What Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management Issues by Nicole LipkinWhat Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management Issues by Nicole Lipkin

What Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management Issues

byNicole Lipkin

Hardcover | June 5, 2013

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No matter how many initiatives you spearhead or how hard you think about decisions, you will make the occasional management misstep. All leaders do. You can lie awake at night questioning yourself or you can read this book. As a clinical and business psychologist who works with executives around the world, Nicole Lipkin knows the stresses leaders face. In What Keeps Leaders Up at Night, she presents smart solutions to the common mistakes leaders make with their people, answering questions including: Why do I sometimes feel threatened by my best people? * How do I remain cool in hot situations? * How can I ensure people hear what I say? * How can I cope more effectively with change? * Why have I lost so many of my best employees to the competition? The book examines engagement, motivation, expectation, emotions, interpersonal and group dynamics-all the psychological principles that play pivotal roles in the workplace. Featuring illuminating examples and exercises, What Keeps Leaders Up at Night shines a bright light into the dark corners where all leaders struggle with their own shortcomings.
NICOLE LIPKIN, a sought-after speaker and consultant, holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology as well as an MBA. She has shared her expertise on NPR, NBC, CBS, Fox Business News, and other high-profile media outlets. "
Title:What Keeps Leaders Up at Night: Recognizing and Resolving Your Most Troubling Management IssuesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1 inPublished:June 5, 2013Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814432115

ISBN - 13:9780814432112


Editorial Reviews

"Lipkin's informal yet informative style creates management advice that is easy to follow, with practical solutions useful for those who recognize themselves in her examples." - Library Journal 'This is a very worthwhile book to read, both for those individuals in formal leadership-management positions and those aspiring to these roles.' - Changing Winds ' It will help you recognize your own leadership and management fallibility and then help build you back up to be the better leader you can be.' - Young Upstarts "... what I love most about this book is the extensive psychological and nitty gritty neuroscience research Lipkin has used to make her point.' - Business Conjunctions "This book isn't only for top managers. Her insights on behavior can help all of us achieve our goals." - A Successful Woman "It's a MUST read.perfect answer for today's world. It will fill your toolbox with leadership skills that take your leadership effectiveness to another level." - Sources of Insight "... no brief commentary such as mine can do full justice to the information, insights, and counsel that Nicole Lipkin provides." - Blogging on Business '... highly recommend this book as a way to gain insight on why some of the people that work for you act the way they do' - ABA Banking Journal 'Lipkin's emphasis on understanding the psychologyand her conversational, engaging tone will appeal to readers flummoxed by their all-too-human teams." - Publishers Weekly "In this excellent book, clinical psychologist Lipkin explains the psychology behind many of the human behaviors that affect productivity and sound decision making in the workplace.' - Key Point "well-thought out book about the everyday aspects of leadership in the business environmentthat should be on your must-read list." - Bella Online "With solutions for everything from motivating staff and building strong teams, to keeping yourself from driving away good employees or pursuing doomed courses of action... " - Accounting Today "