Recognition Radio

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Guest: Jim Kouzes


Leadership: The Heart of Sustainable Recognition

The Wall Street Journal cited Jim Kouzes as one of the 12 best executive educators in the United States. His book, “The Leadership Challenge,” has sold nearly 2 MILLION copies and he continues to publish and share leadership best practices around the world. You don’t want to miss this interview as Roy & Max ask him to share his thoughts on the leadership challenges of today to create a better workplace. How do you bring out the best in someone? How do you get employees to fulfill their potential? Join us as Jim reveals REAL ways the right kind of leadership, based on thoughtfulness and consideration, can make a world of difference.

Jim Kouzes is the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and the coauthor with Barry Posner of the internationally award-winning and best-selling book,"The Leadership Challenge," with over 2 million copies sold. Jim hasco-authored over thirty other books, including "The Truth About Leadership, Credibility, Encouraging the Heart, and A Leader’s Legacy," as well as the "Leadership Practices Inventory" (LPI)—the top-selling off-the-shelf leadership assessment in the world. The Wall Street Journal named Jim one of the ten best executive educators in the U.S., and in 2009 he received the Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD). He was presented the Thought Leader Award by the Instructional Systems Association in 2009. Jim has also been recognized as one of HR Magazine’s Top 20 Most Influential International Thinkers in 2010-2013 and as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America in 2010-2015.