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Leading the way : the seven skills to engage, inspire and motivate

Author: Andrew Leigh; Michael Maynard
Publisher: Harlow, England : Pearson, 2012.
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Top down leadership techniques are outdated. Today's organisations are horizontally networked and constantly changing. They need leaders who can adapt, accept risk, collaborate and be transparent.     This book distils 40 years of experience into 7 accessible skills that leaders need to thrive in business today. The 7 I's of Leadership: Individuality, Insight, Initiate, Involve, Inspire, Improvise,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leigh, Andrew.
Leading the way.
Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson, 2012
(DLC) 2012406956
(OCoLC)798407677
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Leigh; Michael Maynard
ISBN: 9780273780359 0273780352
OCLC Number: 863221733
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Leading the Way; Contents; About the authors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Leading in the twenty-first century; Major trends; Living with uncertainty; Leadership is relational; Leadership starts here!; Individuality; The genius syndrome; What price charisma?; The source of individuality; Being yourself; Personal experience; Personal style; Personal values; Integrity; Integrity barometer; Taking a stand; Networking; Summary and ideas for action; Insight; Self-awareness; Personal enquiry; Internal cast; Understanding other people; Seeing whatâ#x80;#x99;s going on; Fighting the filters CuriosityForesight; Insight is seeing, not magic; Summary and ideas for action; Initiate; Accept responsibility; Volunteer; Participate; Be accountable; Take centre stage; Research; Take risks; Step out of your comfort zone; Be assertive; Handle reverses; Instigate direct action; Follow through; Summary and ideas for action; Involve; Participation and enrolment; Why engage?; How to engage people; Being valued; Being involved; Being developed; Being inspired; Meetings; Empowerment; Coaching; Giving people a voice; Summary and ideas for action; Inspire; How to inspire; The why? Spot successWell-being; Summary and ideas for action; Lead the way â#x80;#x93; now!; Overview; Are you leading the way?; Recommended reading
Other Titles: Seven skills to engage, inspire and motivate
Responsibility: Andrew Leigh and Michael Maynard.

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Top down leadership techniques are outdated. Today's organisations are horizontally networked and constantly changing. They need leaders who can adapt, accept risk, collaborate and be transparent.     This book distils 40 years of experience into 7 accessible skills that leaders need to thrive in business today. The 7 I's of Leadership: Individuality, Insight, Initiate, Involve, Inspire, Improvise, Implement.Containing case studies, examples, questions and checklists, this book will enable you to understand the importance of these skills and will show you how to learn and implement them.

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