Extracting the Leader from Within: An Experiential Leadership Model of Influencing Optimal Performance

The era of management by autocracy is dead – beyond dead. The manifestation of the emotionally intelligent leader is in demand. Emotional intelligence is a skill that is changing the work environment and replacing other forms of power. Coercive and legitimate power will only garner simple compliance, but leading in a more vulnerable space of personal power will yield commitment.


  1. The reader will learn how to grab influence early to establish their presence and relevance.
  2. The reader will recognize the concepts of emotional intelligence and their commitment to their authentic self.
  3. While recognizing the challenges in the real-life stories of Extracting the Leader from Within, the reader will reflect on their behavior toward these confrontations – it is imperative.
  4. The wide variety of vignettes will motivate and inspire the reader to become more open and vulnerable by leading above the safe space of authority.
  5. The reader will be able to identify the author’s eight minimum essential requirements for leadership and determine their own.
  6. The reader will understand the distinction between leader development and mastery.


ISBN: 978-1-63755-160-8
SKU: 08-941-01
Categories:Amplify Publishing, Leadership and Management