Elizabeth I, CEO: strategic lessons from the leader who built an empire
This book reveals how the embattled monarch overcame daunting obstacles to win intense loyalty and lead England to greatness. 'Elizabeth I, CEO' will attract the leaders of today, the builders of contemporary empires, as well as history-lovers. The life of Elizabeth has much to say to those beginning their climb up the corporate ladder as well those who, having attained the top rung, do not want to slip from it. The queen's long reign offers lessons on; Developing a leadership attitude and image, enhanced by personal dynamism Becoming an effective coach and mentor, skilled at nurturing creativity Manipulating others - subtly and ethically Knowing and anticipating the 'enemy' Setting clear goals and motivating others to work to achieve them Most of all, the career of Elizabeth I is an example of vision, of creating vision, of communicating vision, and of realizing vision. Not only did she create loyalty among those nearest her, she met headlong an array of the most daunting challenges any leader has ever faced
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