Chances are you don't have the time or energy to focus intently on each choice you make. All too often, we rush our decisions and strain our relationships by not thinking clearly or communicating properly. But the best leaders develop a system for reflecting on ideas and hold themselves accountable for every choice they make. In Leadership by Choice, author Eric Papp outlines the key strategiesno filler, no flufffor leaders to excel by connecting with others and establishing strong decision-making skills.
Leadership by Choice offers you the tools you need to make a conscious choice to positively influence those around you by managing yourself and leading others. This fast-paced, volatile business climate requires leaders who can keep cool, inspire others to adhere to high standards, produce excellent work, and continuously raise their game. This book delivers the tips you need to lead no matter your position, build high-trust teams, and even inspire accountability among the entitled members of Generation Y. Leadership by Choice shares proven techniques that will help you achieve results in these critical areas of development:
To be a strong leader, your challenge is to find creative ways to be productive and speak with influence. Loaded with actionable strategies and compelling ideas, Leadership by Choice offers a new road map for becoming a leader people want to follow.
Praise for Leadership by Choice
"Leadership is not just about what you do but what you can inspire, encourage, and empower others to do. This is why I encourage you to read Eric's book. It's a road map for making the right choices to lead more powerfully and effectively!"
Jon Gordon, bestselling author of The Energy Bus and Soup
"If your aim as a leader is to be more effective, influence and persuade others, and get better results in your position, this book will show you the way."
Brian Tracy, author of How the Best Leaders Lead
"Leadership, as Eric Papp points out, is always a choice. And that choice begins within, getting in touch with who you are, what you care about, and what you are willing to do. Make that choice to lead, AND read this book because it is full of wisdom (which is practical advice based upon experience). No matter where you are in your leadership journey, you'll find some good ideas in this book that can make you an even better leader."
Barry Z. Posner, PhD, Accolti Professor of Leadership, Santa Clara University; coauthor of The Leadership Challenge, Credibility, and The Truth About Leadership
"If you have ever thought about leadership or consider yourself a leader, Leadership by Choice is a must-read. Eric does a great job at combining entertaining stories with practical applications you can use professionally and personally."
Jack Canfield, coauthor of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series and The Success Principles
"There are nuggets of fresh, practical wisdom in this book that can make you a better leader written by a guy in the trenchesa trainer who has worked with thousands of managers."
Adrian Gostick, New York Times bestselling author of All In: How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results
It is a classic self help book with a focus on the leader.
It starts with a chapter on communication and of course that started with listening. Read more
Leadership by Choice is a great book that focuses on the necessary leadership qualities that current and future leaders should know and abide by. Read morePublished on August 6, 2012 by Doug G
Leadership by Choice lays a foundation of best practices in personal leadership. Readers will be reminded of the basics, so often left by the wayside. Read morePublished on August 2, 2012 by THE Kathy Potts
This is a great book for leaders. To become a great leader, you have to do what is necessary to become a better person. Read morePublished on July 31, 2012 by Terry L., Brock
This book was such a good example of how to teach as well as how to listen. Eric Papp has a unique ability to do both and be entertaining while doing so. Read morePublished on July 29, 2012 by Irene R. Buggy