The 360 Degree Leader with Workbook: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Oct 18, 2011 - Business & Economics - 356 pages

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What's the number one question leadership expert John C.Maxwell is asked while conducting his leadership conferences? "How can Iimplement what you teach when I'm not the top leader?". Is it possible to leadwell when you're not the top dog? How about if the person you work for is a badleader? The answer is a resounding yes!

Welcome to The 360 Leader. People who desire to lead fromthe middle of organizations face unique challenges. And they are often heldback by myths that prevent them from developing their influence. Dr. Maxwell,one of the globe's most trusted leadership mentors, debunks the myths, showsyou how to overcome the challenges, and teaches you the skills you need tobecome a 360 leader.

If you have found yourself trying to lead from the middle ofthe organization, as the vast majority of professionals do, then you needMaxwell's insights. You have a unique opportunity to exercise influence in all directions-up(to the boss), across (among your peers), and down (to those you lead). Thegood news is that your influence is greater than you know.

Practice the disciplines of 360 leadership and theopportunities will be endless . . . for your organization, for your career, andfor your life.

 

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Practical advice on improving influence

User Review  - Joanne - Christianbook.com

Maxwell has written a practical, eye opening book to help anyone lead from where he presently serves. Through identifying leadership myths and sharing challenges leaders face, Maxwell shows every ... Read full review

Good read for those leading from the middle.

User Review  - Jason Harris - Christianbook.com

This book supplied for review through BookSneezeŽ. John Maxwell has achieved guru status in the field of leadership—and rightly so. He’s authored a steady stream of leadership resources over the ... Read full review

Contents

The Myths of Leading from the Middle of an Organization
1
The Challenges 360Degree Leaders Face
23
The Principles 360Degree Leaders Practice to Lead Up
81
The Principles 360Degree Leaders Practice to Lead Across
159
The Principles 360Degree Leaders Practice to Lead Down
211
The Value of 360Degee Leaders
263
Create an Environment That Unleashes 360Degree Leaders
297
Notes
309
The 360Degree Leader Workbook
315
About the Author
345
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John C. Maxwell is an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold more than 19 million books. He is the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 126 countries. Read his blog at JohnMaxwellOnLeadership.com.

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