The Attitude of Leadership: Taking the Lead and Keeping It / Edition 1

The Attitude of Leadership: Taking the Lead and Keeping It / Edition 1

by Keith Harrell
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The Attitude of Leadership: Taking the Lead and Keeping It / Edition 1

In this enlightening guide, renowned leadership coach Keith Harrell highlights the twenty-one principles that make up what he calls "The Attitude of Leadership," and profiles twenty-one successful business leaders who exemplify those principles. The Attitude of Leadership holds up a mirror to let you see your own leadership skills; offers inspired advice from other leaders on what works and what doesn't; and helps you improve your ability to positively influence others. Use it to develop your skills as a leader and discover a whole new world of professional and personal fulfillment.

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ISBN-13: 9780471420248
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/07/2003
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.41(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

1 You Never Know (Harvey Najim, President and CEO, Sirius Computer Solutions).

2 The Magic of Belief (Mark E. Miller, President and COO, Equifax).

3 What Are Your Bloodstream Beliefs? (Robert D. Bates, President, Jefferson Pilot Benefit Partners).

4 Turn Soft Science of Management into Hard Science (Jean Cohen, Vice President, Ritz Carlton).

5 Excellence Is Not an Act—It’s a Habit (Nido Qubein, Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Company).

6 The Leadership Legacy (Mel Blount, CEO and President, Mel Blount Youth Homes).

7 Do You Have an Infectious Passion? (Jo Jerman, Vice President of Sales, Merck & Co., Inc.).

8 Say No to “Yes People” (William (Gus) Pagonis, Head of Logistics Group, Sears Roebuck and Company).

9 CAPSIZING (Don Wood, CEO, 80/20).

10 Look for the Seed of Advantage (Joe Louis Dudley Sr., President and CEO, Dudley Products).

11 Who Are Your Bellwethers? (General Lance Lord, U.S. Air Force).

12 Leading the Cheers (David J. Serlo, President and CEO, PSCU Financial Services).

13 Cage, Confine, but Do Not Define People (Dr. Lloyd Vincent Hackley, Chairman Emeritus, Character Counts Coalition).

14 Strong Leadership Builds Strong Teams (Maria A. McIntyre, Executive Vice President and COO, Council of Logistics Management).

15 Are You a Long-Term Leader? (Robert Shoptaw, CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arkansas).

16 Clarity, Communication, Compassion (Ken D’Arcy, President and CEO, Corsman Acquisition Corporation).

17 People: The Ultimate Measure (Bill Pollard, Former Chairman and CEO, ServiceMaster, Inc.).

18 Are You Using Your Self-Correcting Mechanism? (Bruce Camacho, President and CEO, Assurant Group).

19 When Synergy Creates Energy (Jeffery A. Joerres, Chairman, CEO, and President, Manpower, Inc.).

20 Do Your Words Match Your Actions? (A. Jeff McLeod, Director of Customer Advocacy and Industry Resource, Kodak Professional Division and Vice President, Eastman Kodak).

21 Stay in There and Pitch! (Bob Moawad, Founder and Chairman, Edge Learning, Inc.).

22 Lagniappe: “A Little Something Extra”.


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