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By Steve Gladis and Kimberly Gladis

Understanding the Team Leadership Pyramid

Both a compelling leadership case-study fable and a compilation of the latest team-based research, Leading Teams is a unique resource for both seasoned and emerging leaders. Their comprehensive research is encapsulated in a single diagram—the Team Leadership Pyramid—which helps the reader visualize the different elements that are essential to team success.

about the Authors

Steve Gladis

An executive and team coach, as well as public speaker, Steve Gladis is an authority on the topic of leadership. As the CEO of Steve Gladis Leadership Partners—a leadership development company—he is the author of numerous articles and 25 books on leadership. He is a professor at George Mason University and a Senior Scholar at Mason’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. A former faculty member at  the University of Virginia, Dr. Gladis also served as an FBI special agent and he was a decorated U.S. Marine Corps officer. His company donates a significant portion of corporate profits back to the community.

Kimberly Gladis

Kimberly Gladis is a certified executive and team coach. She has co-authored leadership articles in various publications, including the Association for Talent Development’s internationally acclaimed publication, TD Magazine. Additionally, with over 20 years of healthcare and business experience, Kimberly has a diverse commercial background in sales, management, sales & marketing operations and effectiveness, and business analytics. She is a Lean Six Sigma green belt and has significant experience implementing CRM systems and large-scale systems/data integration efforts as well as working with diverse enterprises, from start-up entities to large corporations.

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This book is for leaders at any level of the organization, who care about being the best leaders they can be.


Leading Teams is the new owner’s manual for high-performing teams.

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