Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence / Edition 4

Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence / Edition 4

by Charles Manz, Christopher P. Neck, Chris Neck, Charles Manz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132213443

ISBN-13: 9780132213448

Pub. Date: 07/07/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This brief, inexpensive paperback on self-management is a guide for self-help that uses solid research and proven principles. Powerful advice and tools emphasize the following idea: first learn to lead yourself, and then you will be in a solid position to effectively lead others. Mastering Self Leadership explores methods for achieving personal goals using

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This brief, inexpensive paperback on self-management is a guide for self-help that uses solid research and proven principles. Powerful advice and tools emphasize the following idea: first learn to lead yourself, and then you will be in a solid position to effectively lead others. Mastering Self Leadership explores methods for achieving personal goals using self-assessment, self-reward, self-talk, mental imagery, teamthink, and other cutting-edge concepts. An excellent resource for sales managers, department heads, team leaders, and others in leadership positions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132213448
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/07/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Chapter 1The Journey1
Leadership2
Sources of Leadership2
We All Lead Ourselves4
Self-Leadership5
Chapter 2Mapping the Route7
External Factors8
Personal Factors8
We Do Choose10
Chapter 3Rough Roads, Detours, and Roadblocks14
World-Altering Strategies18
Self-Imposed Strategies20
The Case of the Sales Rep Who Neglected to Bring in New Clients38
Chapter 4Scenic Views, Sunshine, and the Joys of Traveling41
The Natural Rewards45
What Makes Activities Naturally Rewarding?45
Tapping the Power of Natural Rewards48
Combining External and Natural Rewards59
The Case of the External Rewards That Were Just Not Enough59
Choosing How You Feel: Emotion Regulation61
Chapter 5Travel Thinking69
Our Psychological Worlds70
Is There Power in Positive Thinking?73
Chapter 6Travel Thinking Continued...82
Imagined Experience82
Opportunity or Obstacle Thinking: An Example89
The Case of the Problem Employee That Was All in Her Mind94
Chapter 7Team Self-Leadership96
Self-Leadership and Teams97
Behavioral Aspects of Team Self-Leadership97
Mental Aspects of Team Self-Leadership99
Team Self-Leadership Still Means Individual Self-Leadership100
Balancing the "Me" with the "We"102
Chapter 8Reviewing Travel Tales of Previous Journeys110
Self-Leadership Applied to Personal Problems111
Applications in Athletics112
Applications in Work/Organizational Situations113
Uniquely Autonomous Jobs114
Organizational Management Positions115
Nonmanagement Jobs123
Chapter 9The Destination128
Self-Leadership128
A Tale of Self-Leadership130
The Tale in Perspective135
Chapter 10Fitness and Self-Leadership137
What Executives Say About the Importance of Fitness138
The Impact of Fitness on Job Performance139
Exercise and Diet: The Keys to Fitness141
Self-Leadership, Fitness, and Personal Effectiveness142
Chapter 11Finding the Path to Uniqueness152
Optimism and Self-Leadership152
Happiness, Flow, and Self-Leadership154
Personality and Self-Leadership158
Emotional Intelligence and Self-Leadership161
Diversity and Self-Leadership162
Chapter 12The Journey Completed168
Personal Effectiveness169
Some Additional Thoughts171
The Tale Continued176
Epilogue182
Index184

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