`To empower, be empowered' are processes that enable individuals to take on greater responsibility and authority in decision making. The individuals' potential to make decisions can be maximized within an environment that nurtures them through education, training, professional development, commitment, facilitation, resources, mutual trust and emotional support. In the educational context, `to empower, be empowered' is to provide a `self-surpassing classroom', that is, a classroom environment with `self-surpassing teachers' who engage their students in purposeful activities and direct them to be responsible for their own learning. To Empower, Be Empowered is suitable and applicable for all those who are in people management. The 14 chapters in the book are interrelated topics, written from the different perspectives of empowerment. The topics include: ' Stepping up empowerment, ' Understanding learning styles and cognitive profiling to empoprofilingeachers in effective teaching and students in active learning, ' The situational application of strategies in the art and science of motivation in a partnership relationship, ' The empowering capacity of successful mentoring and coaching, ' Reframing mindsets as an empowering tool to foster forward looking that allows new answers to old questions, ' Empowering the teacher in the `Teach less, Learn more' notion, ' Initiatives to empowerment in the ` Thinking school, Learning nation' vision.