The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk

The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk

by David Cottrell


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ISBN-13: 9781119282808
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 317,321
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

DAVID COTTRELL is president and CEO of CornerStone Leadership. He is a premier authority on leadership who has mentored leaders at many of today's most successful organizations. An internationally known author, educator, and speaker, he is author of more than twenty-five books, including the bestselling Monday Morning Leadership. He can be reached at

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Don't Be Stupid

Don't Be Stupid-Hire Smart 3

Don't Be Stupid-Coach Smart 11

Don't Be Stupid-Deal with the Sleeping Stars 21

Don't Be Stupid-Synchronize 29

Don't Be Stupid-Concentrate 39

Don't Be Stupid-Value Integrity 53

Don't Be a Jerk 65

Don't Be a Jerk-Listen Up 69

Don't Be a Jerk-Make a Decision 79

Don't Be a Jerk-Answer Why 89

Don't Be a Jerk-Encourage 97

Don't Be a Jerk-Attack Complacency 105

Don't Be a Jerk-Lead with Confidence 113

Winning with Class 123

Notes 127

Acknowledgments 131

About the Author 133

Three Ways to Bring The First Two Rules of Leadership into Your Organization 135

Everyone Needs to Lead 137

The First Two Rules of Leadership Package 139

Other Books David Cottrell 141

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