The challenge of leading leaders arises in a multiplicity of situations and contexts in modern life, but it is particularly present in managing high-talent organizations which have high concentrations of persons whose level of education, skill, wealth, and influence are substantially above the average of the general population.
"In this article, which draws on ideas I explore in greater length in my book Leading Leaders: How to Manage Smart, Talented, Rich, and Powerful People,I will show you how to increase your ability to leverage three key aspects of negotiation—interests, voice, and vision—so as to improve your power and persuasiveness as a leader." Harvard Business Review
"In his new book, Leading Leaders, Salacuse maintains that "smart, talented, nch, and pow-erful people" will yield to your leadership only when they are convinced that doing so is in their interest." Star News
If you are a supervisor or a team leader, you know how difficult it is to run a unit or a team. You’ve the one job where everyone seems to give you a hard time; management demands improved performance, employees want you to solve their problems, other units need you to
When we write or speak a message, our egocentrism (interest in personal needs and wants) can cause us to believe that what we intend to convey is what others will interpret. Unfortunately, interpretation and intent don’t always match up. The gap between message sent and message received often determines fear, confidence,
After an astonishing career-first in Scotland, and then over 27 years with Manchester United Football Club- Sir Alex Ferguson delivers Leading, in which the greatest soccer coach of all time will analyze the pivotal leadership decisions of his 38 years as a manager and, with his friend and collaborator Sir Michael
Social capital consists of the stock of active connections among people: the trust, mutual understanding, and shared values and behaviors that bind the members of human networks and communities and make cooperative action possible. It makes an organization, or any cooperative group, more than a collection of individuals’ intent on achieving
Your goal in a strategic conversation is not to gain agreement form persons you lead, but to gain their genuine commitment to act for the benefit of the organization.
It is naive to assume that persons in the organization will be committed to its goals for the sake of loyalty.
Leading leaders is above all interests-based leadership. Your job as a leader is to convince leaders that their interests lie with you.
Trust in the leader is a necessary element of leadership in whom they have trust than one they do not trust.
Leaders in various organizations, professions, and walks of life, are often referred to as "elites."
Leadership also suggests the action of showing the way, of moving a group of people willing toward an objective.