So this has prompted us to ask a different question about leadership: What might be common to good leadership, but is not commonly practised? The answers are in Uncommon Leadership. The practice of leadership is always played out in a ...
Author: Phil Higson
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
Category: Business & Economics
Leaders are expected to show the way forward, especially in unpredictable circumstances or when resources are constrained. Yet frustratingly, what is common to good leadership is not often widely practised. Uncommon Leadership will help you explore the uncommon insights that can make a significant difference to your leadership. It will lead you to fresh strategic thinking by challenging conventional wisdom and asking you to reflect on some thought-provoking questions. Using their wealth of experience as managers, educators and consultants, Phil Higson and Anthony Sturgess will help you to think differently about leadership. In this highly readable book, they stimulate fresh thinking on leadership and give you the practical platforms you need to deliver uncommon success in your organization. They bring uncommon leadership to life, combining insights from some remarkable leaders and their surprising stories, with their own individual take on leadership. Uncommon Leadership is supported by a companion website: www.uncommonleadership.co.uk, providing updates, tools and resources to help you do the common things uncommonly well.
It's never been more important to have strong, intentional leaders in our schools, based on principles grounded in ... Instead, Uncommon Leadership is about a focused sense of direction and mission that helps drive people forward with ...
Author: Debbie McFalone
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
This book contains two sections: “Live Well”, examining the importance of reflection, mindfulness and intentionality, and “Lead Strong” which considers the courage and integrity that results from this reflection. Specific strategies are provided for cultivating intentionality, offering skillful feedback, and holding difficult conversations.
Wisdom for Uncommon Leadership was birthed out of a deep concern for people, a deep desire for peace, love, unity, and a hatred for disorder. Wisdom Devotional For Uncommon Leadership The Uncommon Leader should Seek Introduction.
Author: Clyde J Jones
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Family & Relationships
This leadership devotional was written with a hope and desire of birthing, stirring up, encouraging, and releasing an uncommon leadership attitude and lifestyle in potential leaders across the nation and around the world. It is filled with wisdom for uncommon leadership.
13 Qualities of Uncommon Leaders Distinguish Themselves In Their Assignment 1. Uncommon Leaders Hear WhatOthersDo Not Hear. 2. UncommonLeadersSee WhatOthersDo Not See. 3. Uncommon Leaders Say What Others Do Not Want ToSay. 4.
Author: Mike Murdock
Publisher: Wisdom International Inc
Experience Unprecedented Success When You Apply The Wisdom Principles Contained In This Handbook. Learn to...Establish Goals / Guard Your Schedule / Develop The Power of Habit / Getting Things Done Through People Who Do Not Care...And Much More!
If I asked you to name 3 leaders in your organization , could you ? Who comes to mind ? What are some of the qualities or clues to success you would find in them ? Leadership is critical to uncommon . Leadership That sometimes means ...
—Joycelyn Elders, M.D., former U.S. Surgeon General “Most leadership authors describe how to apply commonsense principles. Michelli is a notable exception. Now he artfully describes the compelling, uncommon leadership practices that ...
Author: Joseph Michelli
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Business & Economics
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER! “Like any business, a hospital must be true to its core values in order to succeed. ‘Trickle-down values’ start at the top with the best leadership, so that all the stakeholders understand and carry out the institution’s mission. That is the gift that David F einberg has brought to U CLA. I am in awe of his management skills.” —Lynda Resnick, owner of Pom Wonderful, Fiji Water, Teleflora, and Wonderful Pistachios “With clear purpose, unwavering principles, and steadfast leadership, the people at UCLA have established a new bar, a compelling promise, for what healthcare can and should be.” —David M. Lawrence, M.D., former CEO, Kaiser Permanente “An absorbing and educational account of a large institution’s astonishing transformation. The strong, courageous, and focused leadership of David Feinberg and his outstanding team is evident on every page. A tremendous lesson for all large enterprises.” —William E. Simon, Jr., cochairman, William E. Simon & Sons “Most leadership authors describe how to apply common-sense principles. Michelli is a notable exception. He artfully describes the compelling, uncommon leadership practices that transformed UCLA Health System. The resulting lessons are plentiful and powerful for today’s business leader.” —Lee J. Colan, Ph.D., author of Sticking to It: The Art of Adherence About the Book: Joseph Michelli, author of The Starbucks Experience and The New Gold Standard, is among the world’s top authorities on the principles of creating an organizational culture dedicated to service excellence. In these bestselling books, he examines how leading service companies dominate their respective industries with innovative customerexperience strategies. Now, Michelli turns his attention to one of the most complex, controversial, and critical industries—healthcare. In Prescription for Excellence, Michelli provides an inside look at an organization that has become the envy of its industry—and explains how you can dominate your own industry by using the same approach. UCLA Health System is revered worldwide for its top-tier patient/customer care. Great physicians, nurses, researchers, and staff are only part of the equation; UCLA’s overall success is a result of organization-wide collaboration that is driven by leaders with a shared vision of unyielding excellence. Michelli breaks down UCLA’s approach into five simple principles: Commit to Care Leave No Room for Error Make the Best Better Create the Future Service Serves Us From administrative offices to operating rooms to research centers, continued adherence to these five principles has guided UCLA to financial strength, social significance, and sustainability. The best part is that these principles translate to any industry, so you, too, can achieve similar goals. Michelli gives you the tools to adapt UCLA’s ideas, systems, and leadership principles into your own best practices. Whether it is a healthcare organization, a financial institution, or a neighborhood hair salon, good business begins and ends with customer connection. When all workers in an organization focus on providing quality care for those they serve, success inevitably follows. Business is always personal; UCLA’s leadership ensures that this simple truth drives every UCLA employee, every day. Apply the lessons Michelli spells out in Prescription for Excellence to create a system that ensures that your people take business personally, day in and day out.
The Essential Wooden presents the basics of leadership as taught by one of America's great leaders, John Wooden. ... INJOY Stewardship Services and EQUIP “A wonderful exposition of commonsense leadership from an uncommon leader—John.
Author: John Wooden
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Category: Business & Economics
The Essential Wooden--more leadership lessons from the Wooden playbook The Essential Wooden is the ultimate collection of Wooden’s opinions and observations on achieving exceptional leadership in any organization, with 200 invaluable lessons for inspiring championship performance. Coach Wooden offers his hard-won wisdom on building an organization that performs at its full potential under pressure, from preparing and training the team to instilling personal drive and dedication. He takes his famous Pyramid of Success to the next level, filling the entire book with his straight-shooting personality and keen insight on human nature. Wooden shares rarely seen preseason letters to his players, revealing how he instilled productive attitudes and winning ways. He also includes previously unpublished analyses from former players and managers, including Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. From Wooden’s earliest days as a leader through his legendary UCLA dynasty, The Essential Wooden distills a lifetime of learning into the leadership playbook for the twenty-first century.
rise to political prominence as a leader of the Republican Party in the late 1850s that he viewed bold presidential ... With the outbreak of Civil War , however , Lincoln displayed uncommon leadership in defense of the Constitution .
Author: Marc Karnis Landy
A look at the presidents of the United States describes the truly great presidents that have served: Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln and FDR, as well as discussing what makes a truly great president.
... Jong II had shown uncommon leadership by strengthening the KPA and introducing "military-first" politics. Cho urged the political and military leaders to remember that the KPA is the army of the supreme leader (meaning Kim II Sung), ...
We believe in equal opportunity for all , but we know that this includes the opportunity to rise to leadership - in other words , to be uncommon . Let us remember that the great human advances have not been brought about by mediocre men ...