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What You Need to Know about Leadership

Jeff Grout, Liz Fisher

ISBN: 978-0-857-08168-1 December 2011 Capstone 224 Pages


What You Need to Know About Leadership

Business Needs Leaders. Every day, good and bad leaders make and break organizations. If you want to get anywhere in your career, showing leadership is crucial.

So what do you really need to know about leadership?

Find out:

  • What it’s all about
  • Why vision matters
  • How you can build a great team
  • Why leaders need to motivate and inspire the people around them
  • How to lead when the going gets tough

What You Need to Know about Leadership is the book you need to get to the corner office.

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Introduction 1

1 What is Leadership? 7

2 Creating a Vision 39

3 Building a Team 69

4 Communication 101

5 Motivation and Inspiration 135

6 Performance Management 161

7 Leading Change 189

8 Leading in Turbulent Times 215

Conclusion 241

Index 243