The Road to Self-Leadership Development: Busting Out of Your Comfort Zone, 1st Edition

  • Stanley C. Ross
  • Published By: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • ISBN-10: 1785607022
  • ISBN-13: 9781785607028
  • DDC: 658.4092
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 160 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released October 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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The primary purpose of this book is to provide individuals who want to become a leader with a systematic approach for learning how to first learn to become a self-leader. Organizations can use the book for identifying leader types and within leadership development training programs. Individuals need help in understanding the logic of being a self-leader and the critical role of self-worth (encompasses self-esteem, self-concept and self-confidence) in the process of developing the self-leader as a preparatory step to leadership development. The book offers two important benefits to readers. First, readers learn that to lead others involves learning how to lead the self and self-leadership is all about improving feelings of self-worth. Second, the book provides a practical model for readers to follow in creating a personalized self-leadership development process or an organizations human resource leaders with a model to follow in designing and implementing a multi-stage training program that encompasses self-leadership and leadership development.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction and Overview.
2: Experience: Grist to the Mill.
3: The Starting Point: Self-Esteem.
4: The Significance of the Self-Concept.
5: The Mission of Self-Confidence.
6: The Significance of Personal Values.
7: Attitude, the Manifestation of the Individual's Measure of Self-Worth.
8: The Power of Self-Motivation.
9: Actions that Count.
10: Learning to Lead — Priming the Self-Leadership Development Process.
11: Creating a Successful Self-Leadership Development Program.
12: The End Is Only the Beginning.
13: Self-Leadership Development Exercises.