The Top Performers Guide to Leadership: Essential Skills That Put You on Top

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Great Leadership Makes an Impact

Business needs great leaders. Of all the skills a top performer can master, this may be the most important.

The Top Performer's Guide to Leadership is your essential leadership handbook, giving you the tools and techniques you need to ...

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Overview

Great Leadership Makes an Impact

Business needs great leaders. Of all the skills a top performer can master, this may be the most important.

The Top Performer's Guide to Leadership is your essential leadership handbook, giving you the tools and techniques you need to become an authentic, influential leader and come out on top. Discover:

--How to inspire and get results
--Why integrity is essential to leadership
--Tools for developing a clear and powerful vision
--What qualities people look for in leaders
--How to transform conflict into growth
--Tips for mentoring and empowering others

Top performers know that leadership is key to success. You are just a short read away from mastering this essential skill.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402209642
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Series: Top Performers Series
  • Pages: 98
  • Sales rank: 1,212,511
  • Product dimensions: 5.05 (w) x 7.17 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Judith Orloff
For the past 25 years, Judith Orloff has been helping people transform their lives through self-awareness and education. Among her most significant accomplishments is the founding of the Burlington College in Vermont, where she also created a B.A. program in Transpersonal Psychology. In addition, Orloff is the founder of Educational Discoveries, Inc.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
- Awareness, Beliefs, and Values
- Integrity and Responsibility
- Listening and Communicating
- Intention, Motivation, and Influence
- Thriving in Paradox
- Conflict: Your Ally and Coach
- Empowerment and Synergy: Giving Away Power Builds More

Chapter 1: Self-awareness
- Taking Back Your Power
- Projection
- Judgments
- Interpretation
- Need for Approval
- Beliefs
- Beliefs Come from Somewhere

Chapter 2: Responsibility and Integrity
- Integrity and Responsibility in Business

Chapter 3: Vision
- A Vision is a Picture of Your Purpose Brought to Life
- Finding Your Vision

Chapter 4: Listening and Communicating
- What is Communication?
- Content and Context
- Tools for Communication
- Communication Gap Analysis for Yourself and Your Organization

Chapter 5: Conflict and Change
- Conflict
- Change
- A Model for Change
- Thriving in Paradox

Chapter 6: Intention, Motivation, and Influence
- A Process for Influencing and Negotiating
- Growing Employees: Making the Difference

Afterword

Judith Orloff is a coach, master facilitator, trainer of trainers, and strategic program designer and senior executive with 30 years of experience in the areas of helping people learn through coaching, leadership development, brain research, emotional literacy, personal and professional development and change leadership. Her expertise is with strategic learning, culture and personal change, and connecting organizational learning with business results. Judith is also President and CEO of Orloff-Doubleday Consulting, and Real Impact learning, companies based in Boulder, Colorado focusing on helping people and organizations create meaning in their everyday life. Since leaving Provant in August of 2002, she has been working with projects and people that continue to support her goals. These include creating a learning and business architecture for a retail training and development organization, rewriting her book, Choices, Your Happiness in Your Own Hands, helping companies grow, creating products for different industries, and coaching selected professionals and executives who want to make a difference. She lives in Boulder with her family.

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