Smarter, Faster, Better: Strategies for Effective, Enduring, and Fulfilled Leadership

Smarter, Faster, Better: Strategies for Effective, Enduring, and Fulfilled Leadership

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ISBN-13: 9780692516560
Publisher: The Propeller Group, Inc.
Publication date: 08/19/2015
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

KARLIN SLOAN, founder and president of Karlin Sloan & Company, provides organization development consulting, leadership development programs, and executive coaching program coordination to clients in the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia. She has helped organizations develop clearer, more effective communication, enhanced teamwork, and powerful leadership in times of growth and change.
An impassioned teacher and learner, Sloan is a frequent orator on the topic of coaching and leadership development. She has been featured on ABC News Network's Moneyscope, Fox Channel Five's Good Day New York, and Boston Cable Network's series The Art of Coaching.

Considered a thought leader in executive coaching, Sloan is a founding member of the International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations, giving her access to a worldwide network of top coaching talent. She has published articles in OD Practitioner, ASTD's Leadership and Organization Development Newsletter, and the International Journal of Coaching in Organizations. In addition, she writes a quarterly column titled "Executive Coach" for Executive Travel Magazine. She has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and numerous other publications as an expert in workplace behavior. Fortune Small Business magazine rec- ognized her for her consulting work with organizations in New York City following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

She holds a B.A. from Mills College, an M.A. in clinical psychology from the San Francisco School of Psychology, and executive coach certification through the William James Institute's Center for Executive Coaching. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Wharton Executive Education. Her client list includes Accenture, Allstate, Citibank, Leo Burnett, Starcom Mediavest Group, Interbrand, MTV Networks, Pennsylvania Life, Jose Cuervo International, GM Planworks, P&G Productions, Rodale, and Knight Ridder.

LINDSEY POLLAK is a writer and editor with a range of experience in books and magazines. She is a coauthor of Women for Hire: The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job (Penguin Putnam, 2002) and a contrib- utor to Women's Studies on Its Own: A Next Wave Reader in Institutional Change (Duke University Press, 2002). She has served as editor or collaborator for five additional business books.
Pollak is also the newsletter editor for the Downtown Women's Club and has published career advice articles in Metro New York newspaper, New York Moves magazine, and the Girl Scouts' Leader magazine. She speaks frequently about career issues at universities and professional associations across the country.

Pollak is a graduate of Yale University and received a master's degree in women's studies from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE SMARTER PARADOX
1. It's You, Not Them
2. Are You Asking the Right Questions?
3. Surrounded by Smarts

PART TWO: THE FASTER PARADOX
4. Festina Lente
5. Do You Wear the Watch or Does the Watch Wear You?
6. Faster Together: Energizing Your Team

PART THREE: THE BETTER PARADOX
7. What Is Better?
8. Getting Better All the Time
9. Better Leaders Make a Better World

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