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AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
28 AUG–02 SEP 2016
HBS CAMPUS
Today’s best leaders are authentic leaders—people whose inner compass guides their daily actions and enables them to earn the trust of their subordinates, peers, and shareholders. In this program, developed by leadership visionary Bill George, you’ll uncover the unique characteristics that comprise your authentic leadership—enabling you to become the type of leader you most admire.
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LEADERSHIP EDITION
Faculty Insights  |  Upcoming Webinar  |  Related Programs  |  Participant Testimonial  |  Publication Spotlight  |  Upcoming Programs  |  Leading the Team You Inherit   |  “Both/And” Leadership  |  What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures  |  The Explainer: Level 5 Leadership  |  Comprehensive Leadership Programs
FACULTY INSIGHTS
You Won’t Make It If You Fake It
“Faking it” is the antithesis of authentic leadership, and following this advice is the most likely path to failure as a leader. In this Working Knowledge article, HBS professor Bill George, faculty chair of the Authentic Leadership Development program, explains why you cannot act like a leader until you go through the hard steps of developing yourself from within. Read more.
UPCOMING WEBINAR
Disruptive Innovation Explained: Is Your Organization Prepared?
Few academic management theories have had as much influence in the business world as Clayton M. Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation. Join Clay Christensen on June 15, 2016, for a live interactive video webinar on disruptive innovation and its applications in today’s competitive landscape, hosted by Harvard Business Review. He will discuss what disruptive theory can and can’t do—and how understanding what “jobs” your customers need done will help your company look for new opportunities.
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PARTICIPANT TESTIMONIAL
My experience in Authentic Leadership Development gave me a better sense of the potential 'derailers' of my career and how to work on them. I was looking for a practical leadership program—not a theoretical approach to leadership styles. This program exceeded my expectations and enabled me to find out more about myself.” Read more testimonials.

ALEJANDRO MARTÍ
CORPORATE AFFAIRS DIRECTOR, PROVIDENT MÉXICO
PUBLICATION SPOTLIGHT
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The Three-Box Solution:
A Strategy for Leading Innovation
Leaders know that innovation calls for a different set of activities, skills, methods, metrics, mindsets, and leadership approaches. They also understand that creating a new business and optimizing an already existing one are two fundamentally different management challenges. The real problem for leaders is doing both simultaneously. In The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, HBS professor and innovation guru Vijay Govindarajan expands the leader’s innovation toolkit with a simple and proven method for allocating the organization’s energy, time, and resources—in balanced measures. Learn more.
FEATURED ARTICLES
Leading the Team You Inherit
Transforming a team is not the same as building one from scratch.
“Both/And” Leadership
Don’t worry so much about being consistent—embrace paradox.
What Leadership Looks Like in Different Cultures
How decision-making, communication, and dark-side tendencies vary by geography.
The Explainer: Level 5 Leadership
Good leaders become great by combining fierce resolve and personal humility.
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