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Leadership is a tricky subject, at best. Perhaps this is why finding a single source that covers every aspect of this topic seems nearly impossible. And, what's more, much of the information available on leadership today taps into dated research, making modern day leadership mastery more elusive than ever.

Sure, there in a plethora of information out there – books, websites, etc., but finding a credible, go-to source that can be counted to bring about strong results, can be next to impossible.

That is, until now.

For if you are a manager, team leader or inspired professional, you finally have within your reach the tools needed to lead successfully. Thanks to the team at Mind Tools, everything needed to achieve leadership success – the latest research, the proven tools, techniques, resources and exercises, have been assembled in a single resource, appropriately entitled "How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You".

Thoroughly researched and written by a recognized team of experts, "How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You" teaches the simple, practical principles that anyone can apply to become an effective leader.

Furthermore, this leadership course and workbook dispels the myths surrounding leadership (for example, that good leaders are born, not trained) by explaining the clear, simple, up-to-date principles that are the foundation of solid, respectable leadership. And it teaches the 48 essential skills needed to become an effective leader.

Written by Mind Tools Founder James Manktelow, who also wrote "Make Time for Success!" and "Stress Tools," along with world-renowned leadership expert Felix Brodbeck and knowledge-transfer specialist Namita Anand, "How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You" is the result of a year-long collaborative effort that tapped into some of the greatest minds in the world's leadership arena.

Furthermore, the course is brought to you by the highly-specialized team, one of the world's most-visited management training and career development sites, educating more than 4,000,000 guests each year.

In keeping with the other information and resources offered at, "How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You" delivers completely authoritative, accurate, up-to-date information, presented with the simple, accessible, no-nonsense, tools-based approach expected from

"We believe that this is the only place you'll get this winning combination of world-class expertise, simplicity and accessibility," explains Manktelow, who has consulted major corporations in 12 countries worldwide and has successfully lead teams at all corporate levels.

"How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You," is comprised of eight different modules, including:

  • The Meaning of Leadership;
  • Get to Know Yourself;
  • Get "The Right Stuff";
  • Creating Winning Ideas;
  • The Power to Rouse;
  • Getting Things Done;
  • Develop Your Team; and
  • Get the Extra Edge.

Each module is followed by a detailed guide that shows exactly how to implement the tools and techniques, supported by exercises that further ensure participants have a full understanding of what it takes to be an effective leader.

Similar in format to other popular Mind Tools e-books and courses, there are also additional sources, links and other information provided throughout "How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You."

So if you're ready to bring out that leader in you, and ready to be the effective and respected leader you know you can be, it's time to work with ‘How to Lead: Discover the Leader Within You." And, rest assured, upon completion of this insightful course, not only will you be ready to lead, others, noting your new skills and developments, will undoubtedly be ready to follow!