Impact: Great Leadership Changes Everything

Impact: Great Leadership Changes Everything

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939529046
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 02/04/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


A psychologist and business consultant for more than 25 years, Dr. Tim Irwin has worked in numerous diverse industries with a number of America’s most well-known and respected global companies. He is a frequent speaker on leadership development and other topics related to organizational effectiveness.

He is the author of two critically acclaimed books, Run with the Bulls without Getting Trampled and Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership. Irwin has been a frequent contributor to numerous national media outlets, including Fox Business News, Fox & Friends, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, and Businessweek.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii

Preface xv

Prologue xvii

Chapter 1 Make an Impact 1

Chapter 2 Three Faces of a Leader 9

Chapter 3 We are Our Own Black Box 21

Chapter 4 Know Thyself 37

Chapter 5 Sustain Great Leadership 51

Chapter 6 Danger-High Voltage 59

Chapter 7 Make Sure Those Wires Have Good Insulation 73

Chapter 8 What Do You Really Believe? 87

Chapter 9 Are You Talking to Me? 99

Chapter 10 Lies Leaders Love 109

Chapter 11 Our Beliefs About Ourselves and Those We Lead 121

Chapter 12 Detonate False Beliefs 135

Chapter 13 Running Me Inc. 145

Chapter 14 Who's Watching Your Back? 155

Chapter 15 Pilates for the Leader-How to Further Strengthen Our Core 169

Epilogue 181

Acknowledgments 183

Notes 185

About The Author 191

Index 193

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Impact: Great Leadership Changes Everything 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Impact is the best leadership book I’ve read in many years. This book has a profound depth to it, but is surprisingly easy to read. The personal stories Irwin tells are fantastic. I recommend it for leaders but really anyone who has influence over others. Craig Gaskins
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Tim Irwin's book, "Impact," is one of the most profound leadership books you will ever read. It cuts to the core of what makes great leaders - a high level of self-awareness and the ability to develop and guard one's "core." There is something very real about this book - you will find yourself laughing one minute and deep in reflection the next. "Impact" will change the way you think about your leadership and your life from every angle. It is thought-provoking, insightful, and full of wisdom. Every now and then, a truly exceptional leadership book comes out that changes the paradigm of what makes leaders great - "Impact" is one of them.
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