Here are websites and other leadership development resources that will give you more information on components of the Leading Consciously model.  The resources are arranged by topic area:

Clearing Emotions This website offers emotional transformation skills based on the work of Steven Stosny, a specialist in anger management. The self-test provided on this site may help you determine whether you could benefit from going beyond self-help advice to consulting with a social worker, counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, or other mental health professional.

Building Relationships When clients or customers feel wrongfully treated, the result is dominance dynamics, relationship breakdowns, and anger and blame on all sides.  This Coalition seeks different outcomes with a three-step protocol of disclosing error, apologizing for it, and offering compensation.

Bridging Differences A resource offering summaries of research on stereotype threat and research-based suggestions for reducing the negative consequences of stereotyping, particularly in academic settings. Developed by Dr. Sandra Bloom, the mission of is to teach individuals and organizations the necessary skills for creating and sustaining nonviolent lives and nonviolent systems. Based on the Sanctuary Model, the work of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice promotes safe environments leading to healing, inclusion, respect for differences, and positive social change. Tim Wise is a widely respected anti-racist writer and educator.  He provides training on how to uproot institutionalized racism in a wide variety of settings. “See Baby Discriminate,” an article in the September 5, 2009 issue of Newsweek, analyzes the limitations of a “color blind” approach to raising children. A rapidly growing field examines “implicit bias,” or biases we have been raised to hold subconsciously, even when we want to view everyone equally.  This website has several self-tests to help you identify your implicit biases. The Cultural Intelligence Center offers a 20-item Cultural Intelligence Scale, designed to measure how well you function in culturally diverse settings. This site is an excellent source of educational materials for teachers, for use in reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations, and supporting equitable school experiences.

Conscious Use of Self This website is run by five social psychologists who specialize in morality and politics. has several self-tests to help you identify your moral values.

Initiating Change This organization provides excellent resources on systems thinking. This video story of Johnny, a grocery store bagger, is very short, but will remind you of why and how we can make an impact in all we do.

Leadership Development The author of No Ceiling, No Walls, Susan Colantuono, is also founder of Leading Women, which offers a rich and comprehensive set of leadership development resources targeted specifically to women.
An organization founded by Ella L. Bell that is dedicated to helping muuticultural women prepare for and build careers in corporations.

Spirituality A course and other resources on attaining prosperity based on the law of attraction. An online community that provides content to help individuals fulfill their aspirations.


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