“At once powerful and thoughtful, Kaplan and Manchester have created an inspirational guide to help leaders get the most out of their teams. This book will change your business – and your life!”

Marshall Goldsmith,
author of the #1 New York Times best seller, Triggers

In our book, THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY: How to Create a Team of Leaders by Shifting INward, we have leveraged our decades of experience to create a guide for finding success and fulfillment for leaders and teams. Based on our coaching work at Shift180, we offer a unique approach to transforming corporate culture so that everyone can thrive at work and in life. We explain how to:

  • Create a sense of safety
  • Encourage exploration
  • Develop an INpowered team that transcends organizational hierarchy
  • Foster communication
  • Be Authentic

We believe that THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY will help you find INpowerment, so that you and your colleagues can create a fulfilling, supportive, and open organizational culture. This sense of fulfillment creates loyalty and long-term employee commitment. We’ve included everything you need to unlock the potential of yourself and your organization.

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THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY shows you how you can fully embrace your authentic purpose to bring passion to your work and to guide others to do this, too.  This easy to read and practical guide is a must for everyone on your team.”

– Paul J. Zak, author of Trust Factor: The Science of Creating High-Performance Companies.



“Kaplan and Manchester tell leaders how to look inward as a way to build stronger, more satisfying relationships.  Immature leaders strive to create followers; vulnerable leaders know how to create a team of leaders.”

– Scott Carbonara, author of Manager’s Guide to Employee Engagement



THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY fundamentally changes how leaders think about relationships in their business.  It’s a smart innovative shift in thinking and approach that can transform the culture of your team and organization.”

– David Landsberg, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Florida