Helping Organizations Develop Great Leaders and Great Cultures
The Institute for Personal Leadership is at the forefront of developing the new scientific discipline of Personal Leadership, which integrates the fields of leadership development and personal growth. IPL brings leadership development and culture change to organizations globally, from Fortune 500s to social enterprises. We serve our clients through a range of solutions: workshops, coaching, digital learning, webinars, keynotes and consulting.
Timeless Principles & 21st Century Science
We tap the latest findings in psychology, neuroscience, psychotherapy, sociology,
behavioral economics and medicine to formulate principles and tools leaders can use
to approach their full potential and maximize their impact.
A First-of-Its-Kind “Flight Simulator” for Leadership Training
Our proprietary digital learning platform Mentora® is being used by thousands of executives worldwide to hone their leadership skills.
Mentora is not just a virtual learning tool, but an everyday companion for reflection, inspiration, guidance, practice and feedback.
Mentora helps to bridge the learning-doing gap at any scale, from one learner to tens of thousands across a large organization.
Backed by Research, Steeped in Experience
Our work draws upon Professor Hitendra Wadhwa's award-winning research and teaching at Columbia Business School.
Our team brings strong backgrounds in corporate leadership, psychology, neuroscience,
digital transformation, branding, human capital, strategy consulting, the US military and NASA.
Explore Our Thought Leadership
Why Are So Many Leaders Failing Today?
Hardly a day goes by without another story of yet another leader—whether in the realm of business, politics, law enforcement or education—falling from grace, and expedited into an internet meme. And the costs of these failures are enormous—not only in...
Leadership Is Under Siege
IPL founder Hitendra Wadhwa recently shared the stage with other leading thinkers at Brand Minds 2019, addressing key leadership and business challenges. His keynote emphasized how in our Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous...
Is This the Answer to Diversity and Inclusion?
Organizations spend about $8 billion per year on D&I training with little to show for their efforts. Not only do traditional diversity programs not work, but recent research shows that they can even have a negative impact on diversity outcomes. The answer...