Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction: About the course and course format

    • Welcome!

    • About me

    • Philosophy of the course

    • A note on my evidence-based approach

    • How to use this course

    • How to use Thinkific

  • 2

    Two core principles: Reflection and the importance of mindset

    • Two pillars of learning: Reflection and Mindset

    • Reflection: Looking back in order to plan forward

    • The importance of mindset and the questions we ask ourselves

    • Bonus: Growth vs. Fixed Mindset

    • Guided Self-reflection: Learning goals and self-assessment

    • Learning goals

    • Self-assessment: Strengths and points of improvement

  • 3

    Foundational concepts in leadership

    • The history of leadership

    • The "why"s of leadership

  • 4

    Understanding your leadership experiences

    • One sentence definition

    • Peek into a workshop: Other one sentence definitions

    • Looking back at your leadership experience

    • Peek into a workshop: Good vs. Bad leaders

  • 5

    Leadership styles: Transformational Leadership

    • Transformational leadership

    • Overview of Transformational leadership behaviors

    • Self-reflection

    • Transformational vs. transactional leadership

  • 6

    Leadership styles: Authentic Leadership

    • Authentic Leadership

    • Overview of Authentic Leadership behaviors

    • Self-reflection

  • 7

    Leadership styles: Values-based leadership

    • Values based leadership

    • What are your values?

  • 8

    Midway Check In

    • Checking in: Discuss and reflect

  • 9

    Self-Assessment: Your professional network

    • The link between leadership and networking

    • Understanding your network

  • 10

    Bonus material: The art of delegation

    • The art of delegation

    • Linking tasks and initiative

    • Tasks: Let's break it down

    • Initiative: How much do I want you to do on your own

    • Reading: 4 Ways Leaders Can Protect Their Time and Empower Their Teams

    • Reading: 8 Ways Leaders Delegate Successfully

    • Closed-loop communication

  • 11

    Bonus material: Leadership in the digital age

    • Leadership in the digital age

    • Running virtual meetings

    • Think like a scientist!

    • Adaptive and flexible leadership

    • Leading during change and crisis

  • 12

    Building your leadership habits

    • Build your habits to build your leadership style

    • 1. Identify your goals

    • 2. Obvious cues and a plan of action

    • 3. Make new habits easy and immediately satisfying

  • 13

    Good luck and start your journey!

    • Your leadership mission statement

    • Your action plan

    • 3-2-1 Takeaways