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About the Book

Imagine a world where people love going to work thanks to leaders who are inspiring and supportive, and who create a culture that lifts each team member up. If this has not been your experience, you are not alone. There are, however, companies and leaders that lead and lift their team and their organizations. Learn Lead Lift was written to inspire leaders and give them a framework for being / becoming great leaders who create teams where every person is valued and encouraged to fulfill their potential. The kind of workplace you are excited to enter each day.

Brave, compelling and thoroughly original! Author Wendy Ryan challenges our traditional notions of leadership like no one else. Read Learn Lead Lift and take your own leadership skills to the next level!

Marshall Goldsmith, Thinkers 50 #1 Executive Coach and only two-time #1 Leadership Thinker in the world.

What Readers Will Learn

Leadership examples experienced via the author’s work, and interviews with artists and entrepreneurs, athletes and investors, educators and executives, and more.

The 3T Model™ - author Ryan developed this empowering mindset for leaders, which supports decision making and resource allocation by Tolerating, Transforming or Transcending.

A nod to some of the greatest thought leaders of our time while illuminating author Ryan’s unique insights and frameworks for success that all leaders can grow from.

A clear-eyed view into what it means to be a leader today - the must-have mindsets, skill sets and behaviors you need to make a positive impact through leadership, whether you are just starting out or have been in a leadership role for years.

Early Praise

Learn Lead Lift is a must-read for everyone—even people who don’t consider themselves traditional leaders. In this hands-on guide, author Wendy Ryan captures the mindsets, skill sets and behaviors that anyone can adopt to become a better leader.

Beverly Kaye, Co-Author of Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go and Up is Not the Only Way

Learn Lead Lift is truly a one-stop shop for leveling up all your leadership competencies—regardless of your job title or specific industry. Leveraging her time-tested expertise, Wendy Ryan has created a unique how-to guide for leaders that is simultaneously engaging, innovative, and accessible. Anyone wise enough to pick up this book will undoubtedly benefit from the transformative journey through which Wendy guides us.

Jennifer Brown, Author of How to Be an Inclusive Leader: Your Role in Creating Cultures of Belonging Where Everyone Can Thrive and Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace and The Will to Change

In Learn Lead Lift, Wendy Ryan offers an unflinching look at what’s required to be an effective leader today. Filled with stories, examples, actionable strategies and challenges, this book is essential reading for anyone aspiring to (or already in) leadership.

Julie Winkle Giulioni, Co-Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want

Meet the Author

Wendy Ryan (she/her), MHROD, is the CEO of Kadabra, an interdisciplinary team of leadership and change experts based in Silicon Valley, California.  In addition to her work with Kadabra, Wendy is an active mentor, strategic advisor and angel investor in early stage, BIPOC, LGBTQ++ and womxn-led companies and an advocate for expanding diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in the investor and business ecosystem.

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ISBN-13: 9781735258560 (Paperback); 9781735258553 (eBook)

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