9 Things a Leader Must Do: How to Go to the Next Level--And Take Others With You

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Oct 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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Why do some leaders get and accomplish what they want as a matter of routine, while others seem to regularly experience frustration and setbacks? Why do some leaders achieve their goals and reach new heights, while others barely "hang in there" and survive? Based on his groundbreaking psychological study of the ways that successful individuals think and behave, Dr. Henry Cloud presents a simple yet profound roadmap to help leaders-and those who want to become leaders-arrive at greater levels of personal growth and corporate influence than they previously thought were possible. The good news for all of us is that leadership success is not limited to vague notions of "charisma" nor traditional advantages like graduate degrees and connections, but much more to a pattern of thinking and moving forward that learns from mistakes and stays focused on goals.

 

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User Review  - BFrank - Christianbook.com

Great practical book. Insights to be successful in life. We use it with our deacons. We gave it to all of our deacons 2 years ago and now give it to the new deacons every year. Read full review

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User Review  - sprite - LibraryThing

Airy like a meringue. Sure, people should do these things. But I have no idea why the word "leader" is in the title. On the gripping hand, being a meringue it was a very quick read and therefore I wasted little time. Read full review

Contents

Foreword by John C Maxwell
5
Excavate Your Soul
15
Yank the Diseased Tooth
29
Play the Whole Movie
41
Put Superman out of a Job
51
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 Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author with his books selling more than 10 million copies. As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with many business and global leaders and experts, such as Tony Blair, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, Desmond Tutu, Malala Yousafzai, and others. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background and experience as a leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEO's, leadership teams and executives to improve performance, leadership skills, and culture. Dr. Cloud lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.  

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