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Professional Development
Continuing Education – UW-Platteville – a resource for new and innovative programming to enhance your skills and knowledge. From courses on campus and online, nights and weekends, from career training certificates to fitness classes, and enrichment courses!

Recommended Readings

  • Finding Your Voice by Larraine R. Matusak
  • Caught in the Middle: America’s Heartland in the Age of Globalism by Richard C. Longworth
  • Choosing Civility:  The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni
  • The Community Leadership Handbook by James Krile
  • Finding Your Voice by Larraine Matusak
  • Work With me by Magnuson & Alexander
  • Managing Public Disputes by Carpenter & Kennedy
  • Caught in the Middle:  America’s Heartland in the Age of Globalism by Richard C. Longworth
  • Know-How:  The 8 Skills That Separate People Who Perform fro Those Who Don’t by Ram Charan
  • What Got You Here Won’t Get You There:  How Successful People Become Even More Successful by Marshall Goldsmith & Mark Reiter
  • Go Put Your Strengths to Work:  6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance by Marcus Buckingham
  • First, Break All the Rules:  What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham & Curt Coffman
  • Winning by Jack Welch & Suzy Welch
  • The SPEED of Trust:  The One Thing That Changes Everything by Stephen M.R. Covey
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
  • The One Minute Manager by Kenneth H. Blanchard
  • Gung Ho! Turn On the People in Any Organization by Ken Blanchard
  • Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships by Kenneth Blanchard
  • Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell

Beginning September of 2015, these books can be found in the Southwest Wisconsin Library System courtesy of the Platteville Public Library and 2015 CLA Board Members.

Online Resources

Leadership Wisconsin
TED Talks
Shaun Groves’ Blog
Association of Leadership Programs
Center for Creative Leadership
The Heartland Center for Leadership Development
Leadership for a Changing World
National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs
Real Colors Leadership Assessment Tool

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