Leadership Activity Training

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THE

LEADERSHIP TRAINING ACTIVITY BOOK
50 Exercises for Building Effective Leaders
LOIS B. HART, Ed.D.
CHARLOTTE S. WAISMAN, Ph.D.

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CONTENTS
List of Handouts and Job Aids .............................................................. vii Foreword ............................................................................................. ix Preface ............................................................................................... xiii How to Get the Most Out of This Book .............................................. xvii About the Authors .............................................................................. xix Acknowledgments to the Contributors ............................................... xxi

PART ONE

Lay the Groundwork, Energize Participants, and Then Close ............................ 1

1 Get Them Ready! Pre-Workshop Meeting to Select and Prepare Your Participants in Advance ................................................................ 3 2 Get the Idea? Form IDEA Teams ......................................................................... 7 3 Leadership Shield ........................................................................ 11 4 Make It Rhyme with “Leader” .................................................... 17 5 Meet My Leader—An Orange? ................................................... 21 6 Tell a Story and Make Your Point! ................................................ 25 7 Take Time to “Journal” ................................................................ 31 8 The Leadership Puzzle ................................................................. 35 9 The Exhibit Hall ........................................................................... 39 10 Walk and Talk .............................................................................. 43 11 The Koosh Ball Review Game....................................................... 47 12 I Learned a Lot! ........................................................................... 51 13 Word Scramble Closure Game..................................................... 55 14 Dear Diary . . . ............................................................................ 59 15 Let’s Meet Soon! Forming Professional Resource Groups...
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