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Book details
  • Genre:BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SubGenre:Leadership
  • Language:English
  • Pages:140
  • eBook ISBN:9780985750312

Pearls of Leadership Wisdom

Lessons for Everyday Leaders

by Sandra Davis

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Overview
Pearls of Leadership Wisdom Do you believe that great leaders are made, not born? Do you ever wonder how great leaders achieve greatness? Are you interested in becoming a better leader yourself? Pearls of Leadership Wisdom is an incredibly powerful yet practical guide to help you become a better leader. Based on insightful leadership lessons and examples from some of the best leaders of our era, Pearls of Leadership Wisdom delivers relevant and immediately useful guidance to leaders at all stages of development.
Description
Pearls of Leadership Wisdom Do you believe that great leaders are made, not born? Do you ever wonder how great leaders achieve greatness? Are you interested in becoming a better leader yourself? Pearls of Leadership Wisdom is an incredibly powerful yet practical guide to help you become a better leader. Based on insightful leadership lessons and examples from some of the best leaders of our era, Pearls of Leadership Wisdom delivers relevant and immediately useful guidance to leaders at all stages of development. Dr. Sandra Davis, co-founder and leader of one of the Midwest's top leadership development firms and a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal on leadership, transforms 30 years of leadership development experience into an easy-to-read, highly valuable guide immediately applicable to your everyday leadership. You will learn how to better: *Develop yourself, and learn from your experiences *Inspire others, and create loyalty among those you lead *Execute your ideas, and ensure that things happen *Build character, and exhibit authenticity *Create a great culture, that others appreciate and admire *Unlock talent, and bring out the best in others Pearls of Leadership Wisdom combines the best of modern-day leadership development research with poignant, real-life lessons from the business world to create multiple takeaway lessons for immediate use. Each of the 30 brief pearls in Pearls of Leadership Wisdom provides tremendous ideas on ways you can function better as a leader. You will learn how other leaders have successfully addressed some of the most common leadership dilemmas, be inspired by the book's "Ideas for Action," and come away with a renewed vigor for leading others. The readers of Pearls of Leadership Wisdom regularly report how this book has helped them improve their leadership abilities. You can become a better leader too!
About the author
SANDRA DAVIS is CEO of MDA Leadership Consulting in Minneapolis, a leadership development, talent assessment and organizational performance firm she co-founded in 1981. Davis specializes in senior executive talent evaluation, CEO selection, and succession planning and is widely known an executive coach and thought leader in the industry, counting numerous Fortune 500 firms among her clients. She earned her B.S. from Iowa State University and her Ph.D. in counseling psychology with an emphasis in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Minnesota. She is the author of the book, Reinventing Yourself: Life Planning After 50, and has contributed numerous chapters and articles in professional books and journals on topics related to assessment, leadership development, coaching and succession. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She was named a "Women Change Maker" by The Business Journal, and serves on the boards of multiple non-profits. In her free time, she enjoys skiing, hiking and bicycling, and exploring diverse countries and cultures. She plays classical piano, and is working on improving her golf game, and mastery of the Chinese language.
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