Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Take the Lead by Donna J. DennisPreparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Take the Lead by Donna J. Dennis

Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Take the Lead

byDonna J. Dennis, Debbie Meola

Paperback | July 25, 2009

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What makes a great leader? Confidence? Trust? Vision? The ability to inspire? The answer is complex yet understandable. The good news is that most great leaders are made, not born, and many of the characteristics associated with effective leadership can be assessed, trained, and developed. Based on the best-selling seminar by the American Management Association, this book gives readers practical advice on how they can: - get noticed by learning how to look and talk like a leader - become expert teambuilders, coaches, and communicators - gain and use power and influence positively - guard against the pitfalls of intraorganizational politics - identify and build strategic alliances - elicit support - motivate others Containing practical tools including assessments, tips, and checklists, this book shows readers how to take their organizations into the future, inspire those around them... and achieve beyond what is expected."
Donna J. Dennis, Ph.D.is a leadership development professional whose clients have included Cisco Systems and British Petroleum. She is an Executive in Residence with the Human Resources Institute. Deborah Dennis Meola is a freelance writer. "
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Title:Preparing for Leadership: What It Takes to Take the LeadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.13 inPublished:July 25, 2009Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0814414524

ISBN - 13:9780814414521

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