A Leadership Kick In The Ass: How To Learn From Rough Landings, Blunders, And Missteps

byBill TreasurerForeword byClint Hurdle

January 16, 2017|
A Leadership Kick In The Ass: How To Learn From Rough Landings, Blunders, And Missteps by Bill Treasurer
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“This is one of the most unique and valuable books you will read all year, and I highly recommend it.”
Jim Kouzes, coauthor of the bestselling and award-winning The Leadership Challenge and Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

Even the best leaders—in fact, most of the best leaders—start out as decidedly bad ones. And sooner or later they reach a moment of reckoning that leadership expert Bill Treasurer calls the leadership kick in the ass. When it happens, it feels like it’s all over. But Treasurer says that with the right attitude, that kick can be a new beginning. Based on his work with thousands of leaders, this book reveals how to turn those ego-bruising events into the kind of transformative experiences that mark the paths of great leaders. As Steve Jobs famously said, “Getting fired was the best thing that ever happened to me.” This book is a survival guide, coach, and morale booster to help you use that kick to move forward instead of fall down. If you succeed, the next place you get kicked might be upstairs.
Contents Foreword ix Preface xiii Introduction Kicking Leadership's Gluteus Maximus 1 Part I Transformative Humiliation 13 Chapter 1 Aint that a Kick in the Pants 15 Chapter 2 The anatomy of a Butt Kick 28 Part II Career Kicks 45 Chapter 3 Kick Me, I'm New 47 Chapter 4 The Cheeky Middle 61 Chapter 5 Seasoned Leaders Getting Their Kicks...
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Title:A Leadership Kick In The Ass: How To Learn From Rough Landings, Blunders, And Missteps
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:200 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.54 in
Shipping dimensions:200 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.54 in
Published:January 16, 2017
Publisher:Berrett-koehler
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781626568020

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