Connected Leadership

Connected Leadership book cover

Connected Leadership Builds Effective Teams

Leadership is not a solo occupation. You need to tap into your people’s expertise if you want your organization to survive and flourish. To succeed in the competitive, rapidly changing business ecosystem that’s happening around us, you must take a more collaborative approach to leadership. Engage your people and empower them by sharing leadership, goal setting, and authority—in other words, effectively connect with your team.

Connected Leadership will show you:

● Why connected leadership is the future of organizations

● How to set goals that engage everyone on the team

● How to know when to step up or step back


Collaboration Is Powerful

Learn to share the decision-making process and get team buy-in through collaboration. When you share leadership with your team, you engage the power of collaboration and enable your team to lead themselves.

“Francis Eberle’s unique model of collaboration for Connected Leadership provides a framework for thinking and taking action that will benefit every leader.” —Marshall Goldsmith, Thinkers50 #1 Executive Coach and the only two-time #1 Leadership Thinker in the world

“Leadership skills must evolve to engage our cross-generational workforce teams to achieve business goals. The Connected Leadership model will guide leaders through the leadership evolution.” —Connie Yuen, Vice President of Finance, GreatHorn, Inc.

“2020 has shown the extreme need for nontraditional, flexible, and collaborative leadership to overcome unpredictable events. Dr. Eberle’s Connected Leadership teaches how to engage self-leading teams.” —Ramin Karimpour, Founder and CEO of Applied LifeSciences & Systems

“In Connected Leadership, Francis Eberle goes beyond simply highlighting the value of collaborative, servant leadership—he offers practical guidance on how leaders can effectively connect with their teams and stakeholders.” —Brian MacLeod, Head of Specialized Service, Wayfair

“Strong relationships help you tap into a diverse matrix of thoughts, making you a more competent and confident leader who can effectively lead others to their purpose. A clear purpose will engage the power of the team.” —Gretchen McDade, Vice President/General Manager, Sales, Constellation Brands

“Each decision a leader makes has a ripple effect. Connected Leadership clarifies the benefits to an organization of a collaborative leader who works in a connected fashion. This skill is essential for all leaders.” —Mark R. Proctor, M.D., Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Boston Children's Hospital, Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School

“Francis Eberle gets at the heart of collaborative leadership with authenticity and simplicity. It is a must read to succeed in our planned collaborative efforts with others.” —Sadhana Hall, Deputy Director, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

“I loved the ideas Francis Eberle shared with us about collaborative leadership in today’s new workplace. He is a smart and seasoned leader and that comes through in Connected Leadership.” —Ron Price, Founder, President & CEO, Price Associates

About the Author

Photo of Francis EberleFrancis Eberle, Ph.D., has spent more than 25 years as an executive for nonprofit organizations and startups. He has successfully partnered with leaders and teams to create multi-organizational collaborations with long histories of accomplishments. He uses his authority to support others, build capacity, encourage resolution, and solve problems. He is currently an executive coach and team dynamics specialist, helping leaders reflect on their own experiences and knowledge. He lives with his family and wonderful dog near the ocean in Maine.