INTRODUCTIONWhy Engaging Leadership? Why Now?

Thomas Edison once said, “If we all did the things we were capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” Actually, if leaders were able to engage others by tapping into their capabilities, talents, and potential, people would astound their leaders. Organizations are full of untapped potential; imagine what a thoroughly engaged, passionate, excited, willing, and happy workforce could accomplish. These are the characteristics of engaged people. The most engaging leaders create meaningful, positive connections with people to enable them to reach their potential and offer their best work.

To achieve the best performance and meet the changing demands and priorities of the 21st century workforce, leaders ...

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