Leaders make or break organisations. The difference between the companies which soar and those which fail is often just the difference between good and bad leaders. And it's not just the CEO who needs to be a leader -every manager needs to lead. But what is leadership, anyway, and how can you do it?
“What You Need to Know about Leadership” makes it easy, explaining: The difference between leading and managing Different styles of leadership Why leaders need a vision Why communication and team-building matter How to motivate and inspire people to get the best performance from them How to lead change
Cutting out the theory and concentrating on the things that will help you to lead at work, you'll feel set to conquer the world
Introduction 1 1 What is Leadership? 7 2 Creating a Vision 39 3 Building a Team 69 4 Communication 101 5 Motivation and Inspiration 135 6 Performance Management 161 7 Leading Change 189 8 Leading in Turbulent Times 215 Conclusion 241 Index 243