How are women transforming the practice of leadership in the21st century? Enlightened Power is afirst-of-a-kind book that answers this questionand foreverchanges the traditional notions involving women inleadership. The book features the accumulated wisdom of 40influential men and women who represent the most compelling voicesin the field, including:
- Dynamic business leaders such as Eileen Fisher (founder,Eileen Fisher, Inc.), Barbara Corcoran (founder and chairman, TheCorcoran Group), and Pat Mitchell (president and CEO, PBS)
- Trailblazing women from other arenas such as politics(Ambassador Swanee Hunt), the military (Rear Admiral Deborah A.Loewer, USN), and sports (U.S. Olympian Marilyn King)
- Renowned thought leaders such as Riane Eisler, RayonaSharpnack, Sally Helgesen, Peggy Klaus, Bruce Patton, Nancy J.Adler, and Gail Evans
- Leading-edge academics, activists, executives, entrepreneurs,and practitioners
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About the Author
Linda Coughlin is chief administrative officer of CendantCorporation in New York, New York, with more than 27 years ofexperience in corporate America.
Ellen Wingard is an executive coach on the faculty of theInstitute for Women's Leadership in Redwood City, California.
Keith Hollihan is a writer who coauthored thebest-selling Everybody Wins: The Story and Lessons BehindRE/MAX from John Wiley & Sons.
Table of Contents
Foreword: Women Leading in the Twenty-First Century (DavidGergen).
Introduction: The Time Is Now: A Leader's Personal Journey(Linda Coughlin).
Part One: Reimagining Power.
1. The Economics of the Enlightened Use of Power (RianeEisler).
2. The Power of Shifting Context: Becoming a Contextual Leader(Rayona Sharpnack).
3. Deeper Power (Carol Anderson and Patricia Shafer).
4. Failing Well: How to Be Vulnerable and Strong (BarbaraCorcoran).
5. Work as Love Made Visible: Finding Your Passion (GailStraub).
6. The Inextricable Link Between Mentoring and Leadership(Stacy Blake-Beard).
7. Influencing for Impact (Kira Hower).
8. The Natural Leadership Talents of Women (Helen E.Fisher).
9. Are We Looking After Each Other? Women Leaders Winning theGame (Gail Evans).
10. With Children: Leading an Integrated Life (Susan Bradyand Gabriella Salvatore).
11. Cultivating the Still Point: The Power of ReflectiveLeadership (Ellen Wingard).
Part Two: Paths of Power.
12. Our Many Possible Selves: What Do We Want? (HerminiaIbarra).
13. Women Building Businesses: Courage to Find Your Way(Sharon P. Whiteley).
14. Taking Risk: Lessons from an Unconventional CareerArrangement (Cynthia Cunningham and Shelley Murray).
15. Trafficking in Trust: The Art and Science of Human KnowledgeNetworks (Karen Stephenson).
16. Enlightened Power Through Difficult Conversations (BrucePatton, Michele Gravelle, and Scott Peppet).
17. Crossing Over: Leadership That Makes Others Want to Follow(Barbara McMahon).
18. Leading Authentically: New Research into the Link Betweenthe Essential Self and Leadership Effectiveness (TriciaNaddaff).
19. Completing the Circle: The Business Imperative for Diversity(Toni Riccardi).
20. Good Girls Don’t Brag, Do They? (PeggyKlaus).
21. An Unwavering Stand for Results: A Leader's Perspective(Tracey Warson).
22. Leading Beyond Boundaries: The Courage to Enrich the World(Nancy J. Adler).
Part Three: A New Power in the World.
23. The Sustainable Advantage (Sally Helgesen).
24. Snapshots of a Corporate Radical (Barbara Waugh).
25. The Socially Responsible Leader (Eileen Fisher and SusanM. Schor).
26. Inclusive Transformation: A Different Power (SwaneeHunt).
27. Pushing Open the "Door Of Opportunity": Women in Our ArmedForces (Rear Admiral Deborah A. Loewer, USN).
28. Olympian Thinking: Producing Extraordinary Results in OurWorld (Marilyn King).
29. Being a Leader of Leaders (Marian L. Heard).
30. Aren't We the Dream? (Erin Gruwell).
Afterword: Changing the Nature of Power (PatMitchell).
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