Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Ourself for Personal Excellence / Edition 5

Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Ourself for Personal Excellence / Edition 5

by Charles P Manz, Chris C Neck
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136066453

ISBN-13: 9780136066453

Pub. Date: 02/26/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

KEY BENEFIT: The unique approach of this book teaches students to lead others by first learning to lead themselves! Mastering Self-Leadership is a comprehensive self-help guide that is thoroughly grounded in sound principles and research. Powerful advice and tools emphasize that proper self-leadership is a precursor for the effective leadership others.

Overview

KEY BENEFIT: The unique approach of this book teaches students to lead others by first learning to lead themselves! Mastering Self-Leadership is a comprehensive self-help guide that is thoroughly grounded in sound principles and research. Powerful advice and tools emphasize that proper self-leadership is a precursor for the effective leadership others. Mastering Self-Leadership explores methods for achieving personal goals using self-assessment, self-reward, self-talk, mental imagery, team-think, and other cutting-edge concepts. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect the latest research. It retains the previous, unique focus and adds new information on emotions.
KEY TOPICS: Explores methods for achieving personal goals using self-assessment, self-reward, self-talk, mental imagery, team-think, and other cutting-edge concepts. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect the latest research. It retains the previous, unique focus and adds new information on emotions.

A unique self-help book that teaches managers how to lead others by first teaching them how to lead themselves. Grounded in sound principles and research, this book leads students through a series of techniques to help them achieve their personal goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136066453
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/26/2009
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Student Reviews v

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

About the Authors xv

Chapter 1 The Journey 1

Leadership 1

Sources of Leadership 2

We All Lead Ourselves 2

Self-Leadership 4

Chapter 2 Mapping the Route 6

External Factors 7

Personal Factors 7

We Do Choose 8

Chapter 3 Rough Roads, Detours, and Roadblocks 12

World-Altering Strategies 15

Self-Imposed Strategies 17

The Case of the Sales Rep Who Neglected to Bring in New Clients 33

Chapter 4 Scenic Views, Sunshine, and the Joys of Traveling 35

The Natural Rewards 38

What Makes Activities Naturally Rewarding? 38

Tapping the Power of Natural Rewards 41

Combining External and Natural Rewards 50

The Case of the External Rewards That Were Just Not Enough 51

Choosing How You Feel: Emotion Regulation 52

Chapter 5 Travel Thinking 58

Our Psychological Worlds 59

Is There Power in Positive Thinking? 61

Chapter 6 Travel Thinking Continued 68

Imagined Experience 68

Opportunity or Obstacle Thinking: An Example 74

The Case of the Problem Employee That Was All in Her Mind 78

Chapter 7 Team Self-Leadership 81

Self-Leadership and Teams 82

Behavioral Aspects of Team Self-Leadership 82

Mental Aspects of Team Self-Leadership 83

Team Self-Leadership Still Means Individual Self-Leadership 84

Balancing the "Me" with the "We" 87

Chapter 8 Reviewing Travel Tales of Previous Journeys 94

Self-Leadership Applied to Personal Problems 94

Applications in Athletics 95

Applications in Work/Organizational Situations 96

Uniquely Autonomous Jobs 97

Organizational Management Positions 99

Nonmanagement Jobs 105

Chapter 9 The Destination 110

Self-Leadership 110

A Tale ofSelf-Leadership 112

The Tale in Perspective 115

Chapter 10 Fitness and Self-Leadership 117

What Executives Say About the Importance of Fitness 117

The Impact of Fitness on Job Performance 118

Exercise and Diet: The Keys to Fitness 120

Self-Leadership, Fitness, and Personal Effectiveness 121

Chapter 11 Finding the Path to Uniqueness 130

Optimism and Self-Leadership 130

Happiness, Flow, and Self-Leadership 132

Personality and Self-Leadership 134

Emotional Intelligence and Self-Leadership 137

Diversity and Self-Leadership 138

Chapter 12 The Journey Completed 144

Personal Effectiveness 145

Some Additional Thoughts 146

The Tale Continued 150

Epilogue 154

Index 156

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