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Virtual Book Club Series


To Read or Not To Read
That is the Only Question

Join leaders across the state in reading and discussing books in this exciting new series!  All discussions will take place via conference call technology.  There will also be an optional Google+ Community where you can continue discussions about the book and interact with other leaders participating in the book club.

Register for the third book today – limited seats available!


The Book Discussions:

Book 1: “Finding Your Voice: Learning to Lead…Anywhere You Want to Make a Difference” by Larraine Matusak
October – December, 2016
Discussion Concluded
finding your voiceBook 2: “Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success” by David Livermore (2015 version)
January – March, 2017
Discussion Active
book clubBook 3: “On Emotional Intelligence”, Harvard Business Review’s 10 Must Reads
April – June, 2017
On Emotional Intelligence

The Facilitator:

Debby HermanLeadership Wisconsin is partnering with Debby Herman, PhD, of Pivot Consulting and Coaching in Madison on this book club series.  Debby will facilitate the live calls for each book in the series, and contribute to the Google+ Community discussions.

Before establishing her own coaching and consulting practice, Deborah Herman spent more than 20 years in organizational and leadership development in the non-profit and education sectors. She brings a cross-cultural lens to her work based on her background in Spanish language, literature, and translation and interpretation. Deborah Pivot_SMALLcompleted a PhD at the University of Iowa focused on foreign/second language politics in U.S. education systems, with a focus on the influences of race, ethnicity, and immigration. She recently completed the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ICF-accredited coaching program and is a licensed DISC assessor.


Registration is currently being accepted for the third book!

Book: “On Emotional Intelligence,” Harvard Business Review’s 10 Must Reads
(Participants are required to obtain a copy of the book on their own.  The book is available for purchase online)

Discussion Dates:  All discussions will be held on a Tuesday from 4:30pm – 5:30pm.  Each discussion will focus on roughly 1/3 of the book so that readers can take time to read and discuss the book in its entirety over the course of three months

  • Tuesday, April 11th
  • Tuesday, May 9th
  • Tuesday, June 6th

Registration: There are limited seats available for this book discussion.  To ensure that you have a seat, please email with your full name, email, phone number you plan to use for the calls, and a request to be added to the second book list. Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Registration Fee: In order to cover the costs of delivering the book club, each participant will be charged $18.00 for participating in the “On Emotional Intelligence” discussions.

The fee is payable to “Leadership Wisconsin” via check mailed to:
Leadership Wisconsin
610 Langdon Street, Room 331
Madison, WI 53703
Upon receipt of payment, book club participants will receive discussion dial-in information and access to the Google+ Community.


Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed.  Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. Requests are kept confidential.

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