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Leadership For Dummies, WHS Travel Edition

Leadership For Dummies, WHS Travel Edition

John Marrin

ISBN: 978-1-119-97445-1

Oct 2011

272 pages

Select type: Paperback


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The quick, easy way to become an effective leader

Written by one of Britain's most sought-after leadership coaches, this book is your gateway to becoming an effective leader. Gleaned from the wisdom acquired by working with hundreds of highly successful leaders from the world of business, Leadership For Dummies is fortified with practical tips and skill-building exercises guaranteed to get you up and running with all the confidence and skills you need to lead any team, department or organisation successfully – in no time!

  • Know thyself – find out why authenticity is key, and how it enables you to meet the challenges of leadership

  • Follow the leader – cultivate leadership qualities, and inspire people to deliver their best every time

  • Not-so-secret agent – become a change agent who leads people through changes, big and small

  • Teaming up – discover tried and tested tips for leading different kinds of teams and how to overcome the challenges each presents

Open the book and find:

  • The difference between managing and leading

  • Ways to gain the commitment of people who work for and with you

  • How to lead, starting with yourself

  • Ways to steer people through change successfully

  • Methods to motivate difficult people

  • Tips on building senior leadership teams

Learn to:

  • Find your style of leadership

  • Guide people through organisational change

  • Lead different types of teams

  • Become a better and more effective leader


Part I: Introducing Leadership and Leading Yourself.

Chapter 1: Leadership and Management: Two Sides of the Same Coin.

Chapter 2: Leading ‘Inside Out’: Knowing Yourself to Become a Better Leader.

Chapter 3: Singing Your Leadership Song: Being in Tune with Your Values.

Part II: Leading Yourself.

Chapter 4: Developing a Sense of Purpose.

Chapter 5: Employing the Power of Engaging Leadership.

Chapter 6: Becoming an Engaging Leader.

Chapter 7: Modifying Your Leadership Style.

Chapter 8: Leading People to Peak Performance.

Part III: Leading People Through Change.

Chapter 9: Transforming Workplace Culture: A Leader’s Approach.

Chapter 10: Reinforcing a New Culture: Maintaining Your Workplace Changes.

Part IV: Leading Teams.

Chapter 11: Leading Your Own Team.

Chapter 12: Leading Your Senior Management Team.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 13: Ten Tips on Taking the Lead.

Chapter 14: Ten Tips for Engaging People.