The Leadership Experience

From Individual Success to Organization Significance

By Ron Crossland; Gregg Thompson
Select Books (NY), Hardcover, 9781590791226, 182pp.

Publication Date: November 2007

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Description
Gregg Thompson and Ron Crossland, executives from Bluepoint Leadership (formerly the Tom Peters Co.), introduce the newest title in the Bluepoint Leadership series. The Leadership Experience is an advanced discussion of the necessity for leaders to move beyond personal success and create a culture of true collaboration with colleagues and customers in order for a business organization to compete in the 21st century.For MBAs, middle and upper management, and entrepreneurs alike, Gregg and Ron's findings on this subject are both surprising and compelling. The territory covered in The Leadership Experience extends far beyond the typical leadership book's motivational platitudes delivering research and empirical evidence that will guide you through the not so commonsense world of leadership in management. No one knows the subject better than Gregg and Ron, this book contains invaluable information for today's business leadership.



About the Author
Ron Crossland has worked with talent from the boiler room to the boardroom, a range of experience that has taught him that regardless of position, individuals' work matters. He has helped individuals, teams, and organizations develop better leaders, create more innovation, forge better internal and external relationships, and inspire greater performance. He has been an organizational consultant and educator since 1985. Whether delivering a keynote or engaged with a small group over a two-day workshop experience, Ron blends science and art, data and philosophy, with theory and practicality to achieve an enviable goal for educators: help leaders find practical applications they can use right away as well as prompt them to reconsider their longer term leadership positions and practices. He is a five-time entrepreneur and has held founding and/or executive positions in the following companies: International Leadership Associates Tom Peters Company Tom Peters Company, Ltd. Bluepoint Leadership Development Ron is a writer, an intuitionist, a factoid junkie, and a research synthesizer. He is a speaker for company meetings, industry association events, and other venues. Ron received his BS in Electronic Engineering Technology (1975) and his MBA (1977) from Oklahoma State University. In 2011 OSU's Spears School of Business recognized him as one of the top fifty MBA graduates of its fifty-year history.Gregg Thompson is President of Bluepoint Leadership Development. He has extensive experience as a business leader, operations manager, executive coach, trainer and management consultant. He holds a Master of Organizational Development degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.Susanne Biro is the Director of Coaching at Bluepoint Leadership Development. She lives in Vancouver, Canada.
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