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Take Police1’s 30 day leadership challenge

Like improving our health and wellness, there are personal habits and methods that can be used to build your leadership capabilities

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Many people would like to improve their leadership skills, but often it seems like a daunting task, and we are not exactly sure where to start.

Like improving our health and wellness, there are personal habits and methods that can be used to build your leadership capabilities. The three keys to personal leadership development are:

  1. Reflection: Embrace the challenge as an effort in internal contemplation and personal improvement.
  2. Research: Make it a deliberate practice that you spend time learning about every day.
  3. Action: Start today. Every day you wait is a day that your leadership talents are not being fully utilized.

If you are not sure where to start, use the following plan as your guideline. (Complete the box below to download a one-page sheet outlining the 30-day challenge for easy reference.)

Complete the box below to download a one-page sheet outlining the 30-day challenge for easy reference.

Barry Reynolds is an author, speaker and public safety consultant specializing in police policy and leadership issues. He is the former founder and director of The Center for Excellence in Public Safety Leadership, and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice. In addition to 31 years of experience as a law enforcement officer and supervisor, Barry also served with the Wisconsin Department of Justice as the Senior Training Officer for career development and leadership. He is a Police1.com columnist on law enforcement management and leadership issues, and regular presenter at state and national conferences. Barry holds a degree in Business, and a Master of Science in Management.

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