The Leader's Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Any Situation by John BaldoniThe Leader's Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Any Situation by John Baldoni

The Leader's Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Any Situation

byJohn Baldoni

Hardcover | November 17, 2012

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Before you can lead others, you must learn to lead yourself. Yet those tasked with leadership roles must discover what their people-and their companies-respond to as they go. The Leader's Pocket Guide provides readers with concise, on-the-job expertise to inspire and direct them on their professional journey. Organized into three easy-reference sections-Self, Colleagues, and Organization-the book supplies readers with tactical tips on how to: * Deliver Inspiration * Demonstrate character * Develop confidence * Communicate with authority * Think critically * Foster innovation * Connect with others * Resolve conflicts * Add buzz to their leadership brand * Coach for development * Recognize achievement * Instill company-wide purpose * Deal with adversity Augmented by up-to-date research on the role of leaders and the expectations followers have for them, this pithy, powerful, and portable guide contains energizing action tips, self-assessments, and "Think About..." sections to spur readers on to reach continuously greater heights of leadership excellence.
JOHN BALDONI, president of Baldoni Consulting LLC, is an internationally recognized executive coach, speaker, and author. In 2011, Leadership Gurus International ranked John No. 11 on its list of the world's top 30 leadership experts. He is a regular online contributor to CBS MoneyWatch, Inc, and Harvard Business Review.
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Title:The Leader's Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Any SituationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 6.5 × 4.5 × 0.87 inPublished:November 17, 2012Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081443231X

ISBN - 13:9780814432310

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"... fabulous compact guide to all the situations leaders face today, as well as the ones that are forming on the horizon.' - Blue Heron Journal 'next best thing to having John as your own personal coach. He shares the lessons he's learned coaching others.' - LeadershipNow 'Author John Baldoni is a great leadership thinker and this book encapsulates some of his best thinking.' - Leadership & Learning "What I like most about John's work is that it is practical. I can put his advice to use immediately." - Leadership Insights 'Dynamically written and very well organized, both conceptually and visually, readers can pick up good advice just leafing through it.' - Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight magazine 'this book enables readers to become greater influencers in every arena of their lives.' - T+D Magazine "Baldoni has amassed a wealth of meaningful insight and suggestions in a compact resource for leaders who want to improve themselves' - The School Administrator 'You'll find the answer, whatever the leadership question, in these pages-and you'll get the message quickly." - Life Insurance Selling magazine "... a must-have for every leader and budding-leader who would value a go-to resource to help them in any leadership predicament." - C-Level Strategies "... immediately implementable advice relevant to leaders at all levels within an organization.' - StrategyDriven 'Since leadership is awfully hard, and a 24/7 sort of job, the fact that it's actually pocket-sized, and that its advice is short and pithy, makes it even more useful.' - AccountingToday 'This book is indispensable and should be on every manager's bookshelf to be easily accessible and widely used!' - Portland Book Review " full of tools you can add to your leadership toolbox and immediately put to good use.' - Sources of Insight "