Leaders Ought to Know: 11 Ground Rules for Common Sense Leadership, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118652118
  • ISBN-13: 9781118652114
  • DDC: 658.4
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The assumption that promoting a candidate into a leadership position will, by osmosis, make them a competent leader is a common, short-sighted practice in organizations today. And while many organizations have not defined what is expected of their organizational leaders, competitive, growth-oriented businesses require leaders who generate profits while improving employee performance and retention. Gifted storyteller Phil Van Hooser masterfully uses real world examples to illustrate the critical issues that successful leaders ought to know. By examining the dos and donts of leadership, executives and managers will gain practical strategies to transform the way they lead their employees and serve customers. Serving as a comprehensive leadership development guide, this books multi-faceted approach has been carefully designed to introduce, explain, implement and reinforce proven leadership concepts. Topics include foundational principles for leadership, motivation, communication, managing change and team building, among many others. The content addresses the biggest leadership issues as well as the smallest nuances of leadership performance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Choosing to Lead.
2: Offer Service, Take Action.
3: The Essential Element.
4: A Recipe for Respect.
5: Honesty and Other Truths.
6: Two Motivational Truths.
7: Why People Do What They Do.
8: Preventive Leadership.
9: Fearsome Facts.
10: Leadership Pitfalls.
11: Commonsense Success.
Other Backmatter.