Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership

Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership

by Kirstin Ferguson
Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership

Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership

by Kirstin Ferguson


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Winner of the Thinkers50 2023 Leadership Award

One of Thinkers50’s Ten Best Management Books of 2023

“A timely, actionable book on the virtues that every great leader needs to learn.”
—ADAM GRANT, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again and host of the TED podcast WorkLife

Leadership is simply a series of moments, and this book gives you the tools to turn each moment into an opportunity to leave a positive legacy for those you lead.

In this ground-breaking book, award-winning leadership expert and business leader Kirstin Ferguson has written a much-needed practical guide for every modern leader. Whether you are the head of one of the largest companies in the world, supervising a small team, or guiding your family, it will be your ability to integrate your head and heart that will influence your success in leading others and navigating our complex world.

Combining studies from leading thinkers in the field with her own research, and more than three decades of personal experience, Kirstin explains the 8 key attributes of a head and heart leader and provides the tools to measure your own approach. Along the way, she shares her conversations with modern leaders from a broad range of backgrounds whose stories will surprise you, challenge your thinking and inspire you to be the type of leader the world needs.

More Honors for Head & Heart:
Royal Society of Arts Career Book Award
Next Big Idea Club ‘Must Read’
Shortlisted in the 2023 Porchlight Business Book Awards
Shortlisted in the 2023 Australian Business Book Awards
Named in HR Magazine Winter Reading list

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523006205
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Publication date: 09/05/2023
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 357,517
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Dr. Kirstin Ferguson is a business leader, company director, keynote speaker, and executive coach. Beginning her career as an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force, Kirstin has held roles that have included CEO of an international consulting firm, and deputy chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Kirstin writes a weekly column on leadership and work in the Sydney Morning Herald, and is also a contributor to the Australian Financial Review and Forbes. Kirstin was included on Thinkers50 Radar List in 2021 and shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Award in Leadership. In 2023, she was appointed a member of the Order of Australia, in recognition of her “significant service to business and gender equality.”
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