Higher education is undergoing great changes, and as leaders we need to remain dynamic and adaptive. The Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment will help you and your team explore how one’s leadership styles manifest under normal circumstances—and how they can change under stress. Rather than giving you a fixed type, color, or set style, The Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment measures your ease of access to the five intuitive styles of leadership— Critical Thinker, Relator, Visionary, Warrior, and Sage.
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Thousands of leaders in higher ed have benefited from this dynamic model. By knowing which style or styles that you may consistently use, or even overuse in times of stress, you can gain a better understanding of how you work with others. Use this knowledge to improve your working relationships and lean into other styles intentionally when needed.
Five Paths to Leadership℠
Gain critical insights into your leadership using this tool.
The Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment will help you understand ways of achieving greater balance among the five forms of intelligence so that you can improve your overall effectiveness as a leader. It’s intuitive and practical design helps leaders maximize their own personal effectiveness and adapt to and gain influence with others. Uniquely, the tool also provides valuable insights into how your leadership changes under stress, a particularly relevant feature in today’s times.
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Five Paths to Leadership℠
Get a complete picture of your leadership style with feedback from your team and peers.
The Five Paths to Leadership℠ 360 Assessment is designed to be a tool that you can use to improve your leadership effectiveness. The Five Paths to Leadership℠ 360 Assessment includes 78 items that measure leadership skills based on your self-assessment, and the respondent scores. As a feedback instrument, this report is designed to clarify how the people around you perceive your behavior and skills. For this reason, your self-scores and respondent scores are displayed in the report separately, allowing you to compare your perception of your behavior to your respondents’ perceptions.
Understand Your Results
You've taken the Five Paths to Leadership℠ Self-Assessment and received your results—now what do you do with them?
Sign Up for a LIVE Debrief Session
Experience the enlightenment that comes with learning and growing with others. Once you complete the assessment and have your results, you'll want to join our Five Paths to Leadership℠ live Debrief. Participating in this session is a great way to experience this content first-hand, and gain a better understanding of your own leadership styles. You are welcome to attend as a team, too!
Offered once a month, this live session will take you on a deeper dive into your self-assessment results, what they mean, and the styles of each path. You'll walk away with the ability to articulate how your leadership path shows up, how your leadership style might change under stress, and how this can impact your interactions with your team.
DEBRIEF SESSION (December)
December 1, 2023 | Online | 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. ET
DEBRIEF SESSION (January)
January 26, 2024 | Online | 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. ET
Watch On-Demand Video Overview Course
If you can’t attend a debrief session live, watch our on-demand Video Overview Course. The video course is the first half of the debrief without the personalized touch of the live session.
This Free Webcast serves as an introduction to The Five Paths to Leadership℠. By watching you'll learn how to understand your assessment results and walk away with practical applications to use with your team, such as delegation, leading effective meetings, communication, decision making, etc. Leaders at all levels in higher education, regardless of experience and background, will benefit from learning about their own leadership styles.
Get Certified in The Five Paths to Leadership℠
February 28-29, 2024 | Denver, CO
Are you passionate about The Five Paths to Leadership℠ and want to bring this tool to your workplace? Find out how to get certified on The Five Paths to Leadership. For the first time, Academic Impressions is allowing university-based practitioners to become certified in the assessment. Once complete, this certification enables you to facilitate Five Paths to Leadership℠ workshops for as many audiences you’d like, at the organization of your current employment.