Topic 1: Knowing your own Strengths

http://work.chron.com/understanding-yourself-important-career-development-26398.html

https://www.forbes.com/forbes/welcome/?toURL=https://www.forbes.com/sites/elenabajic/2015/09/28/how-the-mbti-can-help-you-build-a-stronger-company/&refURL=https://www.google.com/&referrer=https://www.google.com/

http://www.leadershipvisionconsulting.com/benefits-of-using-strengthsfinder/

http://www.leadershipvisionconsulting.com/why-strengthsfinder/

https://www.discprofile.com/what-is-disc/benefits-of-disc/

http://www.wright.edu/~scott.williams/skills/selfawareness.htm

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/counsellor-articles/the-benefits-of-self-awareness

https://www.vitae.ac.uk/researcher-careers/career-management-for-researchers/understanding-yourself

 

Topic 2: Teamwork

https://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/10-reasons-to-focus-your-workforce-on-value-of-teamwork/

http://the-happy-manager.com/articles/why-is-teamwork-important/

http://smallbusiness.chron.com/importance-teamwork-work-11196.html

https://www.forbes.com/sites/quora/2013/01/23/why-and-where-is-teamwork-important/#4cc25718287a

 

Topic 3 and 4: 1 on 1’s

https://www.inc.com/john-rampton/10-reasons-why-a-mentor-is-a-must.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ivo-lukas/the-importance-of-mentorship_b_3179215.html

http://www.unl.edu/mentoring/why-mentoring-important

https://www.icre.pitt.edu/mentoring/overview.html

https://www.educause.edu/research-and-publications/books/cultivating-careers-professional-development-campus-it/chapter-5-importance-mentors

 

Topic 5: Practical Leadership

http://www.managementstudyguide.com/importance_of_leadership.htm

https://www.ccl.org/open-enrollment-programs/maximizing-your-leadership_potential/

http://leadershiptrainingtutorials.com/index.php?q=Why_is_Leadership_so_Important#.WWUZA4jyuUk

http://switchandshift.com/5-reasons-why-great-leadership-matters

https://predictivepeopleanalytics.com/9-reasons-why-leadership-is-so-important-part-2/

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/02683940610663114

http://sites.umuc.edu/nli/upload/maximizing-your-leadership-potential.pdf

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/leadership_is_a_life_skill

 

Topic 6 & 7: How to help people / depression / trauma / hard life situations

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/depression.aspx

http://www.apa.org/topics/depression/

http://www.apa.org/pi/families/resources/children-trauma-update.aspx

http://www.apa.org/topics/trauma/

http://apd.myflorida.com/zero-tolerance/common-signs/

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/abuse/domestic-violence-and-abuse.htm

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dcf/child-abuse-neglect/warning-signs.html

https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Protection/Child_Safety/recognize_abuse.asp

https://www.adaa.org/tips-manage-anxiety-and-stress

https://www.realsimple.com/health/mind-mood/emotional-health/ten-ways-to-cope-with-anxiety

 

Topic 8: Encouragement

https://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-encouragement.html

https://successstory.com/inspiration/why-encouragement-is-so-important

http://jamesprescott.co.uk/blog/be-encouraging/

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0005920

https://www.fastcompany.com/3025080/why-positive-encouragement-works-better-than-criticism