Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Planning and Community Development Professionals

Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Planning and Community Development Professionals

The Leading Institute at Rutgers University


Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Planning and Community Development Professionals is a book designed to help you build cost-effective, collaborative and culturally competent leadership skills. You can learn new ways of thinking about power, influence, strategic communications and connecting values with planning. Learn more cost-effective ways to evaluate programs and policies, manage meetings, build strong partnerships and manage resistance. Explore ways to be more effective and productive in dynamic and diverse environments.

The author, Leonardo Vazquez, is a seasoned urban planner with expertise in community and economic development. He created the Professional Development Institute at Rutgers University's Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. He is a co-founder of The Leading Institute, Latinos and Planning, and Planners for Ethnic and Cultural Diversity. Leading from the Middle is the same book used by Fellows of The Leading Institute's Leading from the Middle program.

Leading from the Middle: Strategic Thinking for Planning and Community Development Professionals is $25, including standard shipping and handling. Proceeds go to support the work of The Leading Institute and the Professional Development Institute.

Order your copy at http://www.policy.rutgers.edu/cgs/
(Click on link: "New Leadership Development Guide")

Posted December 19, 2008



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