The The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success

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A Nicholas Brealey Publishing bestseller! After the thrill of promotion to an executive position comes the sobering reality of just how difficult it is to succeed at this level and how hard it can be to find help. The Next Level draws on twenty years of experience as an executive coach to identify why new executives fail and offers practical advice for achieving success.

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A Nicholas Brealey Publishing bestseller! After the thrill of promotion to an executive position comes the sobering reality of just how difficult it is to succeed at this level and how hard it can be to find help. The Next Level draws on twenty years of experience as an executive coach to identify why new executives fail and offers practical advice for achieving success.

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Editorial Reviews

Keith Ferrazzi
There are a lot of books out there on leadership but what sets this one apart is the approach. Scott Eblin isn't just talking fluff, he's sharing real-world advice from his experience and the experience of those who've been there in order to help you learn from their combined wisdom. Don't pass it by. The Next Level is a vital resource for you and your team.
Marshall Goldsmith
Marshall Goldsmith, world-renowned executive coach and author of the New York Times bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There
Kerry Bessey
Scott Eblin's book crystallizes the crucial challenges and opportunities leaders face as they advance in an organization. More importantly, Scott provides an outstanding roadmap for navigating specifically what rising leaders need to add to their repertoire, and what they need to let go of as they progress. Scott uses his extensive coaching experience and the experience of successful leaders to show clearly what it takes to get to The Next Level.
Donna Morea
The principles, values, and advice presented in The Next Level have been totally integrated into our company's approach to leadership development. The book is full of practical, simple, and immediately applicable concepts, tools, and frameworks that address the real-world opportunities and challenges facing our executive leaders.
Beverly Kaye
Scott Eblin delivers clear, precise, and practical advice to senior leaders across industries who want to be on top of their game. His deep experience and long time coaching practice enable insights that will resonate and recommendations that can be put into practice immediately!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857885552
  • Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 172,304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction xi

1 Advancing Through Uncharted Terrain 1

Part 1 The Foundations of Personal Presence 13

2 Pick Up Confidence in Your Presence 15

Let Go of Doubt in How You Contribute

3 Pick Up Regular Renewal of Your Energy and Perspective 35

Let Go of Running Flat Out Until You Crash

4 Pick Up Custom-Fit Communications 53

Let Go of One-Size-Fits-All Communications

Part 2 The Foundations of Team Presence 79

5 Pick Up Team Reliance 81

Let Go of Self-Reliance

6 Pick Up Defining What to Do 97

Let Go of Telling How to Do It

7 Pick Up Accountability for Many Results 113

Let Go of Responsibility for a Few Results

Part 3 The Foundations of Organizational Presence 131

8 Pick Up Looking Left, Right, and Diagonally as You Lead 133

Let Go of Looking Primarily Up and Down as You Lead

9 Pick Up an Outside-In View of the Entire Organization 157

Let Go of an Inside-Out View of Your Function

10 Pick Up a Big-Footprint View of Your Role 171

Let Go of a Small-Footprint View of Your Role

Afterword: Living at the Next Level 191

Appendix A Create Your Executive Success Plan?(ESP?) 195

Appendix B Situation Solutions Guide 199

Acknowledgments for the First Edition 217

About the Author 220

Books Referenced 221

Index 223

Next Level Services from the Eblin Group 234

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  • Posted March 30, 2011

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    Strategies for the Executive Suite

    Scott Eblin's book offers valuable advice to the newly arrived member of the management team about how to navigate in unfamiliar, executive territory. He argues that your success will depend on how you operate at your peak level, and how you reach and maintain that optimal state, rather than on the actual nuts and bolts of getting projects done. He provides transcriptions of coaching sessions with executives in transition and each chapter ends with "ten tips" - a useful summary of the ideas and behavior you'll have to learn to succeed in your new role. getAbstract recommends this manual to managers who want to move up in the ranks, and to executives new and old - for whom its tips will still be useful.

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