What Type of Leader Are You?: Using the Enneagram System to Identify and Grow Your Leadership Strenghts and Achieve Maximum Succes

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 30, 2007 - Business & Economics - 288 pages

Every leader has a number!

Millions of people around the world use the nine-point Enneagram system to analyze their personality strengths. Now for the first time, renowned Enneagram expert Ginger Lapid-Bogda shows how to use this personality typing system to reach your full potential as a leader and to pinpoint your core leadership style.

“A unique combination of business savvy, organization development, and in-depth self-development perspectives.”-Colleen Gentry, senior vice president for Executive Development, Wachovia Corporation

“Chock-full of excellent suggestions and astute examples that . . . provide readers with a multitude of teachable moments.”-Beverly Kaye, Ph.D., founder/CEO of Career Systems International and coauthor of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay

“Dr. Lapid-Bogda adroitly describes how different types of people fulfill the core competencies of leadership in their own ways.”-Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram and The Enneagram in Love and Work

“We recommend this book for anyone in leadership wishing to use the superbly insightful tool of the Enneagram to access their innate gifts, identify their biases, and become truly great leaders.”-Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson, The Enneagram Institute, authors of Personality Types and The Wisdom of the Enneagram

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 What Type Are You?
1
Chapter 2 Drive for Results
35
Chapter 3 Strive for SelfMastery
65
Think and Act Strategically
99
Chapter 5 Become an Excellent Communicator
137
Chapter 6 Lead HighPerforming Teams
183
Chapter 7 Make Optimal Decisions
215
Chapter 8 Take Charge of Change
253
Chapter 9 Stretch Your Leadership Paradigms
289
Resources
295
Index
301
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Ginger Lapid-Bogda, Ph.D. is the head of Bogda & Associates, an international Enneagram consulting firm, and is past president of the International Enneagram Association.

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