This is a classic book that delves into the nifty gritty that is involved in leadership. Being a book that is an update of its previous editions, it is a modern approach that includes the modern leadership methods and the attributes that a leader requires to be successful in the 21st century. The book is a sure classic for it is majorly a collection of interviews of some of the most successful executives in the modern American history. It also includes experiences that they faced and lessons learned which make it more influential in shaping any reader into a leader.
“A long time ago, I was forced into a leadership position on a project that I felt completely unprepared for. A very kind friend in a high place mailed me a copy of this book – Warren Bennis’s On Becoming a Leader – and encouraged me to give it a read. The ideas in this book helped me to step up and actually make the most of the situation as it was handed to me and, since then, I’ve recommended it to several others “ – The Simple Dollar
“Bennis has probably done as much as anyone to shatter the myth of leaders as heroes, born not made. We live in a democracy of leadership now, in which everyone can lead in some way. As more people understand what leadership means and are taught to achieve their potential, it might be expected that competition will increase to ridiculous levels. But whereas competition is the result of everyone striving to win at the same thing, personal visions are unique. To become a leader is to claim the power and assurance that comes from being a one-off..” – Butler Bowdon
The key to being an effective manager is leadership. Woody Allen says that success in life is “… 20% timing and 80% just showing up.” People usually “show up” in leadership situations. But leadership success is much more than just showing up. It is the application of tested concepts and the
Perfect for individuals and corporations alike, The Leader in Me shows how easy it is to incorporate these skills into daily life. It is a timely answer to many of the challenges facing today’s young people, businesses, parents, and educators—one that is perfectly matched to the growing demands of our certain future.
First-time Leader provides basic frameworks, processes, and tools to help first-time leaders and their teams deliver better results faster. Leading is about inspiring and enabling others to do their absolute best, together, to realize a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose. Authors George Bradt, Managing Director of PrimeGenesis, and Gillian Davis, Managing
Businesses everywhere face this kind of problem: success isn’t possible without changing the day-to-day behavior of people throughout the company. But changing behavior is hard, even for individuals, and even when new habits can mean the difference between life and death. So what about changing the way a whole organization behaves?
Everyone has blind spots. The purpose of Hacking Leadership is to equip leaders at every level with an actionable framework to identify blind spots and close leadership gaps. The bulk of the book is based on actionable, topical leadership and management hacks to bridge eleven gaps every business needs to cross
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