Books and Resources

Juana’s New Book…

The Power of Latino Leadership

Inclusion, Community, and Contribution

There are over 50 million Latinos in the United States, the largest minority group in the country. Their numbers grew by 43% in the last decade, and it’s estimated that by 2050 one in three of the US population will be Hispanic.

What does it take to lead a varied and vibrant people who hail from twenty-two different countries? And what can leaders of all cultures and ethnicities learn from how Latinos lead?

Based on her personal experience as a longtime Latina leader Juana Bordas takes us on a journey to the very heart and soul of Latino leadership. She offers ten principles that guide Latino leaders and features numerous examples of these principles in action.

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Salsa, Soul, and Spirit

Leadership for a Multicultural Age

Our nation is quickly becoming a multicultural cornucopia. Tapping the potential of our changing demographics requires a leadership approach that resonates with our growing diversity. In Salsa, Soul, and Spirit, Juana Bordas shows how incorporating Latino, African-American, and American Indian approaches to leadership into the mainstream has the potential to strengthen leadership and inspire today’s ethnically rich workforce.

Bordas identifies nine leadership principles common to all three cultures. Principles deeply rooted in each culture’s values and developed under the most trying conditions. Using a lively blend of personal reflections, interviews with leaders, historical background, and insightful analysis…

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Articles

Download these FREE articles – a GIFT for you from Juana!

Leadership by the Many – the Power of Latino Inclusion. Click to download »

Pass the Salsa, Please – In the nineties when Salsa passed ketch-up as America’s favorite condiment, it was hailed as a “multicultural break-through.” But the best was yet to come. Click to download »

Hispanic Fact Sheet – Interesting statistical facts about Hispanics in the United States. Click to download »

Publications

HOW SALSA, SOUL, AND SPIRIT STRENGTHENS LEADERSHIP
by Juana Bordas
See: Leader to Leader: Number 46 Fall 2007
Leader to Leader or order jbsubs@jbp.com

TEACHING LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE ORAL TRADITION: STORY TELLING & RITUAL
By Juana Bordas
Stories and rituals can enhance and enliven leadership and diversity discussions by offering a multicultural perspective and encouraging people to think in new ways. Each story has a moral or lesson which can stimulate discussions on values, ethics, and the role leadership plays in diverse cultures.
BOOKLET PRICE: $10.00 – POSTAGE AND HANDLING $3.00

CD – “The Prophesy and the Promise,” captures four leadership stories in a lively and engaging manner. Featuring the voices of actress Yolanda Ortega and Leadership Expert Juana Bordas, the CD can be used to spark discussions and to connect to the leadership traditions of ancient cultures.
CD PRICE: $15.00 – POSTAGE AND HANDLING $3.00
Buy the CD and “Teaching Leadership” booklet as a set for $20.00

A LATINA LEADERSHIP JOURNAL: REFLECTIONS AND PERSONAL LEARNING
By Juana Bordas
Especially designed to motivate young Latinas, Juana has put together a journal on leadership, culture, and personal development. The workbook encourages young Latinas to stay connected to their roots, understand their special talents and unique gifts, and shows them how making a contribution and serving others can prepare them to actively plan their future and achieve their dreams. Journaling is a pathway to a deeper understanding of self and provides insights into one’s leadership calling. While this Journal was designed to assist Latinas assess strengths, reflect on their background, and delve into the inner process of leadership, it has many useful and creative suggestions on how anyone can grow into their leadership potential. Included are specific areas tailored to women’s leadership and useful insights to the dynamic and vibrant Latino culture.
JOURNAL PRICE: $10.00 – POSTAGE AND HANDLING $3.00

PASSION AND POWER: FINDING PERSONAL PURPOSE
By Juana Bordas
Passion and Power assists people understand and refine their personal purpose. It utilizes the Native American Vision Quest as a metaphor to unfold “purpose” and connects to Robert Greenleaf’s work on Servant Leadership. Purpose has been defined as a person’s “life work” and accomplishing what in some cultures is “the job you were sent here to do!” Finding purpose is an inner search — it requires standing outside oneself, discerning the patterns that give texture and structure to one’s life, and reflecting one’s life experiences and background. This workbook assists in this process.
WORKBOOK PRICE: $10.00 – POSTAGE AND HANDLING $3.00