Reality-Based Leadership: Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results
Introduction: Calling All Leaders.
Part One Find Peace at Work.
1 You Are the Source of Your Suffering—and That's the Good News.
2 If You Argue with Reality, You Lose (but Only 100 Percent of the Time).
3 Would You Rather Be Right, or Wildly Successful?
Part Two Restore Sanity to the Workplace.
4 Lead First, Manage Second.
5 Play Favorites: Work with the Willing!
6 Change Is a Fact of Life—Get Over It! How to Bullet-Proof Your Employees.
Part Three Lead Your Team to Results.
7 Opinions No Longer Count—Actions Do.
8 Stop Judging and Start Helping: The Golden Rule of Teamwork.
Conclusion: The Reality-Based Leader's Manifesto.
Appendix 1 Alignment Survey.
Appendix 2 Self-Test: Managing Versus Leading.
Appendix 3 Feedback Frame.
About the Author.