Living your life as a leader

Participants of the Leadership Institute will receive a free digital copy of Living Your Life as a Leader, a resource developed by volunteer members of the AIA Center for Civic Leadership. You can use this training tool for yourself, or with your team to:

  • Explore leadership fundamentals and advanced strategies applied to the practice of architecture
  • Identify the proficiency you would like to gain or enhance by working through "Your Personal Leadership Plan"
  • Use this workbook as a resource for navigating leadership development conversations with your team, including studio, firm, project, and community
  • Learn how to effectively mentor future leaders
  • Read interviews from leaders in the industry through our "Legacy of Leadership" series
  • Understand transition and development techniques for pipeline development and succession planning
  • Understand what a Citizen Architect is, and how to engage in community leadership

Additional copies of Living Your Life as a Leader can be ordered for use in a local leadership training program. Email your request to 

additional RESOURCES

Leadership is a life long journey. Whatever type of leader you seek to become - be it firm leader, business leader, design leader, community leader, or citizen architect - we want to help you reach your goals! 

Our team has gathered a list of resources we highly recommend to help you expand your understanding of the many topics related to leadership development. These are great for sharing with your co-workers and peers to enhance discussions and inspire leadership best practices in your workplace or team.



  • AIA Kinetic", a resource of
    the American Institute of Architects


Curious to know what leadership topics
we'll be discussing? Meet our 2017 keynotes are.

Learn more about our speakers >


Interested in participating? Consider
registering yourself and your team today.

Register before November 12th >