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I Know MySelf And Neither Do You: Why Charisma, Confidence and Pedigree Won't Take You Where You Want To Go

I Know MySelf And Neither Do You: Why Charisma, Confidence and Pedigree Won't Take You Where You Want To Go

by Ray Williams
I Know MySelf And Neither Do You: Why Charisma, Confidence and Pedigree Won't Take You Where You Want To Go

I Know MySelf And Neither Do You: Why Charisma, Confidence and Pedigree Won't Take You Where You Want To Go

by Ray Williams



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All great leaders know this ancient secret.

It wasn't luck. You've worked hard to get to the top. And now you want more. Using your time, talent and tenacity differently will help you get there. People will talk positively about your achievements, about you and your legacy will speak largely for itself—IF you learn, implement and embody the ancient wisdom you'll find here in this book.

You will learn:

• The primary reason leaders fail and what to do about it

• How to avoid being a leader failure statistic

• Why the self-esteem movement doesn't work

• How to use "the gap" between how you see yourself and how others see you to catapult your success.

• Practical activities you should implement today in your organization to recruit and train effective leaders

• The ONE thing you must do for proper cognitive functioning, problem solving and creativity

• PLUS, the book contains many mini-assessments and practical strategies you can immediately use

"I Know Myself and Neither Do You is a must-read for anyone looking to propel their leadership skills to the next level." -- Emma Seppälä, Associate Director for the Center for Compassion and Altruism, Research and Equation, Stanford University School of Medicine; Co-Director of the Yale College Emotional Intelligence Project at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence; Faculty Director at the Yale School of Management's Leadership Program; and author of the best seller, The Happiness Track.

"Using in-depth research, case studies and personal insights, Williams shows how current and aspiring leaders can better understand themselves and improve their performance. I Know Myself and Neither Do You is a must have book on your reference shelf." -- Marshall Goldsmith, the only two-time Thinkers 50 #1 Leadership Thinker in the world and the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won't Get You There.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940162776031
Publisher: Ray Williams
Publication date: 04/18/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 922 KB

About the Author

Ray Williams provides executive coaching, speaking and professional consultations services worldwide. He has over 35 years’ experience as a Superintendent of Schools, CEO, senior HR executive, management consultant, trainer, executive coach, professional speaker and author. He has received his undergraduate and graduate training in History, English, Psychology and Organizational Leadership. He is a Certified Master Executive Coach and Certified Hypnotherapist.

Ray is currently President and CEO of Ray Williams Associates, an executive coaching firm based in Vancouver, providing coaching and mentoring to executives in the public and private sectors worldwide. He also is an associate of Virtus Inc., a leadership development company based in Vancouver.

Ray is past president of the International Coach Federation in Vancouver, and held several board positions professional associations in North America. In addition, he has served as a director and Vice-Chair for the Vancouver Board of Trade and director for several community organizations.

Ray’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies, the Best Managed Companies in Canada, and dozens of small businesses and entrepreneurial start-ups. Ray has been recognized as one of the top C-Suite coaches in Canada.

Ray has written extensively about leadership, the workplace, organizations, personal development, and social issues including two books on leadership; contributed to several books organizational issues; a novel and screenplay; and been interviewed or written articles for national publications and the media such as The Financial Post, The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, The Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Sun, USA Today and Inc., and online media such as Psychology Today, Fulfillment Daily, and Medium. He has written two previous books on leadership, The Leadership Edge, and was a contributing author to Ready, Aim, Influence. In addition, he has written a novel, Dragon Tamer.

His latest book, Eye of the Storm: How Mindful Leaders Can Transform Chaotic Workplaces, which looks at how mindful leaders can make a big difference to organizational success and employee well being.
Beyond his professional training and experience, Ray brings his insights into human behavior, having been born and raised in Hong Kong, where his family were imprisoned for four years by the Japanese in WWII, which allows him a unique perspective on overcoming adversity, and sustaining a positive outlook.

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