Books



 
The Hidden Leader: Discover and Develop Greatness Within Your Company
Think you can spot the leaders in your company? Don’t assume that you can identify them by their positions. What about those employees who consistently step up: the field agent who solves a previously intractable problem; the service rep who thinks outside the box and creates unshakeable customer loyalty. These are more than “good employees.” . . these are “hidden leaders.” . . and they are critical to an organization’s long-term success. Managers today need to make the most of all their resources–and “The Hidden Leader “shows them how to recognize and cultivate these talented but under utilized employees, who: Demonstrate integrity – Lead through authentic relationships – Focus on results – Work from clear customer purpose – Fulfill the value promise of the company Supported by real-world examples of hidden leaders in action–and QR codes readers can scan for instant access to online assessments–the book helps managers discover these secret saviors and enable them to deliver even greater value to customers.
 


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The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate
John Zenger, Joseph Folkman and Scott Edinger discovered, through an extensive study conducted over four years, that leaders who possessed the ability to inspire and motivate outperformed all others.The authors found that the impact of inspiring and motivating others is consistent across different kinds of organizations and within different cultures. The Inspiring Leader reveals the authors’ newest proprietary research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness. It discusses the behaviors exhibited by the most successful leaders and includes advice on how to implement them. Drawing from statistically significant data and objective empirical evidence, the book shows how to:

  • Establish a clear vision and direction
  • Use the power of emotions
  • Create stretch goals for your team
  • Foster innovation and risk taking
  • Encourage teamwork and collaboration
  • Champion change, and much more

Zenger, Folkman, and Edinger lay out the strategies and concepts used by the world’s greatest leaders to motivate their teams. With The Inspiring Leader as your guide, you will learn how to put those strategies to work in your own business.



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The ASTD Leadership Handbook
A who’s who of gurus in the leadership field, including John Kotter, Jim Collins, Patrick Lencioni, and Scott Edinger, The ASTD Leadership Handbook is an exciting compilation of insights, ideas, and tools that will enable individuals, teams, and organizations to develop their leadership capabilities.This handbook sets itself apart in a crowded field by emphasizing development and by providing practical approaches to development. Topic areas covered in the book are leadership competencies, leadership development, attributes of successful leaders, contemporary leadership challenges, and broadening the leadership discussion.