Lead

Lead

by Gary Burnison

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Lead by Gary Burnison

Lead is a different kind of book. Rather than being the“last word” on leading others, it is meant to be the“first word”—an invitation to the reader toreflect on what the leadership journey means to each and everyindividual.

At its core, Lead will benefit anyone who seeks toinspire, influence, or lead others, whether they are coaches,teachers, pastors, community organizers, politicians—or arein the C-suite.

Lead offers an exploration of the essential elements ofleadership, which author Gary Burnison defines as: purpose,strategy, people, measure, empower, reward, anticipate, navigate,communicate, listen, and learn—all of which culminate inleading. Instead of taking the left-brain approach of“paradigm shifts” and “leadership models,”the author focuses on right-brain constants such as emotionalconnection, compassion, focusing on others, humility, and managingoneself. Lead readers will find inspiring stories, easy to digestanalogies, reflective exercises and evocative images meant to givethem pause, draw them in, and encourage introspection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118750797
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/05/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Gary Burnison (CA; www.kornferry.com) is Chief Executive Officer of Korn/Ferry International, the worldwide leader in executive recruitment and a premier provider of talent management solutions, assisting global organizations to achieve extraordinary outcomes through talent. Korn/Ferry employs more than 3000 people in 40 countries. He is also a member of the Firm's Board of Directors. Under his strategy, Mr. Burnison spearheads the Firm's transformation as a diversified human capital organization. He brings hands-on experience to his current position, having served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for Korn/Ferry from 2003-2007. Mr. Burnison joined Korn/Ferry as Chief Financial Officer in 2002.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Absolutes for Leaders 1

LEAD 6

PURPOSE 24

STRATEGY 40

PEOPLE 58

MEASURE & MONITOR 74

INSPIRE & EMPOWER 92

REWARD & CELEBRATE 106

ANTICIPATE 122

NAVIGATE 138

COMMUNICATE 152

LISTEN 166

LEARN 182

Epilogue 199

About the Author 203

Acknowledgments 205

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