The Personal A3

Throughout this book, we have highlighted the power of the personal A3 to help leaders identify and focus on behavioral changes they need to make. It is the first step in a leader’s personal transformation. Figure 8.1 (see next page) is a sample (blank) A3 Personal Improvement form; this is also available as a download at

FIGURE 8.1 A3 Personal Improvement


Before we go into detail about how to use a personal A3, however, we should clear up one misconception. The personal A3 is not a problem-solving tool ...

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