Leadership (Collins Business Secrets)

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HarperCollins UK, Apr 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
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The leadership secrets that experts and top professionals use.

Get results fast with this quick, easy guide to the fundamentals of Leadership.
Includes how to:
• Understand and develop your leadership style
• Identify strategic goals for your department
• Motivate and manage teams of all sizes
• Build a culture of results and responsibility
• Lead the way out of a crisis


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47Respond to underperfomance
48Negate the negative conflict
Leadership and change
51Develop a vision of change everyone sees
52Convince people why they must change
53Be sensitive to the change process
54Maintain momentum
55Invite resistance

17Patiently does it
18Be a warm touch
19Develop yourself or get left behind
110Work to live live to work
Leadership responsibilities
21Transform the abstract into concrete
22Lead but dont forget to manage
23Lead to bring about climate change
24Be confident as a strong leader
25Have enough humility to avoid humiliation
26Open up to people
Leadership strategy
31Think of forests not trees
32Avoid a shortsighted vision
get it into their heads
34Turn your strategy into action
35Be a business expert
Leadership and execution
41Get tough with tough decisions
42Deliver or die
43Mind your way through roadblocks
44Collaborate and make everyone happy
45Fight battles worth winning
46Recruit and encourage responseability
watch the ball
57Accept ambiguity
58Innovate for a great Plan B
Leadership influence
61Get wise to the politics
open an account today
63Give to gain when you network
64Negotiate so everyone wins
65Listen to learn
66Prepare to present
67Write as you lead
Leadership and the team
71Build an empowered team
72Stretch that team
73Upset your teams thinking
74Mentor your leadersinwaiting
75Trust the virtual team
76Inject life into your teleconference
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Michael Heath is Managing Director of Michael Heath Consulting, a learning and development consultancy established in 1999. Drawing upon 20 years’ experience of working with an impressive portfolio of international organizations, he offers a wealth of practical knowledge and insights to address the challenges that leaders face. He is the author of Management, also in the SECRETS series.

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