Tidal Leadership The Center for Transformational Learning and Leadership

Tidal Leadership for Graduate Students

Start your career as a Tidal Leader.

Tidal Leadership empowers you to take on challenges in work and in life with confidence and self-awareness. Understand your key values and how to make decisions using these values throughout your career. Learn to influence others in a thoughtful and compassionate manner. You will be equipped with a practical tool kit that will help you navigate the inevitable waves of change.

Twelve modules presented by skilled facilitators, videos, online group discussions and engaging activities deliver the principles of Tidal Leadership in an interactive format. Applied learning and reflections make it real!

Specific topics include:

  • Activate values-based leadership
  • Explore diverse communications styles
  • Turn complaints into commitments
  • Practice Mindfulness
  • Avoid the Happiness Trap
  • Acceptance and Commitment Training

16 week for credit course for graduate students begins January 9, 2017. Enroll now.

Questions? Contact us at Tidal.leadership@wsu.edu.

Tidal Leadership, Dive In!

Each of the twelve Tidal Leadership modules consists of a different combination of narrated slides, video vignettes, individual and team activities, and reflective writing activities to guide you to becoming an “unconsciously competent” Tidal Leader.


Student Perspective:

“First of all thank you!!! This course has been amazing and truly transformational in my life. I highly encourage anyone and everyone to take this course. The skills that I have learned in this course are lessons that will help empower me to be a tidal leader wherever I go. I don’t need a title to be a Tidal Leader! Denise will literally challenge you to be the best you can be, and that is worth every penny spent!”

– Maria, Fall 2016

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“I experienced one of my best semesters of graduate school while taking Tidal Leadership.”

– Laurengraduate studentSociology

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