Develop as a leader with our Transpersonal Leadership Series

Learn how to lead beyond your ego. Embed authentic, ethical and emotionally intelligent behaviours into the DNA of your organisation, build strong, collaborative relationships, and create a performance enhancing culture that is ethical, caring and sustainable. Provided to you by Routledge and LeaderShape Global. 

9. Politics Beyond the Ego: Ethical Political Leadership for the 21st Century

Download this essential White Paper to discover the importance of an ethical and empathetic form of government, where political leaders learn to lead beyond the ego to build a world in which everyone can hope to prosper.

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8. Digital Transformation: Creating a Digital-First Culture through Transpersonal Leaders

Download this essential White Paper to understand how leaders need to transform themselves to survive digital transformation, by taking a visionary approach to leadership, and embracing a democratic style and customer focus (and involvement) throughout their organisations.

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7. Adult Development: It's Role in the Leadership Journey

Download this essential White Paper and understand why learning where are on our adult development journey will help us understand both our own path towards transpersonal leadership and the development needs of those we lead. 

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6. Leadership in China: Harnessing Chinese Wisdom for Global Leadership?

Download this essential White Paper to discover the leadership philosophy that has endured and developed over millennia, and how it compares to the leadership styles of the West. 

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5. Leadership in India: A Need to Keep Pace with India's Growth Story?

Download this essential White Paper to learn why India needs leaders that are emotionally aware, and have the humility to continuously work on their personal growth, the robustness to use relevant and different leadership styles, and the skills to develop leaders who in turn develop other future leaders.

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4. Leading Across Cultures: Developing Leaders for Global Organisations

Cultural differences can create confusion, misunderstandings and conflict. Nevertheless, companies with extensive ethnic diversity are more likely to deliver the innovative ideas and the creativity to deliver new products, services and solutions.

Leading Across Cultures, explores how organisations can approach limitations, and considerations of tapping into that potential and of the importance of doing so for global organisations.

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3. Sustainable Leadership: Rewire Your Brain for Sustainable Success

Sustainable leadership, is leadership that delivers sustainable high performance through creating the conditions in which everyone thrives, thereby ensuring that the organisation and all of its stakeholders experience sustainable success. As such, it is an integral part of Transpersonal Leadership.

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2. Women, Naturally Better Leaders for the 21st Century

Learn more about what female leaders can bring to organisations, and how the areas they're stronger at are essential for success in the 21st century. It also presents some practical input on how to develop organisations that recognize those strengths and to help women develop in areas where they might appear weaker than their male counterparts.

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1. How to Develop Ethical Leaders

Download this essential White Paper to learn more about why we need ethical leadership and how we develop ethical leaders utilising the concepts of awareness and consciousness, within the context of three levels of intelligence that each have their own neural connection system. 

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Become a Transpersonal Leader

  • Leading Beyond the Ego

    How to Become a Transpersonal Leader, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Knights, Danielle Grant, Greg Young

    The traditional leadership styles of the past are underperforming in a world of continuous transformation. Those that recognise this and learn how to lead beyond their ego will become emotionally intelligent and ethical leaders who are able to build strong, collaborative relationships, and create a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09

Leading Beyond the Ego Publicity

Leading Beyond the EgoPublished in partnership with LeaderShape Global, this book provides a journey for leaders to develop into Transpersonal Leaders. 

Click below to access magazine and newspaper reviews, broadcast interviews and published blogs which accompany this thought-leading publication.

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What is Transpersonal Leadership?

So what is Transpersonal Leadership? The concept was first published in a report on tomorrow’s leadership, based on a leadership development journey developed by LeaderShape (Knights, 2011). The word “transpersonal” was inspired by the use of the word in “transpersonal psychology” (Bynum, 2010). “Transpersonal” is defined as “extending or going beyond the personal or individual, beyond the usual limits of ego and personality”.

A Transpersonal Leader is defined as:
Those that operate beyond the ego while continuing personal development and learning. They are radical, ethical, and authentic while emotionally intelligent and caring. 

They are able to:
  • embed authentic, ethical and emotionally intelligent behaviours into the DNA of the organisation
  • build strong, collaborative relationships, and
  • create a Performance Enhancing Culture that is Ethical, Caring and Sustainable

About LeaderShape

LeaderShape Global is a UK headquartered organisation with a global culture that operates without borders. It exists to develop people around the world who can lead beyond their ego to be radical, ethical and authentic, ie. Transpersonal Leaders.

It provides work-based learning through a faculty of senior executives who are accredited coaches and experienced facilitators, blended with online content and web based tools.

To get involved, join the LinkedIn Group “Transpersonal Leadership – Leading beyond the Ego” at