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The 60 Second Leader: Everything You Need to Know About Leadership, in 60 Second Bites

The 60 Second Leader: Everything You Need to Know About Leadership, in 60 Second Bites

Phil Dourado

ISBN: 978-1-907-31216-8

Sep 2009

194 pages

$14.99

Description

This book is the distillation of 30 essential elements of leadership into 60 second digestible chapters. There are also 30 true 60 Second Leader Tales in between the chapters to help bring some of the leader leraning points to life.

PRAISE FOR THE 60 SECOND LEADER

""A good prescription for all of us! Hope the book does well."" Guy Kawasaki, Garage.com. Author, Rules for Revolutionaries and The Art of The Start

""I was very impressed. I approached it as a cynic, thinking it was going to be one of those 'MBA in a day' things. But, I enjoyed it. It's very well put together."" Steve Parks, CEO, The Red Group

""Well done on your refreshing approach to leadership. I recommended your book to a large conference yesterday. Keep going - this world needs people like you."" David Taylor, Author, The Naked Leader

""The book is great. I'm really enjoying reading it; very informative, easy to read and a bit irreverent which I really like. I will recommend it to all my friends. It deserves a wide readership!"" Jon Harding, Senior HR Manager in charge of Leadership Development, Intercontinental Hotels Group

About the Author.

Who this book is for.

Introduction: The 60-Second PhD in Leadership.

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP.

1. Failure.

2. Intuition.

3. Decisions.

4. Connection.

5. Luck.

6. Optimism.

LEADING THE ORGANIZATION.

7. Strategy.

8. Competition.

9. Action.

10. Execution.

11. Management.

12. Change.

LEADING PEOPLE.

13. Questions.

14. Attention.

15. Stories.

16. Motivation.

THE 60-SECOND LEADER.

17. Engagement.

18. Targets.

DISTRIBUTED LEADERSHIP.

19. Innovation.

20. Culture.

21. Leading from the middle.

22. Customers.

23. Frontline leadership (1).

24. Frontline leadership (2).

GREAT LEADERSHIP.

25. Ego.

26. Humility.

27. Fear.

28. Love.

29. Presence.

30. Legacy.

Where next?

Index.

""Whether you are a 'would-be' leader or a 'should-be' leader, this great little book is for you...brilliant and affordable"" (Edge, October 2007)

""It's packed full of words of wisdom and anecdotes alongside advice, quotes and stories collected by author Phil Dourado.""  (Construction Manager, January 2008)

“refreshing…concise publication”. (Modus Operandi, Spring 2008)