How to Lead: 3rd Edition

Overview

Based on original research into some of the world’s best organisations, How to Lead cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what it really takes to motivate, inspire and deliver results.

This unique and brilliant combination of authoritative guidance and stimulating and entertaining advice willhelp you resolve some of the common challenges that every leader will face.

Includes free access to checklists on ...

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Overview

Based on original research into some of the world’s best organisations, How to Lead cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what it really takes to motivate, inspire and deliver results.

This unique and brilliant combination of authoritative guidance and stimulating and entertaining advice willhelp you resolve some of the common challenges that every leader will face.

Includes free access to checklists on handy leadership topics such as driving performance, managing time, setting and controlling budgets, dealing with crises and delegating.

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Editorial Reviews

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"With new sections on hiring and firing, dealing with the awkward squad and coachong for success, this third edition is your ultimate guide on how to lead and succeed."

Start your Business

01 July 2011

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780273759614
  • Publisher: FT Press
  • Publication date: 10/5/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

JO OWEN is a leading authority on leadership and business skills. He is one of the founders of Teach First, now a top ten graduate recruiter in the UK, and of three other charities in education and re-offending. He has built a business in Japan, was a partner at Accenture and has worked with over 100 of the world’s best (and a few of the worst) organisations. He has worked across Asia, Europe and North America in most industries. A top corporate coach and speaker on leadership, tribes, global teams and influence, his other books include How to Lead, How to Manage, How to Influence, How to Sell and Tribal Business School .

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

About the third edition

Leadership skills index

Introduction

Part 1 The foundations of leadership

1 Focusing on people

2 Being positive

3 Being professional

Part 2 The practice of leadership

4 Leading from the middle

5 Focusing on people

6 Being positive

7 Being professional

Part 3 Mastering leadership

8 Leading from the top

9 Focusing on people

10 Being positive

11 Being professional

Part 4 The leadership journey

12 The leadership journey

Index

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