The 60 Second Leader: Everything You Need to Know About Leadership, in 60 Second Bites

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Wiley, Apr 4, 2007 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
This book is the distillation of 30 essential elements of leadership into 60 second digestible chapters. There are also 30 true 60 Second Leader Tales in between the chapters to help bring some of the leader leraning points to life.


"A good prescription for all of us! Hope the book does well." Guy Kawasaki, Author, Rules for Revolutionaries and The Art of The Start

"I was very impressed. I approached it as a cynic, thinking it was going to be one of those 'MBA in a day' things. But, I enjoyed it. It's very well put together." Steve Parks, CEO, The Red Group

"Well done on your refreshing approach to leadership. I recommended your book to a large conference yesterday. Keep going - this world needs people like you." David Taylor, Author, The Naked Leader

"The book is great. I'm really enjoying reading it; very informative, easy to read and a bit irreverent which I really like. I will recommend it to all my friends. It deserves a wide readership!" Jon Harding, Senior HR Manager in charge of Leadership Development, Intercontinental Hotels Group

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About the author (2007)

Phil Dourado is a leadership consultant, speaker, author and journalist. His specialist area is helping large companies develop a global community of leaders who learn from each other online. He has written for a number of national newspapers and magazines, including the telegraph, the Independent, GQ, The Observers and The Business. He edited two business-to-business journals before spending five years researching and defining great leadership practice as a director of the Inspired Leaders Network. This, his second book on leadership, grew out of research into distilling the essence of leadership for the 60 Second Leader online development system. It follows the same principle of bite-size nuggets that can be digested quickly by busy leaders and put into action immediately to improve their leadership performance. Phil has an MA in history from Cambridge University and splits h is time between consulting, researching, writing, parenting and caring for his wife, who has Huntington's disease. you can reach him through

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