Leadership Vertigo

Why Even the Best Leaders Go Off Course and How They Can Get Back On Track

Author: S. Max Brown,Tanveer Naseer

Publisher: Familius

ISBN: 1939629861

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 5736

Over the past few decades, there’s been an exponential rise in the number of books and studies on leadership and what we need to do to ensure organizational success in today’s increasingly complex and interconnected global market. And yet, we continue to see year after year research that shows employee engagement and morale levels plateauing on the low end of the scale. Why is this? Why are we unable to move the needle and create the kind of working conditions that not only allow our employees to succeed, but thrive under our leadership? What these findings reveal is that leaders often can’t see the gap that exists between what they want their leadership to represent and how others actually experience their leadership. Many of us are experiencing a common perceptual problem where our brain sends us false signals assuring us that everything is okay when it is not. We call this phenomenon Leadership Vertigo. Leadership Vertigo: Why We All Go Off Course and How We Can Get Back on Track will help you to understand how you can counter these bouts of self-deception by employing four Leadership Landmarks, Community, Competence, Credibility, and Compassion, to get your team back on course.

The 18 Challenges of Leadership

A Practical, Structured Way to Develop Your Leadership Talent

Author: Trevor Waldock,Shenaz Kelly-Rawat

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273688105

Category: Executives

Page: 364

View: 3122

"When was the last time you lifted up your head? To succeed in business you need to be more than an effective manager. Organizations are looking for people who are both engaged and can achieve results. They want leaders, at all levels: people who lift up their heads. Becoming a successful leader means meeting some key challenges. These challenges span from what are often called 'hard' business-focused issues, such as vision and strategy, to 'soft' personal challenges, such as personality and confidence. The leadership challenges are remarkably uniform across sectors and levels. This book presents the crucial 18 challenges that have been distilled from research and practical experience into what real leaders face in their daily work. After each challenge is described, there is a simple self-assessment process to allow you to see where you are in relation to that challenge. Finally, practical guidance shows you how to go about boosting your ability to meet that challenge and excel as a leader."

Make A Difference GROWTH IN LEADERSHIP

Author: Dr Little, Hambrick-Jackson, Rupert

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 147599706X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 7037

Most books on leadership are penned by thought leaders and experts, each with a distinctive, individual perspective. But this work is different. Using the extensive client network of Eagle Consulting, we surveyed more than 100 leaders from all levels of experience – from CEOs to volunteer coordinators to school teachers – on how to find and nurture growth in leadership. Their collected victories and failures will sound familiar, since you probably have experienced the same in your own walk. In these pages you will find unique solutions in our common quest to make a difference. “This book challenged my thinking on leadership, it helped me understand how to be a better leader, and a better person. You can’t afford not to read this book, there is something for all real life leaders.” -Ian Poulton, Finance Manager with PPG Aerospace "There are many books on developing your leadership skills, this one is different. This book provides practical and real life stories of every day leaders at all levels...it is authentic, powerful and most of all relevant. Required reading for all great leaders.” -Rebecca Morlando, Manufacturing Director with 3M Eagle Consutling www.teceagle.com 256-341-0811

When a New Leader Takes Over

Toward Ethical Turnarounds

Author: Ronald R. Sims

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 1681239450

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 427

View: 5549

When a New Leader takes Over: Toward Ethical Turnarounds takes a detailed look at the experiences of new leaders who are charged with turning an organization around following an ethical scandal. The challenges confronting new leaders who are tasked with restoring trust, rebuilding reputation, and turning around an organization following an ethical scandal are discussed along with specific actions taken by these leaders during the turnaround process. A main focus of the book is to offer insight into the difficult situations confronting new leaders at the beginning, during and after their turnaround experiences which means turning an unethical organizational culture into an ethical one. A number of examples of turnaround efforts that have taken place over the past two decades are included to provide the most comprehensive documentation of the ethical turnaround process. The book includes an indepth look at what led to the unethical behavior by examining a number of realworld examples of ethical scandals from around the world. The book will provide an analysis of the various ethical scandals by focusing on concepts like unethical leadership, received wisdom, groupthink and moral silence, all of which contribute to the kind of organizational culture and unethical behavior one finds in organizations that experience ethical scandals. The book also discusses proactive leadership and its importance in implementing ethical turnarounds based on valuesbased leadership, employee involvement and ethics education. A main premise of this book is that new leaders can successfully create an organization environment to rebuild and institutionalize ethical behavior as part of the turnaround process and sustain ethical behavior beyond the turnaround. The book will be of interest to employees at all levels of an organization, business professionals and other practitioners and others who have an interest in organization change, transformation and ethical turnarounds.

Charting Change

A Visual Toolkit for Making Change Stick

Author: Braden Kelley

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137536977

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 237

View: 2807

Research shows that up to seventy percent of all change initiatives fail. Let's face it, change is hard, as is getting an organization on board and working through the process. One thing that has been known to be effective is onboarding teams not only to understand this change, but to see the process and the progress of institutional change. Charting Change will help teams and companies visualize this complicated process. Kelley has developed the Change Planning Canvas, which enables leadership and project teams to easily discuss the variable that will influence the change effort and organize them in a collaborative and visual way. It will help managers build a cohesive approach that can be more easily embraced by employees who are charged with the actual implementation of change. This book will teach readers how to use this visual toolkit to build a common language and vision for implementing change.

Defying Gravity

How to Survive the Storms of Pastoral Ministry

Author: Daniel Henderson

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9781575678733

Category: Religion

Page: 192

View: 623

Satan is a strategic foe. His darts and doubts are designed to undermine the power of truth. He knows the importance of destroying the integrity and well-being of spiritual leaders in order to decimate the church of Jesus Christ. Pastors and church leaders need to learn about how to prepare for and protect themselves so they can lead effectively and without "losing altitude". Defying Gravity makes leaders aware of the pitfalls of ministry and equips them with the tools to avoid these temptations and traps. This book is the fruit of Daniel Henderson's 25 years of pastoral ministry, mostly spent as the senior pastor of three churches. It also reflects his very active ministry in the past 11 years as a speaker in pastors' conferences and renewal events, which have given him many occasions for interaction with hurting pastors. From those lessons learned he instructs on the nine gauges on the leadership instrument panel that you need to monitor to keep soaring no matter what storms come your way. The nine gauges he refers to are applied truth, spiritual intimacy, personal integrity, Biblical identity, genuine accountability, eternal significance, healthy family life, indispensible pain, and a captivating call.

Shut Up in Paris

Author: Nathan Sheppard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Paris (France)

Page: 312

View: 6312

American Vertigo

auf der Suche nach der Seele Amerikas

Author: Bernard-Henri Lévy

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 9783593382395

Category:

Page: 381

View: 3457

Du neben mir und zwischen uns die ganze Welt

Author: Nicola Yoon

Publisher: Dressler Verlag

ISBN: 3862729761

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 630

Am Anfang war ein Traum. Und dann war Leben! Wenn ihr Leben ein Buch wäre, sagt Madeleine, würde sich beim Rückwärtslesen nichts ändern: Heute ist genau wie gestern und morgen wird sein wie heute. Denn Madeleine hat einen seltenen Immundefekt und ihr Leben lang nicht das Haus verlassen. Doch dann zieht nebenan der gut aussehende Olly ein - und Madeleine weiß, sie will alles, das ganze große, echte, lebendige Leben! Und sie ist bereit, dafür alles zu riskieren. So hat man die Liebe noch nie gelesen! Eine außergewöhnlich berührende Liebesgeschichte für Fans von Jojo Moyes und John Green mit besonderen Illustrationen, Skizzen, Notizen und E-Mails.

Tough Things First: Leadership Lessons from Silicon Valley's Longest Serving CEO

Author: Ray Zinn

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259584186

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 1785

Silicon Valley pioneer Ray Zinn, CEO of top microchip company Micrel for 37 years, shows entrepreneurs and executives how to lead and succeed by tackling the Tough Things First In high school, Ray Zinn’s track coach told him he was too short to run the hurdles. Ray took this as a challenge and, after months of hard training, became the fastest hurdler on the team. That drive and self-discipline is, to Zinn, the essence of the entrepreneurial spirit. It’s what pushed him to achieve the impossible, founding a Silicon Valley microchip company—without venture capital—and turning it into a global empire with an enviable 37-year track record as CEO. Tough Things First, the distillation of Ray Zinn’s astonishing career as CEO of Micrel, is a comprehensive head-to-toe training program for entrepreneurs and leaders—based on hard-won lessons in business and in life. Zinn’s tough-love approach gives you the guidance you need to: • Find your vision, set your goals, and make them happen • Build your business like you’d train your body: with heart, soul, mind, and passion • Master the psychological disciplines that will sharpen your focus and drive • Create a corporate culture that engages employees and inspires confidence • Put people first and push them to achieve their personal best • Tackle the tough jobs today—and ensure your success tomorrow Zinn tells you what it takes to succeed in a world where markets are constantly changing, new technologies are emerging, and small startups are going head to head with industry giants. He shows you how to be a good leader and what you can do to make yourself even better. He reveals why discipline is the first and most important step—for the entrepreneur and the organization—and why people are your single most valuable resource. He offers practical, no-nonsense advice on processes and procedures, finances and growth creation, changing markets and new technology. But that’s not all. The key to your success, Zinn explains, lies in your mind, your body, your vision, and your heart. This book shows you how to develop these interconnected skills, how to integrate them into your life and work, and how to handle the tough things first. As the trailblazing founder and CEO of Micrel, Inc., one of the world’s leading microchip companies, Ray Zinn bootstrapped his company, achieved consistent profitability, and delivered a total equity value of more than $800 million at its acquisition. In 37 years of leading this publicly traded microchip empire, he saw it through the dot-com bust and Great Recession—with only one unprofitable year—relying on his discipline as a leader, passion as an inventor, and training as an athlete. In 2015, Zinn stepped down as Micrel’s CEO and is in the process of launching a Silicon Valley accelerator that will help business visionaries build profitable, enduring companies.

Fictional Leaders

Heroes, Villans and Absent Friends

Author: Jonathan Gosling,Peter Villiers

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137272759

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

View: 924

Management theory is vague about the experience of leading. Success, power, achievement are discussed but less focus is given to negative experiences leaders faced such as loneliness or disappointment. This book addresses difficult-to-explore aspects of leadership through well-known works of literature drawing lessons from fictional leaders.

Austerlitz

Author: Winfried Georg Sebald

Publisher: Carl Hanser

ISBN: 9783446199866

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 7172

Wer ist Austerlitz? Ein rätselhafter Fremder, der immer wieder an den ungewöhnlichsten Orten auftaucht: am Bahnhof, am Handschuhmarkt, im Industriequartier ... Und jedes Mal erzählt er ein Stück mehr von seiner Lebensgeschichte, der Geschichte eines unermüdlichen Wanderers durch unsere Kultur und Architektur und der Geschichte eines Mannes, dem als Kind Heimat, Sprache und Name geraubt wurden.

Alle Menschen sind gleich - erfolgreiche nicht

Die verblüffenden kulturellen Ursachen von Erfolg

Author: Amy Chua,Jed Rubenfeld

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593501171

Category: Political Science

Page: 318

View: 518

Warum sind Einwanderer aus China und dem Iran Gewinnertypen und die aus anderen Nationen oft nicht? »Tigermutter« Amy Chua und ihr Mann Jed Rubenfeld haben eine überraschende Antwort. Erfolg hat, wer drei Dinge mit auf den Weg bekommt: das Gefühl kollektiver Überlegenheit, gepaart mit einer tiefen Unsicherheit gegenüber der neuen Gesellschaft und nicht zuletzt einer guten Portion Selbstdisziplin. Das Gute: Das Erfolgsprinzip ist kulturell geprägt, aber dennoch übertragbar und kann uns auch hierzulande eine Lehre sein. Vorausgesetzt, wir haben den nötigen Biss!

Leadership

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: South Africa

Page: N.A

View: 2572

Real Leadership in Real Time

How to Lead with High Skill at High Speed

Author: Thomas J. Barrett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780964106550

Category: Leadership

Page: 127

View: 4352

Real Leadership: 9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living with Purpose

Author: John Addison

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259584453

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 816

***A Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller*** Leadership lessons for enduring business and personal success from renowned motivational speaker, current leadership editor of Success magazine and former co-CEO of Primerica, John Addison In Real Leadership, author John Addison shares his straightforward practices for successful leadership through his personal and professional journey, helping leaders at any level understand and emulate the nine principles that fostered enduring results on his path to success. As co-CEO of Primerica--the largest independent financial services marketing organization in North America--from 1999 to 2015, Addison spearheaded the company through a period of rapid growth in the early 2000's, then helped navigate the company through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, and the separation from their parent company, Citibank, which created one of the most successful IPOs of the decade. Guiding the organization through these monumental changes while also working to keep morale high, Addison developed a passion and talent for motivating others that allowed him to inspire and empower over a million people during his career. The perspectives and personal laws of success that he’s developed over decades of hard work and diligence boil down to the principles of living your best life. Because that, says Addison, is the essence of leadership: having the courage, honor, and integrity to live your true life, the one you were put here to live, and to do it in a way that makes the world a better place than it was before you got here. Addison's story shares his experiences--from small-town southern boy to influential CEO--providing a riveting read that is down-to-earth and profound in its simplicity and honesty. His practical takeaway lessons will help you lead better in every aspect of your life. It’s the kind of leadership that others will follow over the long haul, through the good times and the bad, through the ups and the downs; it’s real leadership. John Addison is the former Co-CEO of Primerica, the largest independent financial services marketing organization in North America. He currently serves as CEO of Addison Leadership Group as well as the leadership editor of Success magazine. As a renowned, world-class speaker, he has motivated millions with his insight and wisdom on leadership, personal development, and achieving success in both their careers and their personal lives.

The Six Hats of the Worship Leader

Author: Rich Kirkpatrick

Publisher: Rich Kirkpatrick

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 82

View: 6229

You can wear a hat, share a hat, or give a hat away. Many church leadership books today seem to focus heavily on the language of the corporate world. Throw a creative worship leader into the mix and vertigo sets in for all involved. Why? Creative leaders simply think differently. If you want to learn how to better explain your worship leadership to those in charge, this book is for you. If your role is leading worship leaders, the language shared in this book aims to help you take your team to their next level.

Geh nie alleine essen!

Und andere Geheimnisse rund um Networking und Erfolg

Author: Keith Ferrazzi

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3941493345

Category: Self-Help

Page: 387

View: 3038

Wollen Sie im Leben vorankommen? Wollen Sie auf der Karriereleiter empor klettern? Das Geheimnis dafür liegt laut Networking-Guru Keith Ferrazzi darin, sich mit anderen Menschen zusammenzutun. Ferrazzi erkannte schon früh, dass sich sehr erfolgreiche Menschen von der breiten Masse in puncto Networking in einem Punkt unterscheiden: Sie nutzen die Macht von "Vitamin B" so, dass jeder dabei gewinnt. In "Geh nie alleine essen!" zeigt Ferrazzi die Schritte, die er benutzt, um mit den Tausenden von Menschen in seinem Adressbuch in Kontakt zu bleiben. Es sind Kollegen, Freunde und Partner - Menschen, denen er geholfen hat und Menschen, die ihm geholfen haben. Ferrazzis Art des Networkings basiert auf Großzügigkeit - er hilft seinen Freunden, miteinander in Kontakt zu kommen. Er unterscheidet stark zwischen dem echten Aufbau von Beziehungen und dem hektischen Visitenkartentausch, den viele heute als Networking bezeichnen. Schließlich destilliert er sein System in anwendbare und erprobte Prinzipien.