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You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere, Can Make a Positive Difference

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  • Posted February 6, 2010

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    Anyone can be a leader!

    This is one of the best leadership books I have found. I have bought multiple copies of this book for the leaders in my company. We are even creating a book club to discuss.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2007

    Power with People

    This is not a management book. Do not read this book if you want to learn to manage. Read this book and read it again if you want to learn how to lead. The heart of this book in my view is Sanborn's contention that leadership is not power over people but power with people. Managers too often default to the 'because I'm the boss of you' rationale when dictating the actions they want their employees to take. That's power over people. Leaders, on the other hand, create a vision that inspires, rather than dictates, action. That's power with people. What I got from this short but powerful book is yes, learn to manage, that will make you competent but learn to lead, that will make you great.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2007

    Exceptional - A must read!

    I picked up the book today and read it in less than an hour. The book is wonderful and insightful. This books is truly inspirational and uplifting and for anyone thinking of running a corporation or just looking for a job, read this book, because you should be and want to become a leader in whatever career choice you choose or whatever talents you volunteer. By become LIONs and becoming the BEST version of ourselves, we move ourselves and those around us to do GREAT things.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2006

    Authentic Leadership is Born Out of Character

    Mark Sanborn has delivered a simple, transforming message that is applicable to all facets of life regardless of age, rank, title, or position. The principles of self-mastery, focus, power with people, persuasive communication, execution, and giving are not strategies to be selfishly employed but character traits that come from within. These principles are similar to things you would teach your kids. Sanborn tell us that true leadership is ¿an invitation to greatness that we extend to others.¿ He later shares that giving, service, and humility are the marks of genuine leadership. This book is not for those looking for a slick new way to win friends and influence others. Instead, Mark Sanborn paints a succinct picture of a leader who understands that life is not all about themselves and that authentic leadership is born out of character. Thank you, Mark, for another great work. This is a quick read, worthwhile read about the character traits behind true leadership.

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