Mastering Self-leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2007 - Business & Economics - 186 pages
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This brief, inexpensive paperback on self-management is a guide for self-help that uses solid research and proven principles. Powerful advice and tools emphasize the following idea: first learn to lead yourself, and then you will be in a solid position to effectively lead others. Mastering Self Leadership explores methods for achieving personal goals using self-assessment, self-reward, self-talk, mental imagery, teamthink, and other cutting-edge concepts. An excellent resource for sales managers, department heads, team leaders, and others in leadership positions.

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Charles C. Manz is a speaker, consultant, and best-selling business author who has written more than 100 articles and 14 books. He won the Stybel-Peabody National Book Award, and his work has been featured in many national business publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Success. He received the prestigious Marvin Bower Fellowship at the Harvard Business School and is currently the Nirenberg Professor of Business Leadership in the School of Management at the University of Massachusetts. His clients have included 3M, Ford, Xerox, General Motors, American Express, and many others.

Christopher P. Neck is a nationally known motivational speaker, consultant, and author. He has been quoted extensively in numerous international outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. His books include Medicine for the Mind: Healing Words to Help You Soar (1997), For Team Members Only: Making Your Workplace Team Productive and Hassle-Free (1997), and The Wisdom of Solomon at Work (2001). He is currently an associate professor of management at Virginia Tech.

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