Bonus Activity IV.1

Historical Orienteering: Leadership Lessons from History


History’s greatest leaders give us tangible examples of exemplary leadership that we can learn from and be inspired by. A growing number of writers and educators are drawing from history to learn lessons from leaders in the past. Stories about historical leaders are a powerful, and often emotionally loaded, way to make concepts come alive and more accessible to most people. Real-life stories create images in the mind that store in memory more directly and easily than hard data. This Historical Orienteering activity integrates stories about leaders from history and utilizes The Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders® (Kouzes & Posner, 2007) as ...

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