Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results

Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results

by Victor Prince, Mike Figliuolo

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ISBN-13: 9781632650047
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 07/20/2015
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,280,707
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


As the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Victor Prince helped build a new Federal agency and led a division of hundreds of people. As a consultant with Bain & Company, he helped clients across the United States and Europe develop successful business strategies. Today, Victor is a consultant and speaker who teaches strategy and leadership skills to clients around the world.

Mike Figliuolo is the founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services firm specializing in leadership development. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership and is a nationally recognized speaker and blogger. Before founding his own company, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Co., and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Table of Contents

Introduction 21

Part I Introducing the Leadership Matrix

Chapter 1 Improving Your Leadership Efficiency and Effectiveness 27

Chapter 2 What's the Leadership Matrix and How Does It Help Me? 37

Part II Leader Inputs and Team Member Outputs

Chapter 3 The Input of Leaders 51

Chapter 4 The Output of Team Members 67

Chapter 5 The Leadership Matrix 77

Part III Leading Exemplars

Chapter 6 Exemplars 91

Chapter 7 "Rising Star" Exemplars 95

Chapter 8 "Domain Master" Exemplars 105

Part IV Leading High-Cost Producers

Chapter 9 High-Cost Producers 117

Chapter 10 "Squeaky Wheel" High-Cost Producers 121

Chapter 11 "Steamroller" High-Cost Producers 131

Part V Leading Passengers

Chapter 12 Passengers 143

Chapter 13 "Stowaway" Passengers 147

Chapter 14 "Joyrider" Passengers 157

Part VI Leading Detractors

Chapter 15 Detractors 169

Chapter 16 "Square Peg" Detractors 173

Chapter 17 "Slacker" Detractors 183

Part VII Applying the Leadership Matrix

Chapter 18 Executing the Plan with Your Team 197

Chapter 19 Applying the Leadership Matrix to Team Situations 223

Chapter 20 Embedding the Leadership Matrix in Your Talent Processes 245

Chapter 21 Your Path Forward 255

Appendix A The Leadership Matrix Assessment 259

Appendix B Applying the Leadership Matrix to Performance Appraisals 273

Index 279

About the Authors 283

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