Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?

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Date: Fri, May 26, 2017 at 9:31 AM
Subject: Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?
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Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?

by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones

We all know that leaders need vision and energy, but after an exhaustive review of the most influential theories on leadership—as well as workshops with thousands of leaders—authors Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones learned that great leaders share four unexpected characteristics. Get insight into the qualities necessary for authentic, inspirational leadership.


Leadership That Gets Results

by Daniel Goleman

A leader’s singular job is to get results. But even with all the leadership training programs and “expert” advice available, effective leadership still eludes many people and organizations. Learn the six distinct leadership styles and the effect they can have on your team and your company.


Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

by John P. Kotter

World-renowned change expert John P. Kotter shares the results of his 10-year study of more than 100 companies that attempted organizational change. He outlines the eight largest errors that can doom change efforts, and explains the general lessons that encourage success.


What Is Strategy?

by Michael E. Porter

Michael Porter argues that operational effectiveness, although necessary to superior performance, is not sufficient, because its techniques are easy to imitate. Discover how cultivating a competitive advantage in today’s marketplace requires a smart, differentiating strategy.


The New Science of Building Great Teams

by Alex “Sandy” Pentland

The most important predictor of a team’s success is its communication patterns, according to author Sandy Pentland’s research. Those patterns are as significant as all other factors—intelligence, personality, and talent—combined. Pentland has identified energy, engagement, and exploration as three key communication dynamics that affect performance, and quantified the ideal team patterns for each. In this article Pentland shares the secrets of his findings and shows how anyone can engineer a great team.


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