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Actualized Leader Profile (ALP)

This is a 57-item self assessment that measures your dominant motive need and corresponding style of leadership. Based on the seminal works of Abraham Maslow and David McClelland, the ALP measures the degree of self-actualization that is demonstrated in your current style of leadership. A customized, full color and confidential report identifies the strengths and limitations in your current leadership approach.

A separate section provides an overview of your score as it relates to the 9 attributes of actualized leadership, including suggested tips and proven strategies for your own professional development and improvement. The ALP is a trademarked and copyright protected.


(© 2011 William L. Sparks) and may only be administered and interpreted by qualified facilitators of Sparks & Associates, LLC.
Cathia Friou is an Affiliate of William L. Sparks & Associates, LLC and a Certified Administrator of the Actualized Leader Profile (ALP) and the Group Culture Profile (GCP).


“Cathia’s coaching has been invaluable. She has helped me reflect on who I am as a leader and what is most important to me and the company. The self-awareness I have gained has sustained me as a leader dealing with major change, and her encouragement for me to stay true to myself has given me a renewed sense of enthusiasm.”

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“Cathia’s coaching has been a vital part of my executive career. She is engaging and personal, and she challenges me both as a leader and a person. Cathia has coached me through major life and work challenges causing me to grow in areas that could have remained unchanged. Her coaching sessions feel like an espresso shot of courage and strength.”