Unleash Your Highest Potential

Ready to begin your personal leadership transformation? Click on the offerings below to learn more about our Executive Programs or Master Classes. All classes are offered online and are self-paced to accommodate your schedule. Many include an opportunity to put what you’ve learned into practice through video role-play challenges using IPL’s proprietary Virtual Mentor platform – to reinforce new skills. Classes begin May 22nd and the application deadline is May 29th. Choose your path and get started on your journey today!

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Executive Programs

Personal Leadership & Success

Personal Leadership & Success provides powerful insights and tools to help you gain mastery over your goals, values, purpose, thoughts, emotions, beliefs, mindsets and motivations, so you can operate at your best in all moments, become a more effective leader, build stronger relationships, and experience greater fulfillment in work and in life. You will learn:

  • The impact your inner environment has on your success
  • About your current level of mastery over different aspects of your inner environment and how it compares with top leaders
  • A deeper understanding of your core values and how to align your day-to-day behavior and priorities with these values

Mastering Your Self

Mastering Your Self shows you how to maximize your outer impact in life and leadership by pursuing inner mastery. You will learn:

  • Mastering Emotions - Gain mastery over anger, anxiety, pessimism, stress and other emotions
  • Self-Management - Cultivate self-discipline, tame time, and pursue intentional change
  • Operating at Full Potential - Create the physical and social conditions that allow you to operate at full potential

Building Your Leadership Foundation

Building Your Leadership Foundation invites you to examine, and, in many cases, rescript, your core beliefs about work, leadership and life. You will learn:

  • Success Principles for Life and Leadership - Apply transformational principles to maximize success in life and leadership
  • Cultivating a Winner's Mindset - Identify and vanquish self-defeating beliefs and mindsets to maximize your effectiveness
  • Leading from the Heart - Cultivate the inner virtue that will help you multiply your impact and build a loyal following

Driving Performance and Change

Driving Performance and Change provides you with a scientific and practical pathway to grow your people capabilities and performance, and to grow your own self. You will learn:

  • Leading Change - Maximize your personal impact in times of change
  • Developing People from the Inside-Out - Help your people close performance gaps and build new skills
  • Resilient Leadership - Learn, adapt and thrive during setbacks and challenges

Winning People’s Support

Winning People’s Support will help you appreciate how your greatest asset as a leader is your personal brand, and will teach you how to build your brand from the inside-out. You will learn:

  • Mastering Difficult Conversations - Translate moments of conflict into win-win outcomes
  • Strategic Influencing - Win others' support for your strategic objectives
  • Building Trust at High Speed - Cultivate a strong personal leadership brand that gets people to trust you

Driving Strategic Impact

Driving Strategic Impact educates participants in how to make a strategic difference for their organizations and their clients, through a combination of tools, frameworks, role-plays and case studies. You will learn to:

  • Concretely define the scope of a strategy project
  • Develop a well-structured strategic problem-solving roadmap
  • Align with key stakeholders
  • Synthesize data to drive key conclusions

Master Classes

Mastering Emotions

Gain dominion over anger, anxiety, pessimism, stress and other emotions. You will learn the:

  • Latest scientific findings on how emotions help you, and how they hurt you
  • Optimal state of mastery you should be striving for with emotions such as anger, optimism and anxiety
  • Practical tools for how to master your emotions by changing your behavior and by changing your thoughts

Leading Change

Maximize your personal impact in times of change. You will learn:

  • Mindsets and behaviors that restrict people from changing their behavior
  • Five Building Blocks for changi1ng your self and changing others
  • How to create a Behavior Change Plan for your self and your team

Developing People from the Inside-Out

Bring out the best in your people by giving them effective feedback and coaching. You will learn:

  • How to re-script mindsets that limit you from developing your people
  • Guidance on the right time to offer feedback
  • Techniques to improve your coaching impact
  • About a GUIDE framework to plan and execute a successful coaching session

Mastering Difficult Conversations

Translate moments of conflict into collaborative, win-win outcomes. You will learn:

  • “4 x C” framework for understanding the key drivers of success in difficult conversations
  • 5 Principles and 10 Techniques for getting positive outcomes from difficult conversations
  • Practical toolkit for how to create win-win outcomes in situations where you disagree with people and how to best say “No”
  • Video role-play challenges that allow you to get practice and feedback, using IPL’s proprietary Virtual Mentor platform – to help you build new habits and generate tangible breakthroughs in your approach to difficult conversations
Strategic Influencing

Get key stakeholders to support your cause. You will learn:

  • How to differentiate between compliance and commitment
  • 12 Influencing Tactics
  • 5 Influencing Principles for sustained strategic impact
  • 4-part toolkit to prepare for and conduct an influencing discussion

Power of Storytelling

Win people’s hearts by communicating through stories. You will learn:

  • How to use stories at work to inform, engage, persuade and build trust
  • 10 Storytelling Principles for collecting, developing, adapting and narrating stories for maximum impact
  • Storytelling Checklist to guide you in preparing your next story
  • Practice and get feedback on your storytelling using IPL’s proprietary Virtual Mentor platform


Features Executive Programs Master Classes
Duration 12 weeks 6 weeks
Time Required 3 hours per week 2 hours per week
Self-paced, high-quality video lectures
Online reflections and discussion
Opportunity to interact with a global community of executive participants
IPL’s proprietary myPL mobile learning platform for convenient on-the-go access
IPL’s proprietary Virtual Mentor platform for practice and feedback (for select programs)
Certificate of Completion from the Institute for Personal Leadership & Columbia Business School Executive Education.
Two days of credit toward a Certificate with select alumni and tuition benefits from Columbia Business School. X
Access to the IPL toolbox – tools, templates, and frameworks


IPL is at the forefront of developing a rigorous new discipline of Personal Leadership that integrates the fields of leadership and personal growth. Our approach is distinctive because it builds on universal laws of human nature that are validated by latest scientific research, exemplified by the lives of great leaders, and operationalized by a practical toolkit you can implement immediately. Register now!