Cracking the Leadership Code

Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders

“One of the most practical books on the planet when it comes to leadership and how to make a difference.”

―Barry Z. Posner, PhD,Professor of Leadership Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, Co-author, The Leadership Challenge

Cracking The Leadership Code Book

Yes, you can learn the skills to effectively lead people, organizations, and employees. With the right motivation and knowledge, you can be a leader who knows what it takes to succeed. Cracking the Leadership Code shares the valuable principles and practices that Alain Hunkins developed and refined during the 25 years he’s worked with leaders.

When you crack the code, you’ll have a new operating model for organizational leadership that will help your teams thrive in a 21st century economy.

  • Discover the brain science behind leading people
  • Get inspired by real life leadership stories
  • Use a practical leadership tool kit to become a better leader
  • Learn how to communicate, influence, and persuade others, more effectively than ever before

With this book as a resource, you’ll have a new perspective, a new framework, and new tools at your disposal, readily available to guide your leadership. You’ll learn to establish proactive, leader-follower relationships. To do this, you’ll use the interconnected elements of Connection, Communication, and Collaboration.

With Cracking the Leadership Code as your guide, you can accelerate your leadership development and become the leader you've always aspired to be.

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“Alain Hunkins brings years of experience to the topic of leadership, and has important insights into the process of becoming someone whose influence brings greater success, heightened communication, and larger empathy to the whole organization. CRACKING THE LEADERSHIP CODE is a great book for those starting out on the leadership journey or managers who need a refresher in what connected, effective leadership really means.”

―Daniel H. Pink, author of WHEN and DRIVE

“One of the most practical books on the planet when it comes to leadership and how to make a difference. Full of great examples, truths, and insights readily accessible and applicable on both an individual and organizational level. Highly recommend.”

―Barry Z. Posner, PhD, Professor of Leadership Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, Co-author, The Leadership Challenge

“Cracking the Leadership Code is a valuable and enlightened guide for anyone with the courage and passion to lead with an open mind and open heart. Alain Hunkins writes from rich personal experience with conviction and credibility.”

―Danny Meyer, Founder and CEO, Union Square Hospitality Group

“The pace of change and the ever-present threat of disruption pose daunting challenges for business leaders. Cracking the Leadership Code offers clear, real-life advice to help navigate these tumultuous times. Seasoned CEOs and first-time managers will benefit from its practical wisdom.”

―Frits Dirk van Paasschen, former CEO of Starwood Hotels & Resorts and The Coors Brewing Company and Amazon best-selling author of The Disruptors’ Feast 

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