Author Archives: Michael Chender

1/15 – Giving birth to Authentic Leadership in Action

Leading Organizations / January-February 2015

Michael Chender

Authentic Leadership in Action — ALIA — had its first program in 2001 as the Shambhala Institute, subsequently named the Shambhala Institute for Authentic Leadership. It has operated continually since then, and in November 2014 merged with the Authentic Leadership program at Naropa University to create Naropa’s Authentic Leadership Center. What follows are my own views on some of the things that we have learned on this journey.

ALIA began out of an ongoing …