Why do perfectly good companies have to die? They don’t. Companies can avoid or overcome almost any business challenge with the right talent. It’s when organizations don’t regenerate their talent—and with it their supply of new ideas, approaches, and solutions—that they flounder. The wisdom of talent spawner—whom we call superbosses—isn’t merely useful for the rest of us in business—it’s life or death. The primary path to winning is via great talent fully immersed in creating value.
"Even if you don’t want to become a superboss, this book will stimulate your thinking and give you some good ideas. I promise."— The Booth Company
"The book is full of ideas on how the Superbosses nurture talent the way a master craftsman develops a newbie."— The Times of India
"This book is the first to offer a systematic, empirically based study of what really motivates, inspires, and enables others to achieve their full, potential. It teaches professionals how to be better bosses so that they can unleash unprecedented creativity, engagement, and accomplishment in their teams, generating and regenerating the world’s best talent."— Bob Morris
"The book comes to our aid by distilling the habits of superbosses."— Tech in Asia
Leaders Eat Last attempts to help us understand why we do what we do. Almost all of the systems in our bodies have evolved to help us find food, stay alive and advance the species. However, for a lot of the world, and certainly throughout the developed world, finding food and
Leadership is easy to intellectualize, but elusive to actualize. Leadership is part strategy, but mostly judgment. Always it is about grace, confidence, and touch. There are no half measures when it comes to leading others. You must be fully engaged and fully committed, but you must never personalize what is happening
Radical Candor is a simple idea: to be a good boss, you have to Care Personally at the same time that you Challenge Directly. When you challenge without caring it’s obnoxious aggression; when you care without challenging it’s ruinous empathy. When you do neither it’s manipulative insincerity. This simple framework can help
If you’ve been paying attention to the movers and shakers in your industry, you may have noticed that a surprising number of them, at some point, have all worked for the same person.
In effect, superbosses have mastered something most bosses miss—a path to extraordinary success founded on making other people successful.
Superbosses all possess extreme confidence, even fearlessness, when it comes to furthering their agendas and ideas.
All superbosses enjoy an imaginative nature. Superbosses are visionaries. They think intensely about what could be and are fired up to turn their dreams into reality.
Superbosses are not looking for employees who think the same way they do. They are looking for employees who, like them, can tackle problems originally and differently.