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Quiet leadership : help people think better - don't tell them what to do

Author: David Rock
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. "If people are being paid to think," he writes, "isn't it time  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Rock
ISBN: 9780060835910 0060835915
OCLC Number: 184844079
Notes: "Six steps to transforming performance at work."
Description: xxiii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why Should Leaders Care About Improving Thinking? ----
Part I. Recent Discoveries About the Brain That Change Everything. 1. The Brain Is a Connection Machine ---
2. Up Close, No Two Brains Are Alike ---
3. The Brain Hardwires Everything It Can ---
4. Our Hard Wiring Drives Automatic Perception ---
5. It's Practically Impossible to Deconstruct Our Wiring ---
6. It's Easy to Create New Wiring ---
7. Summarizing the Recent Discoveries About the Brain ----
Part II. The Six Steps to Transforming Performance. About the Six Steps. 1. Think About Thinking ---
2. Listen for Potential ---
3. Speak with Intent ---
4. Dance Toward Insight ---
5. Create New Thinking ---
6. Follow up ----
Part III. Putting the Six Steps to Use. 1. Using the Six Steps to Help Someone Solve a Problem ---
2. Using the Six Steps to Help Someone Make a Decision ---
3. Using the Six Steps to Give Feedback ---
4. Using the Six Steps with Teams ---
5. Using the Six Steps with Children ---
6. Applying the Six Steps to a Whole Organization ---
7. In Conclusion.
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Quiet leaders are masters at bringing out the best performance in others. They improve the thinking of people around them - improving the way their brains process information - without telling anyone  Read more...

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