Lead True: Live Your Values, Build Your People, Inspire Your Community

Lead True: Live Your Values, Build Your People, Inspire Your Community

by Jeff Thompson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946633019
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 688,573
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xiii

Foreword Jeffrey R. Immelt xv

Introduction: Your Personal Compass 1

Part I Live Your Values

Chapter 1 Choices 11

At each fork in the road, your decision changes you-and the world.

Chapter 2 Lead with Courage 29

Courage doesn't mean the absence or fear; it means fear doesn't get to make your choices.

Chapter 3 Lead with Discipline 47

Discipline keeps you from drifting off the cliff.

Chapter 4 Lead with Durability 59

Durability carries courage and discipline through the struggle.

Part II People

Chapter 5 Lead with Reverence 77

People won't remember your margins or your awards; they will remember how you treated them.

Chapter 6 Communicate Deeply 105

Talk to start, listen to connect and act to cement.

Part III Organization

Chapter 7 Lead to Exceed 125

Have the courage to measure and improve on excellence.

Chapter 8 Innovate to Serve Values 139

Have a disciplined disregard for conventional wisdom.

Part IV Community

Chapter 9 Lead Beyond Your Walls 161

The measure of true success is the health and well-being of the community.

Chapter 10 Funds and Foundations to Serve Your Values 177

Finances and facilities are tools-important, useful tools, but just tools.

Chapter 11 Lead the Moral and Financial Case for a Better Environment 195

Decrease costs, improve the economy, and protect our health.

Chapter 12 Lead Across the Divide 215

Create great strength with shared values and a big tent.

Conclusion: When Values Lead, We All Win 239

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