The Leader Within
Learning Enough about Yourself to Lead Others
The first step towards becoming an outstanding leader: know yourself. Thisbook will help you understand yourself as a leader... so you can change, grow, and become powerfully more effective. Authored by four world-renownedleadership experts, including the legendary Ken Blanchard, it draws on anextraordinary seven-year research study on how successful corporate executivesexert influence. The authors begin by presenting self-change as your musturgent leadership challenge, and showing how your values and personalitygovern your actions, even when you don't realize it. You'll examine the innerself you're currently bringing to your "moments of influence," discovering howyour disposition, values, beliefs, and persona are contributing right now to yoursuccess -- or failure. Throughout, the authors present proven, values-basedapproaches to leadership in both group settings and one-to-one contexts. TheLeader Inside will help you connect to facets of yourself you've neverdiscovered, and liberate personal energy you never knew you had. And it willhelp you rekindle your team's spirit, so you can work together to build stronger, more effective, more joyful organizations.
Pearson Prentice Hall, 9780131470255, 288pp.
Publication Date: September 5, 2004