One Piece of Paper (Hardcover)

The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership

By Mike Figliuolo

Jossey-Bass, 9781118049594, 238pp.

Publication Date: October 18, 2011

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A robust, authentic model for creating and clearly articulatinga personal leadership philosophy

Based on leadership expert Mike Figliuolo's popular "LeadershipMaxims" training course, One Piece of Paper teachesdecisive, effective leadership by taking a holistic approach todefining one's personal leadership philosophy. Through a series ofsimple questions, readers will create a living document thatcommunicates their values, passions, goals and standards to others, maximizing their leadership potential.

  • Outlines a clear approach for identifying a concise andmeaningful set of personal leadership maxims by which leaders canlive their lives
  • Explains and applies four basic aspects of leadership: leadingyourself, leading the thinking, leading your people, and leading abalanced life
  • Generates a foundational document that serves as a touchstonefor leaders and their teams

Simple, applicable, and without pretense, One Piece ofPaper provides a model for real leadership in the realworld.

About the Author

MIKE FIGLIUOLO is the founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services firm specializing in leadership development, and a nationally-recognized speaker and blogger on the topic of leadership. An Honor Graduate from West Point, Figliuolo served in the U.S. Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Co., and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.