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You are a leader. Maybe you lead a team of two or three people, a department, or even a company. Whatever the scope of your leadership, the pressure is on. You have been entrusted with the great responsibility of messing with people's lives. Every decision you make, regardless of whether it creates tremendous profits for your company, can breed discontent among your subordinateswhich in turn, can spell your demise. Every day is a tightrope walk between fiscal results and their human consequences. Are you able to keep your balance?
Leadership Isn't for Cowards offers straightforward, practical advice for leading courageously and driving performancewhile also creating a great place to work. Courageous leadership means toughening your approach by being rigorous in the application of your values through the company culture. It means confronting and challenging people, and not letting them get away with being less than you know they can be. The manageable steps on the path to courageous leadership include:
With courageous leadership, you'll create a culture and a mind-set that encourages and demands excellence! Follow these steps to bring out the best in your employees and lead your organization to significant success.
Leaders are just that leaders. They have special qualities and alot of what I think are natural core skills. I thoroughly enjoyed the speaker and his book.Published 4 months ago by Doc Ellis
This was a great book for leaders. It gives you a lot of ideals that you can use to improve your operations. I highly recommend this book.Published 13 months ago by The Reader
This book presents beneficial info and exercises on now it enhance our leadership skills and focus,. Definitely a must read!!!!Published 20 months ago by Susan H. Kraemer
I love this book.......it is an easy read and has foundational tools for all leaders (regardless of experience or level)Published 20 months ago by Steve Petro
Book offered more quality skill sets then expected, many of the management I targeted for this have increased their management style. I have it on Audible, it's been a good listen.Published 20 months ago by Jo Ann Patterson
While there are wonderful distilled bits of knowledge throughout, the kinds of life altering changes this book implies, aren't going to be achieved through reading and... Read morePublished on April 22, 2013 by Philip Weingrow
Great advice in every chapter. Made me look at my leadership role in a new light. Only wish I had read a book like this years ago ... Read morePublished on March 2, 2013 by Effie P
Ideas and strategy that can be put into good use for any manager or leader. Highly recommended practical points to increase effectiveness.Published on January 7, 2013 by I MAC
If you are looking for straight forward advice on how to lead you will find it here. This book was easy to read and to the point with usefull ideas that I could implement... Read morePublished on November 26, 2012 by Chris Slightham