The Leadership Forge: 50 Fire-Tested Insights to Solve Your Toughest Problems & Get Great Results

byJoe Scherrer

Kobo ebook | November 14, 2014

The Leadership Forge: 50 Fire-Tested Insights to Solve Your Toughest Problems & Get Great Results by Joe Scherrer

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This book is designed to help you solve your toughest problems, take care of your people, and get great results. You will benefit from the fifty insights by incorporating them into your personal leadership practice and growing as a leader. Each insight is structured as a self-contained “lesson.” Following is a list of the insights: Insight #1: Leadership is a Hero’s Journey. Start Yours Now Insight #2: Get Clear on Your Leadership Sight Picture—How to Power Your Leadership by Knowing Who You Are and What You Stand For Insight #3: It’s about “Duty, Honor, Country”—Lead with the Power of Your Values Insight #4: Washington at Newburgh—Compromise Your Morals, Forfeit Your Right to Lead Insight #5: Lead With Superpowers--Leverage Your Strengths Insight #6: Powell, Rumsfeld, or Wooden? Base Your Leadership Success on a Great Model Insight #7: “I Do Solemnly Swear to Support and Defend”—Do You Pass the Buck or Accept the Blame? Insight #8: Of Generals and Admirals—Work Incessantly to Achieve Leadership Mastery Insight #9: Win the War! Create and Implement Your Campaign Strategy Insight #10: Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)—Sense the Competitive Environment Insight #11: Stirrups, Airplanes, and Radios—You Must Deal With Change Insight #12: Power from the Edge—Leverage the Field for Innovation Insight #13: “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers”—The Absolute Importance of Strong Functioning Relationships Insight #14: Successfully Navigate Your Political Force Field Insight #15: Appreciate Your Friends, Allies, and Coalitions—Strengthening Your Power Base Insight #16: Getting What You Need—Using Your Power Base for Influence and Leverage to Get Things Done Insight #17: “To End a War”—Negotiating Your Way to Success Insight #18: Peacetime and Wartime Decision Making—Having the Courage to Make Decisions That Count Insight #19: “Life is Tough, But It’s Tougher if You’re Stupid”—How to Work the Wicked Problems Insight #20: Attack in Any Direction—How to Deal with the Pressures of Leadership Insight #21: Open the Aperture to Gain Perspective Insight #22: Trusted Advisors and Mentors—The Importance of High-Quality Advice Insight #23: Losing a Battle, But Not the War—Learning from Failure Insight #24: “Twelve ‘O Clock High”—Rebuilding Distressed Organizations Insight #25: Communicate like Churchill—Inspire Through Authenticity Insight #26: “Under the Oak Tree Counseling”—Build Trust with Your People Insight #27: “Dear Mrs. Ryan”—The Power of Empathic Communication Insight #28: “Bad News Doesn’t Get Better With Time”—Delivering Bad News Insight #29: Commander’s Intent—Empowering Your People to Adapt and Act Insight #30: “Everything in War Is Simple, but the Simplest Thing Is Difficult”—No Hassle Time Management Insight #31: The Stand-Up—How to Run Great Meetings Insight #32: “Adapt, Improvise, Overcome”—Coaching Your Team Insight #33: “The Snowstorm Has Stopped”—Ask Powerful Questions Insight #34: Spartans at Thermopylae—Inculcating Esprit de Corps Insight #35: “Giving Your Best Military Advice”—Managing Your Boss Insight #36: “Airman Lateer”—Leading from Below Insight #37: Building Future Leaders—Succession Planning Insight #38: Making Rank—Moving Up in Your Career Insight #39: Achieving Warrior Resilience Insight #40: Get Your PT In—Take Care of Yourself Insight #41: Be Family Strong—Take Care of Your Family Insight #42: We Appreciate You—Serving Your Community Insight #43: Setting the Conditions for Your People to Perform—Your Role in Motivation Insight #44: Celebrate Your Victories, Large and Small Insight #45: Earning Medals and Winning Awards—Tell Your People You Love Them Insight #46: Cultivate Humility in Service Insight #47: Working for Napoleon—How Deal With Negative Leadership Insight #48: Dealing with Tragedy Insight #49: Commanding the Room--Leading with Presence Insight #50: Commit to Reflection, Growth, and Renewal as a Heroic Leader
Title:The Leadership Forge: 50 Fire-Tested Insights to Solve Your Toughest Problems & Get Great ResultsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 14, 2014Publisher:The Leadership Crucible PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0990489604

ISBN - 13:9780990489603

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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