Leader to Leader: Enduring Insights on Leadership / Edition 1

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Leader to Leader 2 brings together the best and most popular articles from the award-winning journal Leader to Leader by some of the best-selling authors and thought leaders of our day. With thirty-five new chapters not included in the previous volume, this book is designed as a resource for leaders at all levels. Each of the book's five parts opens with guidance and ideas on how to enact the concepts discussed, practical action steps, thought-provoking questions, and handy tools. The Parts include: Understanding Leadership, Improving Your Personal Effectiveness, Developing People and Teams, Leading High- Performance Organizations, Leading Strategically in a World That Demands Innovation Authors Include: David Allen, Ram Charan, Clayton Christensen, Stephen Covey, Marshall Goldsmith, Bill George, Andy Grove, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Beverly Kaye, Jim Kouzes & Barry Posner, Patrick Lencioni, Peter Senge, Margaret Wheatley...and more!

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Meet the Author

Frances Hesselbein is the former founding president and currentchairman of the Board of Governors of the Leader to LeaderInstitute and editor in chief of its journal Leader to Leader. Sheis a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the UnitedStates' highest civilian honor, and has been awarded doctoratesfrom twenty college universities.

Alan Shrader is managing editor of Leader to Leader. He has morethan twenty-five years of experience in publishing as an editor,writer, and director of marketing.

Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation forNonprofit Management, the Leader to Leader Institute furthers itsmission—to strengthen the leadership of the socialsector—by providing social sector leaders with essentialleadership wisdom, inspiration, and resources to lead forinnovation and to build vibrant social sector organizations.

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Table of Contents

The Editors.



1 Leadership Is an Enabling Art (Stephen R.Covey).

2 Building the Bridge as You Walk on It (Robert E.Quinn).

3 The Price and Prize of Leadership (Rob Goffee andGareth Jones).

4 The Source of Leadership (Peter M. Senge).


5 The Transformation from “I” to“We” (Bill George and Andrew McLean).

6 Leadership T’ai Chi: A Beginner’s Guide(Robert A. Goldberg).

7 Challenge Is the Opportunity for Greatness (James M.Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).

8 Maintaining Your Focus (Sam T. Manoogian).

9 Stand Up for Your Values (Bowen H.“Buzz” McCoy).

10 Adjusting Your Leadership Volume (Bob Kaplan andRob Kaiser).

11 Mastering Peter Drucker’s The EffectiveExecutive(Joseph A. Maciariello).

12 The Influential Leader (Jack Stahl).

13 Ten Questions to Stellar Communication (DiannaBooher).

14 The Leader’s Role in Managing Conflict(Howard M. Guttman).

15 Using Dialogue to Deal with Confl icts (GeorgeKohlrieser).


16 The Leader’s Role in Growing New Leaders(Beverly Kaye).

17 Helping People Achieve Their Goals (MarshallGoldsmith and Kelly Goldsmith).

18 Energizing Others (Dean Spitzer).

19 The Trouble with Teamwork (Patrick M.Lencioni).

20 Leading Resonant Teams (Daniel Goleman).

21 Communication Strategies for Leading Teams (IchakAdizes).

22 Making Diversity Pay Off (R. Roosevelt ThomasJr.).


23 Doing Performance Planning Right (Douglas K.Smith).

24 Aligning Boards and Management on Strategy (RamCharan).

25 Making It Up and Making It Happen (DavidAllen).

26 Leading Transition: A New Model for Change (WilliamBridges and Susan Mitchell).

27 The Enduring Skills of Change Leaders (RosabethMoss Kanter).

28 The Key to Cultural Transformation (FrancesHesselbein).

29 Culture as Competitive Advantage (Paul Meehan, OritGadiesh, and Shintaro Hori)

30 The Culture Starts with You (Ray Davis).


31 The Challenge of Strategic Innovation (ConstantinosMarkides).

32 Responding to Strategic Infl ection Points (AndrewS. Grove).

33 Assessing Your Organization’s InnovationCapabilities (Clayton M. Christensen).

34 Innovation Means Relying on Everyone’sCreativity(Margaret J. Wheatley).


35 When the Roll Is Called Ten Years from Now(FrancesHesselbein).


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