The Leadership Development program is grounded in the theories of:
A leader is not necessarily a person who holds a formal leadership position or who is perceived as a leader by others. Rather, we regard a leader as one who is able to affect positive change for the betterment of others, the community, and society. All people, in other words, are potential leaders.
Leadership involves collaborative relationships that lead to collective action grounded in the shared values of people who work together to affect positive change. A conscious focus on values should be at the core of any leadership effort, including values of the individual, the group, and the community/society.
The Social Change Model of Leadership is built upon the following assumptions:
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of the strengths and virtues that enable individuals and communities to flourish.
This field is founded on the belief that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves, and to enhance their experiences of love, work, and play.
PERMA Model - FLOURISHING
Sustainable Leadership is a conscious engagement in individual and collective actions that nurture and sustain the economic, environmental, and social well-being of organizations and communities.