A new way of seeing and approaching leadership. From the inside out.

DEVELOP INNER MASTERY. ACHIEVE OUTER IMPACT.

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Welcome to the Institute for Personal Leadership

 
 

The IPL Method

The IPL Method is a breakthrough approach to personal leadership development based on pioneering research at Columbia Business School. The IPL Method helps participants strengthen their personal leadership capabilities via three stages:

 

Untapped Potential

Inside-Out Principles

Deliberate Practice

Unshackled from limiting beliefs about character, personality and emotional intelligence, participants discover their own true potential.

By codifying a set of universal, inside-out principles, participants learn to shape their outer leadership behavior from a stable inner core.

Like any skill, mastering Personal Leadership requires regular practice and feedback.  This is how participants close the learning-doing gap.

 

IPL helps you build personal leadership skills across 3 domains

 

The DNA of Personal Leadership

What is IPL all about? What sets IPL apart?. We're so glad you asked! When you get down to the basics of Personal Leadership, we emphasize authenticity and sustained behavior change. But diving deeper, there's so much more breadth and depth to what we do. In an attempt to begin unveiling the secrets behind the curtain, we have created a video series on the DNA of Personal Leadership. These videos provide a double click into what Personal Leadership is all about - what it means to discover your true self and strive toward your highest potential in life and leadership. Take a look and let us know what you think. We look forward to hearing from you. 

For more such videos in this series, click here.

 

We deliver training in both
traditional and digital formats

 

We partner with Columbia Business School Executive Education in offering the world’s leading catalog of leadership programs: online, in-person and with our proprietary Mentora™ mobile app you can carry with you for leadership learning and practice, anytime, anywhere.

 
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IPL's Mentora closes the learning-doing gap

 

What is the learning-doing gap? It’s that unbridgeable space that occurs at some point soon after traditional training ends. That point two days or two weeks later when the leadership principle you learned and were so excited about seems suddenly inaccessible in real life. What was that? How did it work?

We struggle because we have not translated the principles we have learned into habitual behaviors. At IPL we eliminate the learning-doing gap by imprinting new behaviors—through tools based on the new science of expert performance.

 
 
 
 

Our clients include top industry leaders

 

CAN ONE MAN SAVE AMERICAN BUSINESS?

Read Psychology Today's article about Prof. Wadhwa and the principles of IPL.

THE EVOLUTION OF GREAT LEADERS

Despite his flaws, and perhaps because of them, we find there is much more to consider about the late Nelson Mandela's development as a leader.

PROFESSOR WADHWA'S INTERVIEW WITH BBC

Listen to Prof. Wadhwa's interview with BBC on whether spirituality and business can coexist.