Consider this collection of idea-prompting, action inspiring essays as your own portable professional development coach! This book is different than just about every leadership and personal professional development book you will ever read. Drawing upon his work and feedback from his Management Excellence Blog, author, educator, executive and leadership developer, Art Petty, serves up slightly more than 80 brief, power-packed and idea-filled essays for topics ranging from surviving the tough days to dealing with power and politics, building high performance teams, strengthening decision-making skills and pursuing greatness as a leader. The book is organized into 10 distinct sections for easy topic reference, and every essay offers up practical ideas, thought-prompters and some qkick in the seat-of-the-pantsq motivation for professionals interested in taking their personal, team and organizational performance to the next level. The essays in the book are intended to be consumed one or two at a time on a topic relevant to your current situation, vexing workplace problem or your own developmental needs. While there are no silver bullets in business or in life, the ideas contained within each article are intended to help you explore, experiment and find your way forward. Read and apply the ideas and lessons in one essay every week, and you will be a very different leader and professional in one year! This is an ideal desk reference and idea-generating tool for motivated professionals everywhere. The books sections include:1. Developing Yourself2. Politics, Bosses and Other Realities3. The Leader and Decisions4. Problems? Try Looking in the Mirror for a Change5. The Nimble Leader6. Surviving the Tough Days7. Building High Performance Teams8. Timeless a Priceless Leadership Advice9. In Pursuit of Greatness10. The Lighter Side of Leadership CaffeineThis collection of essays is for every professional, leader and manager interested in strengthening performance, doing right by their people and organizations and being true to themselves. It is ideal as a handy desk or e-reference for your own development or to support the development of those around you. It's also a great collection for use by teams, management book clubs and in classrooms as a complement to Art's first book, Practical Lessons in Leadership.Consider this collection of idea-prompting, action inspiring essays as your own portable professional development coach! This book is different than just about every leadership and personal professional development book you will ever read.
|Title||:||Leadership Caffeine-Ideas to Energize Your Professional Development|
|Publisher||:||Createspace Independent Pub - 2011-08-01|