We are an Alliance of professional and seasoned Coaches, Trainers, Consultants, Strategic Advisors, Facilitators, and Mentors who are exclusively dedicated to the discipline, continuous study, and application of methods to nurture and develop the talent of Leaders across all communities and organizations. We aspire to generate positive and transformational change, and to create “a ripple effect” that spreads and transforms the world around us. Our purpose is to build the capacity of Organizational Leadership in large and medium-sized Corporations; Small Business; Education (from K-12 to Colleges and Universities); Health Care; Governments (at all levels), First Nations and Indigenous Organizations: Not-for-Profit Social, Cultural, Sport, and Environmental Organizations; Industry and Professional Associations; Trade Unions; Military and Protection Services; and across a Civil Society.
All Certified Members of GAPLD are generating enormous impacts through development of strong, principled, and continuous growth of themselves in self-leadership, and as professionals dedicated to continuous improvement and life-long learning. We know that each of us alone cannot change the entire world. But we strive to help make our private enterprises, our public institutions, our civil society, and our local communities all healthier, more effective, more sustainable, and more ethical – by growing one good Leader at a time.
We approach the profession of Leadership Development with shared values of integrity, humility, awe and wonder, respect, and the pursuit of excellence across all cultures and creeds among all peoples around the globe.
We also recognize that the continuous growth of Leaders is fueled by curiosity, reflection, hard work, and compassion – combined with determination to help all our clients succeed.
As a first step, GAPLD requires potential candidates to submit a personal Biography and Letter of Application explaining his/her background, leadership experiences, and proof of pre-qualifying credentials from other professional certifications or background university degrees with training in leadership studies.