insights from business and philosophy, arts and athletics, science and spirituality while engaging industry leading companies and teaching MBA students. For nearly twenty years his company, Leading Leaders Inc., has engineered an organic diversity, equity and inclusion operating system called We The Leader. A degree in business from the University of Michigan and a doctorate from the University of Chicago ground this practice in sound scholarship.
Board memberships include The Chicago Moving Company, a modern dance enterprise; OMNIA Leadership Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to developing urban leaders and the startup goProdigii.
Listening to and experiencing live improvisational jazz continues to enlighten and inspire new pathways of feeling and thinking for this pioneer.
A new and radical leadership model.
"We The Leader is a seismic shift in the theory and practice of leadership. Jeff has created a new and radical leadership model for the leader of the future - one that requires agility, innovation, trust, and flexibility."
- Marshall Goldsmith, New York Times #1 bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There and the only two-time #1 Leadership Thinker in the world.
What you find in these pages works.
"It is exciting for me to see the progression of Jeff’s thinking into We The Leader. I know from having worked with Jeff closely over the past 6 years that what you find in these pages works. The structure of We The Leader combined with regular skill building and practice create a road map for leveraging more of what people bring to work. Two obvious outcomes are better problem solving and better performance against metrics. While the model is based upon collective leadership, the senior leader has to endorse and engage in the process for it to work. The result is a combination of more and better leadership throughout the organization."
- Rob Burch, President and CEO, Kindel Grand Rapids
We The Leader is a timely guide...
"We The Leader is a timely guide for Inclusive Leaders and DEI practitioners looking for innovative ideas and tools for creating a sustainable operating system built upon diversity, equity and inclusion principles."
- Rosalyn Taylor Oneale, Principal Consultant, Cook Ross Inc. Author of 7 Keys 2 Success: Unlocking the Passion for Diversity and 7 Keys 2 Success: A Leaders Guide to Unlocking Inclusion (forthcoming)
Provides valuable insights needed for organizations...
"We the Leader provides valuable insights needed for organizations to collaborate and collectively learn and grow from all associates’ unique perspectives. Creating and sustaining a culture where everyone leads and follows regardless of title will impact an organization’s creativity, inclusiveness, and the ability to execute projects, initiatives, and objectives effectively and efficiently”.
- Teresa King, CPCU, AIC Chief Claims Office, Encova Insurance
Puts us on the critical path to discover and act...
"For the last 30 years we have made little progress in the authentic engagement of our people and the successful execution of our most vital business strategies. As leaders, we must find a better way to engage the hearts and minds of our people. Spahn’s We the Leader, puts us on the critical path to discover and act on that better way!"
- Jim Haudan, Former CEO and Co-Founder Root Inc., author of The Art of Engagement and co-author of Leadership Blind Spots
This is more than just a philosophical inquiry...
"Winning firms are different from the norm. The difference comes from the way people and teams act out their leadership role. In this refreshing approach, Jeff Spahn asks some demanding questions and in turn turns our traditional view of the hierarchical leader upside down. This is more than just a philosophical inquiry – it is a call to action to release leadership talent at all levels to realize new value, energy and excitement!"
- Steve Mostyn, Associate Fellow Saïd Business School University of Oxford, Honorary Professor Adam Smith School of Business Glasgow University
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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.