Based on original research into some of the world's best organisations, How to Lead cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what it really takes to motivate, inspire and deliver results. This unique and brilliant combination of authoritative guidance and stimulating and entertaining advice willhelp you resolve some of the common challenges that every leader will face. Includes free access to checklists on handy leadership topics such as driving performance, managing time, setting and controlling budgets, dealing with crises and delegating.
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Acknowledgements About the third edition Leadership skills index Introduction Part 1 The foundations of leadership 1 Focusing on people 2 Being positive 3 Being professional Part 2 The practice of leadership 4 Leading from the middle 5 Focusing on people 6 Being positive 7 Being professional Part 3 Mastering leadership 8 Leading from the top 9 Focusing on people 10 Being positive 11 Being professional Part 4 The leadership journey 12 The leadership journey Index
JO OWEN is a leading authority on leadership and business skills. He is one of the founders of Teach First, now a top ten graduate recruiter in the UK, and of three other charities in education and re-offending. He has built a business in Japan, was a partner at Accenture and has worked with over 100 of the world's best (and a few of the worst) organisations. He has worked across Asia, Europe and North America in most industries. A top corporate coach and speaker on leadership, tribes, global teams and influence, his other books include How to Lead, How to Manage, How to Influence, How to Sell and Tribal Business School.