You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader: How Anyone, Anywhere, Can Make a Positive Difference

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Crown Publishing Group, Sep 19, 2006 - Business & Economics - 112 pages
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In his inspiring new book, You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader, Mark Sanborn, the author of the national bestseller The Fred Factor, shows how each of us can be a leader in our daily lives and make a positive difference, whatever our title or position.

Through the stories of a number of unsung heroes, Sanborn reveals the keys each one of us can use to improve our organizations and enhance our careers.

Genuine leadership – leadership with a “little l”, as he puts it, is not conferred by a title, or limited to the executive suite. Rather, it is shown through our everyday actions and the way we influence the lives of those around us. Among the qualities that genuine leaders share:

• Acting with purpose rather than getting bogged down by mindless activity
• Caring about and listening to others
• Looking for ways to encourage the contributions and development of others rather than focusing solely on personal achievements
• Creating a legacy of accomplishment and contribution in everything they do

As readers across the country discovered in The Fred Factor, Mark Sanborn has an unparalleled ability to explain fundamental business and leadership truths through simple stories and anecdotes. You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader offers an inspiring message to anyone who wants to take control of their life and make a positive difference.

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Not Bad By Any Means, but Still Worth Skimming

User Review  - mattparks35 -

This book, or pamphlet rather, is a very concise work on leadership. Using six principles of leadership, the author shoots to encourage not just those who are in a leadership position but specifically ... Read full review

Great Motivational Book

User Review  - Ladymimzza -

Great Book. I do not have a title but l do have a desire to be a leader or rather an influential person. His style of writing is simple and easy to understand and grasp. His use of stories captures ... Read full review


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Leaders Increase
The Power of Focus
The Power of Persuasive Communication
The Power of Giving

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About the author (2006)

MARK SANBORN, an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, is president of Sanborn Associates, Inc., an idea studio for leadership development. Having served as president of two national organizations, he regularly keynotes meetings in the United States and abroad. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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