The Anywhere Leader: How to Lead and Succeed in Any Business Environment

The Anywhere Leader: How to Lead and Succeed in Any Business Environment

by Mike Thompson

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Overview

The Anywhere Leader: How to Lead and Succeed in Any Business Environment by Mike Thompson

The go-to resource for business leaders who must succeed nomatter what the circumstances

The world is rapidly changing and unpredictable, necessitatingleaders who adjust quickly to changing priorities and unfamiliarterrain. This book offers a blueprint for developing leaders whocan handle surprising challenges, from mergers to globalrelocation, and who thrive in turbulent times by being open to newconcepts, passionate about progress, and resourceful with the toolsavailable.

  • Features three key traits of adaptable leaders: Driven byprogress, Sensationally curious, Vastly resourceful
  • Reveals how to work across corporate cultures and leveragerelationships to overcome challenges
  • Shows how to bypass the traditional leadership role and takenecessary risks to move forward

Written for the business leader who can land in any environment,under any set of conditions, and find a way to fit in andsucceed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118002346
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/06/2011
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

MIKE THOMPSON is founder and CEO of SVI, a leading organizational development company whose clients include Wal-Mart, Mercy Health, Sam's Club, Dillard's, and Tyson. He helps these complex global organizations develop and engage their entire workforce with training programs and events, assessments, and talent development systems. He also helps companies and communities navigate successfully through disruption. Previously he was founder and president of ThompsonMurray, the leader in in-store marketing. He is a regular contributor to industry trade publications.

Table of Contents

PART ONE INTRODUCTION TO THE ANYWHERE LEADER 1

1 The Anywhere Leader 3

2 The Anywhere Leader Advantage 19

PART TWO DRIVEN FOR PROGRESS 39

3 Motive Differentiates the Anywhere Leader’s Drive 41

4 Become Discerning 55

5 Become Daring 69

6 Become Determined 77

PART THREE SENSATIONALLY CURIOUS 89

7 There Is More Joy in Knowledge for the Anywhere Leader 91

8 Become Reflective 103

9 Become Receptive 113

10 Become Perceptive 123

PART FOUR VASTLY RESOURCEFUL 137

11 Doing a Lot with a Little Helps the Anywhere Leader Succeed 139

12 Become Imaginative 157

13 Become Inclusive 165

14 Become Inventive 177

PART FIVE APPLICATION FOR THE ANYWHERE LEADER 185

15 The Mechanics of the Anywhere Leader Model 187

16 A Job for an Anywhere Leader? 201

17 Restructure Your Life for Transportability 217

Acknowledgments 231

About the Author 233

Index 235

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