Chapter 29

Why Leadership Development Should Go to School

Lyndon Rego, Steadman D. Harrison III, and David G. Altman

In This Chapter

  • How developing leadership skills early can make a difference.
  • The Center for Creative Leadership’s role in bringing leadership into schools.
  • Examples of activities used to teach leadership in schools.


The president of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), John Ryan (a former chancellor and retired Navy admiral), observed that leadership is not something to which many mainstream college students aspire. In his years as president of several universities and then as chancellor in the State University ...

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