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Schulich Leadership Book Club "Read to Lead"

Why consider participating in the Schulich Leadership Book Club?

  • Re-energize
  • Broaden your professional network
  • Stay up to date on best practices
  • Lead and participate in discussions
  • Better understand diverse perspectives
  • Learn in a more informal and social setting

Who would benefit from participating?

The Leadership Book Club is open to Schulich staff and faculty interested in developing their leadership knowledge and practices.

How does the Schulich Leadership Book Club work?

Generally there would 8 - 12 individuals in each Book Club group (based on interest there may be more than one group!)

As a group decide:

  • how often you will meet (4 times/year recommended)
  • when you will meet (over lunch, or after normal working hours)
  • where you will meet (on campus, or off campus)
  • how long will you meet for (generally 1 – 1.5 hours)
  • what books you will read and discuss
  • who will lead the discussion for each session (info will be provided on leading book club discussions for those who find this of value)


NOTE: costs associated with book purchases or off-campus meetings would be the responsibility of the participants (however books may be available through Western Libraries)

What books are Book Club Members reading?

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead. Author, Brene Brown.

Leading Minds: an Anatomy Of Leadership. Author, Howard Gardner

How do I find out more about participating in the Schulich Leadership Book Club?

Contact Jennifer Bernardo, Learning and Development, at to learn more about joining the Schulich Leadership Book Club

Access the e-Flyer

To access the e-Flyer for the Schulich Leadership Book Club click here