Leadership Library Directory


The following resources are available within the Center for Leadership and Involvement’s Leadership Library:


7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change


Alaskan Adventure: A Team Problem-Solving Exercise

Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination

Assessment in Student Affairs: A Guide for Practitioners

Assessment Practice in Student Affairs: An Applications Manual


Beer, Booze, and Books: A Sober Look at Higher Education

Behind Happy Faces: Taking Charge of your Mental Health

The Best of Active Training: 25 One-Day Workshops Guaranteed to Promote Involvement, Learning and Change

The Big Book of Customer Service Training Games: Quick, Fun Activities for Training Customer Service Reps, Salespeople, and Anyone Else who Deals with Customers

Building a Movement: A Resource Book for Students in Community Service


Citizens of Change: The Application Guidebook

The Collaboration Challenge: How Nonprofits and Businesses Succeed Through Strategic Alliances

College Student Outcomes Assessment: A Talent Development Perspective

The Complete Games Trainers Play (Binder): 287 Ready-to-Use Training Games Plus The Trainer’s Resource Kit

The Complete Guide to Getting a Grant: How to Turn Your Ideas into Dollars

Contemporary Leadership

Courage: the backbone of leadership


Death by Meeting: A Leadership Fable about Solving the Most Painful Problem in Business

Dimensions of Leadership Profile: An Approach to Understanding & Developing Effective Leaders

Diversity Activities and Training Designs (Binder)

Diversity BINGO: An Experiential Learning Event by Advancement Strategies (Binder)


Education and Action: A Guide to Integrating Classrooms and Communities

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Smarts: An assessment and learning tool related to Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

The Encyclopedia of Group Activities for Training (Binder)

Encyclopedia of Team Building Activities

Evolving Leaders: A Model for Promoting Leadership Development in Programs

Exploring Leadership: For College Students Who Want to Make a Difference

Exploring the Evidence: Initiatives in the First College Year


The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization

Fish!: Catch the Energy. Release the Potential (Video)

Fish!: The Guide by Charthouse Learning

Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boot Morale and Improve Results

For Your Improvement: A Guide for Development and Coaching


Giving Advice to Students: A Road Map for College Professionals


A Handbook for Student Group Advisers

Handbook of Leadership Development

How to Zing! Your Life & Leadership: 21 Insights on Maximizing Your Influence

HTML for the World Wide Web: Teach Yourself Hypertext Markup Language the Quick and Easy Way

HTML Web Publisher’s Construction Kit:  Publishing your own HTML Pages on the Internet


Icebreakers:  A Source Book of Games, Exercises, and Simulations (Binder)

Improving Staffing Practices in Student Affairs

Insight Inventory



Launching a Leadership Revolution: Mastering the Five Levels

LEAD: Lead Self

The Leader of the Future

The Leadership Challenge

Leadership and Management of Volunteer Programs

Leadership Insights and Applications: Cross-Cultural Leadership

Leadership Insights and Applications: Developing a Quality Leadership Retreat or Conference

Leadership Insights and Applications: Developing Leadership Through Student Employment

Leadership Insights and Applications: An Examination of Leadership Assessment

Leadership Insights and Applications: Followers and Followership in the Leadership Process

Leadership Insights and Applications: Peer Leadership

Leadership Journal: Women in Leadership – Sharing the Vision

Life’s Journeys According to Mister Rodgers: Things to Remember Along the Way

Light One Candle: Quotes for Hope and Action

Listen Up: Learning Activities (Binder)

Literacy in Action: Learning Activities


Management of Differences Inventory

A Manual for Group Facilitators

The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships

Moving Violations: A Memoir

Multicultural Competence in Student Affairs


Nature of Success, The

Now, Discover Your Strengths: The Revolutionary Program that Shows you how to Develop your Unique Talents and Strengths – and those of the People You Manage


One Size Does Not Fit All

Out on Campus: A “How-to” Manual of Gay and Lesbian Campus Activism


The Personal Touch

A Practitioner’s Guide to Reflections in Service Learning: Student Voices and Reflections

The Program Planner’s Workbook (Binder): A Creative and Systematic Approach

Proud Traditions and Future Challenges: The University of Wisconsin-Madison Celebrates 150 Years

The Publicity Designer’s Workbook (Binder)

Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes


Quotes and Quips


The Retreat Planner


The Servant Leader: How to Build a Creative Team, Develop Great Morale, and Improve Bottom-Line Performance

The Skilled Facilitator

A Social Change Model of Leadership Development

Stories Trainers Tell: 55 Ready-to-Use Stories to Make Training Stick

Student Development in College: Theory, Research, and Practice

Student Leadership Program Model

Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession

Students Helping Students: A Handbook for the Profession

The Successful Leadership Development Program


Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice: A Source Book

Teaming Up: Making the transition to a self-directed team-based organization

Ten Steps to a Learning Organization

The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry


When Hope and Fear Collide: A Portrait of Today’s College Student

Who put a Lizard in my Lasagna?

Women’s Ways of Knowing


You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader:  How Anyone, Anywhere, Can Make a Positive Difference