Lessons In Leadership


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Designed to challenge and inspire anyone who is seeking a deeper understanding of management, Lessons in Leadership provides a series of reflections on the very fundamentals of leadership as a management function. In the midst of current global concerns about the quality of leadership, this book is both a practical handbook and a vital contribution to the ongoing debate about what kind of leadership we should be encouraging in today's volatile and uncertain world. Sometimes it's easy to lose sight of the basics in this dynamic sector. To help steer both current and future leaders to greatness, John Adair has distilled his vast experience into 12 key guiding concepts, including: · Leading from the front; · Integrity; · The strategic leader; · Warmth and humanity; and · Sharing dangers and hardships. Leadership and change go hand in hand – but even during times of change, the basic building blocks of leadership remain the same. Lessons in Leadership offers guidance, inspiration, reassurance and insight for anyone who is expected to lead or who wants to refresh and sharpen their current leadership practices.

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Author by John Adair
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781472956941

Lessons In Leadership


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Author by D. D. Warrick
Genre eBook Leadership
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ISBN Number 0986459739

Lessons In Leadership


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In this practical guide, Emmy Award-winning public broadcasting anchor Steve Adubato teaches readers to be self-aware, empathetic, and more effective leaders at work and at home. His powerful case studies spotlighting dozens of leaders—from Pope Francis to New Jersey governor Chris Christie—are complemented by concrete tips and tools based in real-life scenarios. With Lessons in Leadership, readers can learn to steer others through difficult economic times, to mentor rising leaders, to provide straight talk to underperforming employees, and even how to lead a company through a significant change.

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Author by Steve Adubato
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9780813580579

Smart Leadership


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"“God allows us to experience the low points of life in order to teach us lessons we could not learn in any other way. The way we learn those lessons is not to deny the feelings but to find the meanings underlying them.” -Stanley Lindquist It is rightly said that wise persons learn from the experiences of others whereas foolish persons learn by their own experiences. This book helps you become a wise person by learning from the experiences of others. It is packed with the case studies of various international leaders such as Peter Drucker, Marshall Goldsmith, Frances Hesselbein, Florence Nightingale, Barack Obama, and Steve Jobs. It inspires you to learn from their success stories and assists you to discover your blind spots. It is a “short-term course” on leadership meant for those who lead a hectic life but want to excel as smart leaders. The book will make valuable contibutions to enhance your leadership qualities and effectiveness. It is useful to leaders from various fields working at different levels including entrepreneurs, educators, and life-long learners. International Acclaim for Professor M. S. Rao’s Book! “The international leadership guru, Professor M. S. Rao, outlines the essence of leadership lessons that help you become a smart leader. I strongly recommend this book.” Vijay Govindarajan Among World’s Top 3 Management Gurus “In his book, Smart Leadership – Lessons for Leaders, international leadership guru, Professor M. S.Rao, gives us a curriculum for becoming ‘smart leaders’ – several lessons for achieving such status and excelling in this new role. Without having to enrol at your local university or college, you’ll be treated to a brilliant ‘guest lecture’ in each chapter by some of the world’s smartest leaders – Steve Jobs, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Peter Drucker, just to name a few. In his ‘six steps for success’ within the book, Professor Rao gives us the key to enter the elite world of ‘smart leaders’. He teaches us to have ‘clarity of purpose first,’ then to tackle his six steps, and ultimately, to unlock our secret potential.” Marshall Goldsmith Author of the New York Times bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There “Smart Leadership brings essential leadership lessons, not for the leaders of the past, but for the leaders of the future. Professor M. S. Rao’s book will inspire, engage and move us to share its messages widely. Moreover, it’s fun to read, to contemplate, and make it our own.” Frances Hesselbein President & CEO, The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute (Formerly, The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management) Former CEO, The Girl Scouts of the USA “Professor M. S. Rao has compiled a thought-provoking treasury of leadership wisdom in this slim book, going to the heart of principles that support enlightened management practice. Of special value is his focus on cultivating skills that produce both success and broader significance. These are ideas that can create a better world.” Dipak C. Jain Dean, INSEAD "

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Author by M.S Rao
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Robert E Lee Lessons In Leadership


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General Robert E. Lee was a complicated man and military figure. In Robert E. Lee, the 11th book in the critically acclaimed Great Generals Series, Noah Andre Trudeau follows the general's Civil War path with a special emphasis on Lee's changing set of personal values as the conflict wended through four bloody years and by exploring his famous skills as a crafty and daring tactician. Trudeau adds a fresh perspective toward understanding a major figure in American history who remains decidedly an enigma.

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Author by Noah Andre Trudeau
Genre eBook Biography & Autobiography
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ISBN Number 0230100945

Lessons In Leadership In The Field Of Educational Technology


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The idea for this edited book came about due to the increased discussion and focus on leadership within the educational technology field and particularly in the Association for Educational Communications and Technology organization. There is a diverse amount of individuals in leadership in the field that contributed their lessons learned. This book focuses on sharing the lessons learned by leaders in the field on how they became a leader and what leadership means. The primary contributions address three central questions. What is your story about how you became a leader? What lessons have you learned about being an effective leader? What advice would you give others to become a leader? In addition, this book spotlights the impact that past leaders have had on current leaders and upon the field of educational technology.

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Author by Christopher T. Miller
Genre eBook Education
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ISBN Number 9783030295011

Practical Lessons In Leadership


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Practical Lessons in Leadership offers career and start-up guidance for aspiring or new leaders, and pragmatic recommendations for leaders who want to develop strong teams and drive outstanding results. Practical Lessons is geared for leaders at all stages of the leadership lifecycle (new, early career or experienced) struggling to cope with a hypercompetitive global environment and a rapidly changing, inexperienced and highly mobile workforce. These visible and predictable macro trends require that the need to identify and develop leadership talent is at the top of every organization's strategy plan. Tomorrow's knowledge worker will face pressure to lead teams, projects and companies, but will lack the experience and guidance for management that the boomers take with them into retirement. Practical Lessons fills a critical gap in existing leadership content, by posing leadership as a conscious choice and then providing the tools and approaches necessary for professionals at all stages of the leadership lifecycle to understand their role, establish fundamental practices, integrate their actions with the organization's strategy, motivate and inspire their teams, and drive great results. In the opening portion of Practical Lessons, the aspiring professional gains a clear vision of the role and responsibilities of a leader, as well as helpful tools to assess whether this difficult role fits with their interests and skills. The remainder and majority of the book arms the new or experienced leader with practical approaches for important topics, including building credibility, starting with a new team, integrating activities with organizational strategy, identifying and developing talent, and creating a culture of innovation and operational excellence. For the early career professional, aspiring leader or experienced manager, Practical Lessons offers a wealth of insight and direction for succeeding in this most challenging of professions during a period in time when leadership talent is increasingly viewed as a strategic asset.

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Author by Art Petty
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781425122492

The Leadership Lessons Of Jesus


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This newly redesigned edition of The Leadership Lessons of Jesus is expanding to include more than seventy unique easy-length readings that explore and adapt the individual techniques that made Christ’s leadership so powerful. Going through the gospel of Mark, the authors highlight succinct examples of guidance methods that can influence your work, church, or family and change your life.

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Author by Bob Briner
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9780805445206

Lessons In Leadership


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In this companion volume to his celebrated series Covenant & Conversation, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks mines the weekly Torah portions for insights into the nature of power, authority, and leadership. Based on the understanding that no man is born a leader, the book explores the principles, and perils, of becoming one. Profound, eloquent, and deeply inspiring, Lessons in Leadership reveals the biblical secrets of influence, as relevant now as they were three thousand years ago.

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Author by Jonathan Sacks
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 1592644325

Good Leaders Learn


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How do leaders learn to lead? How do leaders set themselves up for success? This book explores the real-life experiences of a wide variety of leaders from different industries, sectors, and countries to bring to light new lessons on the importance of life-long learning. Consisting primarily of a series of probing interviews, Good Leaders Learn presents the challenges, triumphs, and reflections of 31 senior and high-profile leaders, offering insight into how they learned to lead during their careers. The book pulls important and useful perspectives into a robust theoretical framework that includes the importance of innate curiosity, challenging oneself, risk-taking, and other key elements of good leadership. With practical insights complemented by the latest leadership research and theory, this book will help current and potential leaders to build a solid foundation of the leadership qualities vital to their continuing success.

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Author by Gerard Seijts
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 9781135114657