Every leader has a number! Millions of people around the world use the nine-point Enneagram system to analyze their personality strengths. Now for the first time, renowned Enneagram expert Ginger Lapid-Bogda shows how to use this personality typing system to reach your full potential as a leader and to pinpoint your core leadership style. “A unique combination of business savvy, organization development, and in-depth self-development perspectives.”-Colleen Gentry, senior vice president for Executive Development, Wachovia Corporation “Chock-full of excellent suggestions and astute examples that . . . provide readers with a multitude of teachable moments.”-Beverly Kaye, Ph.D., founder/CEO of Career Systems International and coauthor of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay “Dr. Lapid-Bogda adroitly describes how different types of people fulfill the core competencies of leadership in their own ways.”-Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram and The Enneagram in Love and Work “We recommend this book for anyone in leadership wishing to use the superbly insightful tool of the Enneagram to access their innate gifts, identify their biases, and become truly great leaders.”-Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson, The Enneagram Institute, authors of Personality Types and The Wisdom of the Enneagram
Lapid-Bogda adroitly describes how different types of people fulfill the core competencies of leadership in their own ways.”-Helen Palmer, author of The Enneagram and The Enneagram in Love and Work “We recommend this book for anyone in ...
Author: Ginger Lapid-Bogda
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Business & Economics
As a member of the board of directors of several major international financial services corporations, Patricia Pitcher was in a privileged position to observe the inner workings of the corporate world. What she witnessed was a crisis of leadership rooted in a misunderstanding of what leading is all about. Not content to simply offer an opinion-opinions come cheap-she embarked on an eight-year research project to document the reasons for the rapid collapse of a global giant. That collapse, she shows us, began with one critical succession error and was compounded by a chronic failure to understand the importance of personality in the leadership equation. One wrong person at the helm turned a dream into a nightmare. In The Drama of Leadership, Patricia Pitcher shares her findings and, in the process, explodes a number of popular myths about leadership, including the one that leadership and vision are qualities that can be taught in management seminars. She refutes the common belief that leaders are in short supply and proves that the corporate talent pool abounds with potential leaders whose talents either go unrecognized or are tragically undervalued. And she explains why, at a time when vision, innovation, humanity, and passion are so desperately needed, so many companies cast in leadership roles people who possess none of these qualities, and who distrust anyone who does. But who are the good and bad leaders, and how do you identify them? In answer to this question, Patricia Pitcher identifies three types of leaders: Artists, who are people-oriented, open-minded, intuitive, and visionary; Craftsmen, to whom the adjectives "humane," "dedicated," and "wise" best apply; and Technocrats - brilliant and well-schooled in the latest theory, they are detail-oriented, rigid, methodical, self-centered, and, when left in control, pose a serious threat to corporate competitiveness. The power struggles between these types are dramas being played out in companies everywhere. Whether the story has a happy or an unhappy ending depends entirely upon which type gets top billing. The author also offers her wise recommendations on what companies can do to protect themselves against a technocratic hegemony and how to cultivate the talents of Artists and Craftsmen. She also tells you how to determine what type of leader you are and how to interact with other types to achieve both personal and corporate success. The Drama of Leadership is an articulate, insightful, passionate appeal to develop the kind of leaders and organizations that can take us into the twenty-first century.
The power struggles between these types are dramas being played out in companies everywhere. Whether the story has a happy or an unhappy ending depends entirely upon which type gets top billing.
Author: Patricia Pitcher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
Prepare for licensure and your transition to practice! Organized around the issues in today's constantly changing healthcare environment Yoder-Wise's Leading & Managing in Canadian Nursing, 2nd Edition offers an innovative approach to leading and managing by merging theory, research, and practical application. This cutting-edge text is intuitively organized around the issues that are central to the success of Canadian nurses including cultural diversity, resource management, advocacy, patient safety, delegation, and communication. In addition, it provides just the right amount of information to equip you with the tools you need to master leadership and management – all to help prepare you for clinical practice! UNIQUE! Each chapter opens with A Challenge, where practicing nurse leaders/managers offer their real-world views of a concern related in the chapter, encouraging you to think about how you would handle the situation. UNIQUE! A Solution closes each chapter with an effective method to handle the real-life situation presented in A Challenge and demonstrates the ins and outs of problem-solving in practice. Innovative content and presentation, merge theory, research and professional practice in key leadership and management areas. An array of pedagogical elements includes chapter objectives, glossary terms, exercises, Research Perspectives, Literature Perspectives, Theory Boxes, chapter checklists, tips, and references. Intuitively organized content and clear and unbiased writing style facilitates learning of theory and complex concepts. Inviting and well-structured full-colour design enhances your learning by being able to find information quickly and easily, providing visual reinforcement of concepts. UNIQUE! Two NEW chapters help build your leadership skills within your academic program - one of which is authored by an undergraduate student and an early career alumnus. NEW! UNIQUE! Chapter on nursing leadership in Indigenous health explains the leadership role and is also integrated into relevant topics throughout the text. NEW! Expanded and updated coverage of topics includes workplace violence and incivility, strength-based nursing and the role of nurses as change agents - visioning, shaping culture, leading change. NEW! Expanded discussion on the interdependence of leadership and management roles and competencies clearly fosters leadership ideas for effective and responsive health care environments. NEW! Additional examples of real life practice cases and examples help you to examine and apply theoretical concepts.
What knowledge, skills, and attributes do you need to become the leader you
envision? ... Your plan should include your short- and longterms goals, the types
of leadership activities you would like to engage in, resources you may use, ...
Author: Patricia S. Yoder-Wise
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Why are there so many books written about effective leadership today? Due to negative attitudes and thought patters, our current society is producing poor leaders who are leading the society to self-destruction. The messages being communicating to leaders are creating people who are attracting greed, selffishness and the opposite behaviors needed to be effective. Leaders in all areas of society like parents, coaches, teachers, administrators, and managers, all must re-examine their dominating thoughts about leadership if they want to achieve their goals. Because of the law of attraction, the leader's dominating thoughts will determine his/her level of success. The most dominating thought that a leader must possess is faith. Faith in God, in your abilities and other people abilities is the key to success. Leadership behaviors, whether it is motivating others, setting goals, hiring or firing empolyees, is continguent upon a leader's level of faith. Along with discussing why society is currently failing to reinforce faith, this book provides practical solutions that leaders can use to improve their effectivness. A model of leadership is presented in which the leader's dominating thoughts influence the behaviors that produce the result that the leader was thinking about, positive or negative. The key for the leader is to examine those thoughts to make sure they are positive faith thoughts about your creator, your abilities, and other people
How do you want others to see you? The way you see yourself will impact how
others view you. Through your communication and actions, others will gain a
positive or negative perception of the type of leader you are. In the past, many
Author: Ed Forst
Transform Your Organization by Scaling Leadership How do senior leaders, in their own words, describe the most effective leaders—the ones that get results, grow the business, enhance the culture and leave in their wake a trail of other really effective leaders? Conversely, how do senior leaders describe the kind of leader that undercuts the organization’s capacity and capability to create its future? This book, based on groundbreaking research, shows how senior leaders describe and develop leadership that works, that does not, that scales, and that limits scale. Is your leadership built for scale as you advance in today’s volatile, uncertain, dynamic, and disruptive business environment? This context puts a premium on a very particular kind of leadership—High-Creative leadership capable of rapidly growing the organization while simultaneously transforming it into more agile, innovative, adaptive and engaging workplace. The research presented in this book suggests that senior leaders can describe the High-Creative leadership with surprising clarity. They also describe with equal precision the High-Reactive leadership that cancels itself out and seriously limits scale. Which type of leader are you? You scale your leadership by increasing the multiple on your leadership in three ways. First, by developing the strengths that differentiate the most effective leaders from the strengths deployed by the most Reactive and ineffective leaders. And second, by increasing your leadership ratio—the ratio of most the effective strengths to the most damaging liabilities. Third, by developing High-Creative leaders all around you. Scaling Leadership provides a proven framework for magnifying agile and scalable leadership in your organization. Scalable leadership drives forward-momentum by multiplying high-achieving leaders at scale so that growth, productivity and innovation increase exponentially. Creative leaders multiply their strengths beyond technical competence by leading in deep relationship, with radical humanity, passion and integrity. Drawing upon decades of solid research and experience enhancing individual capability and collective leadership effectiveness with Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, the authors provide an innovative and efficient framework to help you: Take stock of your own personal balance of leadership strengths and weaknesses Scale your leadership in deep relationship and high integrity Proliferate high-achievers throughout your organization’s leadership system Identify ineffective leadership and course-correct quickly Transform your organization by transforming leadership Scaling Leadership is an invaluable tool for executives, managers, and leaders in business, academia, nonprofit organizations, and more. This innovative resource provides effective techniques, real-world examples, and expert guidance for organizations seeking to improve performance, align and execute strategies, and transform their business with scalable leadership capability.
Read this book and put it into practice!" —John Mackey, Co-founder and CEO, Whole Foods Market, Co-founder, Conscious Capitalism Inc. "Scaling Leadership is an excellent read—really on the mark. I am enthused to endorse.
Author: Robert J. Anderson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
What have you brought to the leadership ? KK : I ' m not sure I have ever said to
myself I am the best example . But if you ask what would be the type of leader I
would like to follow , I would say one who loves God , one who loves man .
Author: Geoffrey Stern
Category: Heads of state
History has shown us that leadership can come from anywhere, from anyone. Some of the most recognizable names in history–Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi–came from nothing. Some other recognizable names–Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Alexander the Great–came from great privilege. That's the beauty of leadership: its impartial to upbringing. History has also shown us that the world's greatest leaders come from all different fields. Albert Einstein is universally recognized as an innovative thought leader in science, while Mary Wollstonecraft is universally recognized as an innovative thought leader in the march towards women's rights. The bounds are endless. This book is a culmination of the great leaders of the world, ranking them based on two factors: leadership ability and impact on the world. It analyzes how the upbringing and life experiences of each of the chosen leaders influenced their leadership style, and what lessons can be pulled from them. The selected leaders impacted a broad range of people throughout their lives, and from many different platforms, from world leaders, to civil rights leaders, to philosophical leaders, to economic leaders, company leaders, and even to nation-building leaders. Every type of leader out there is examined in depth within these covers.
The bounds are endless. This book is a culmination of the great leaders of the world, ranking them based on two factors: leadership ability and impact on the world.
Author: Ryan Jackson
Author: Ginger Lapid-Bogda
Revised and enlarged version of earlier Leadership titles. What is leadership? Are you a good leader? Leadership in Australia. Discusses a wide range of leadership issues and contains a number of quizzes and checklist to appraise and improve your leadership skills. Leadership is a most challenging and difficult form of work. Some appear to be naturals whilst other designated leaders struggle. There are five components that define the productivity of the leadership team in any organisation. These include: the individual job actions of a manager, the manager's personality in work related situations, the manager's power base, the profile of your organisationOCOs raw materials, tasks, capital investment and related factors, and the organisations culture. Leadership includes the work of guiding change, working with resistance, and mobilising partners while building competence and self-reliance in others. de: Leadership - what is it? Factors influencing a leaders effectiveness Leadership qualities for the next century Leadership styles Operating philosophies Functions of leadership Changing times A little passion And a little psychology and money What traits might a successful leader possess? Leadership and staff control The delicate balance Personality traits Leaders and goal achievement Organisational development Public speaking Categorising leaders Managers and competencies Leadership trends What type of leadership should an effective leader provide? Leading a team What motivates people at work? MaslowOCOs Hierarchy of Needs Stress and work Setting personal goals and objectives"
Leadership includes the work of guiding change, working with resistance, and mobilising partners while building competence and self-reliance in others. de: Leadership - what is it?
Author: Rodney Overton
I knew man who could neither read nor write , but he was a great leader . This is
what I would call natural leadership ability . ” M. “ I think education is knowledge
you pick up day by day through your contacts with different people . You don't ...
Author: Indiana State Federation of Labor
Category: Labor unions
A PRACTICUM FOR CHRISTIAN LEADERS Modern management strategies are valuable--no doubt about it. But too often we ignore or miss the trememdous spiritual leadership and management principles found in the Bible. That's the reason for Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be. It presents what the Bible says about leadership. And that's a great deal. This book is as down-to-earth practical as your everyday shoes. In fact, it's a must if you feel that God has any type of leadership role in mind for you--or if He has already given you a job of leading people. First published in 1975 and with more than 300,000 books in print, this newly updated edition of Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be includes a personal and group study guide. "LeRoy Eims stimulated and encouraged my leadership when he was my leader in teh Navigators. He challenged me to be my best. He trusted God to work through my life. LeRoy instills confidence that you can lead - and helps you to do it." - Dr. Jerry White "LeRoy Eims goes beyond the usual principles and techniques of leadership to get to the thing that matters most - the character of the leader. This book isn't just for leaders, it's for every Christian who wants to count for God." - Jerry Bridges
That's the reason for Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be. It presents what the Bible says about leadership. And that's a great deal. This book is as down-to-earth practical as your everyday shoes.
Author: LeRoy Eims
Publisher: David C Cook
Category: Business & Economics
As an effective leader , you need to understand that what you are and hope to
become reflect the ways you experience yourself within the context of your own
life . This requires a very distinctive type of leadership , because you are solely ...
Author: Valerie Wiener
Category: Business consultants
Contains special chapter on coping with stress.
Your success in these changing times requires a clear sense of the future ( a
focus on what your department can become ) and the personal leadership skills
to shape the future ( what type of leader you can become ) . Anticipating your ...
Author: Walter H. Gmelch
Publisher: Anker Publishing Company, Incorporated
What are the implications for leadership theory and practice if you decide that
leadership is essentially a one-on-one ... Which type of supervisor would you
prefer to work for: one who leads by displaying consideration or one who leads
Provides twelve steps for planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating a small group ministry
The leadership group was separate from the elder board , but an elder and an
associate pastor were among the eight . ... Before determining what type of
leaders you need , and certainly before planning how you ' re going to enlist and
Author: Neal F. McBride
Publisher: Navpress Publishing Group
Fair play , interest in others , good decisions , and character will help make you a
stronger leader than if you rely solely on personality . Likewise , one kind of
leadership may fit your personality better than the other two . And you may rely
Author: W. Warren Hay
Category: Personnel management
We have worked with a leadership motivation measure called the " Esteem for
the Least Preferred Coworker , " or LPC for short . The subject is first ... What
kinds of situations are best suited for which type of leader ? " In other words , how
Author: Patrick E. Connor
Category: Industrial management
ARE YOU A LEADER? If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. -John Quincy Adams I am so excited to share with you the seven key areas I believe will make you the finest leader that God called you to be. These principles have worked for me and many great leaders that have impacted their generations from as far back as the Bible days. This material can be used to train and equip minsters or leaders in various ministries. Whether you are a Sunday school teacher or a Pastor this will help you. I also will like to invite those that are not leaders yet, but have a heart to serve and are potential future leaders. Remember though that every one of us can become a leader, in fact you will be amazed at how many people look up to you. Even the most introverted people inspire someone out there. Therefore, I want you to know that there is leadership in you. I have been a student of great leadership and ministries now for some time and I am amazed at the common principles that all great leaders share in common. I know there are many books on this subject and we have excellent well known teachers and ministers that equip leaders, but I will love to impart my knowledge and experiences that I believe God wants me to share with you. All great leaders have a mark and message that they are called to share; I am sharing mine and in the process inspiring you to share your message too. Your assignment carries a mandate and commission from God, no one else can do it other than you, it is specially designed to suit your background and experience....
ARE YOU A LEADER?
Author: Hlompho Phamodi
Publisher: Hlompho Phamodi
That goes for any leader , using any technique . How attitudes vary with
leadership The kind of attitude you get from your subordinates will depend on the
kind of leadership you give them . In general : If you want obedience , use
Author: Max De Voe Richards
Category: Industrial management
You do not do it because somebody is watching you or because you want to
impress somebody . We have too few of this type of leader ; there are leaders
who now will give in under ridicule , failure , all of these kinds of things . They
want to be ...
Category: Indians of North America