A Unique, Hands-On Approach to Becoming an Engaging Leader
The Practical Leader series offers a roadmap for individuals striving to achieve leadership effectiveness within the context of todays complex world. Each book explores a different essential element of successful leadership, providing readers with insightful, real-world perspectives, as well as practical tools and techniques to help them maximize their potential personally and professionally.
In the 21st century, people are the competitive advantage. The talent and level of dedication of an organizations workforce make the difference in achieving success. The traditional command-oriented leadership style is not enough to keep todays employees motivated they need to be engaged. They need passion, connection, and inspiration, to put forth their best efforts.
The Cornerstones of Engaging Leadership connects what we know about engagement on an organizational level to what an individual leader can do to increase engagement. Using real-world examples, Wilson reveals the key actions leaders must take to connect with and engage others:
-Leverage unique motivators
-Manage performance from a people-centric perspective
By committing to these four cornerstones of engaging leadership, leaders can unleash the potential of others and inspire effective performance. Through practice tools and exercises, readers are challenged to explore, reflect upon, and apply key concepts and techniques of the engaging leader approach.