Leadership Under Pressure (UK Ed): 24 lessons in high performance management (Bgr24)

9780077117306: Leadership Under Pressure (UK Ed): 24 lessons in high performance management (Bgr24)

Turn even the most stressful situation into an opportunity to shine for you and your team. People aren't born to be high-performing leaders; instead, they need to learn to develop the time-proven characteristics of great leadership. "Leadership Under Pressure" shows you how to acquire these characteristics, motivate your people, and achieve remarkable results across your organization-particularly during times of change and stress. This quick-hitting, hands-on rulebook is chock-full of hard-won advice and action steps for keeping your cool under pressure and inspiring incredible performance from your team.You'll see how to: start turning problems into opportunities that can enhance your career; practice "humanagement" - using the job to develop the person while having fun in the process; overcome your team's roadblocks to goal achievement; develop an organization with free-flowing, two-way communication, from top-to-bottom; know the signs of low morale, take immediate action to counteract the causes, and make strategic plans to keep spirits from falling again; and, encourage inspired thinking by relaxing old rules of conformity and publicly recognizing new ideas. "Leadership Under Pressure" prepares you to meet all leadership challenges, whether anticipated or unexpected.

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SHINE FOR YOU AND YOUR TEAM Effective leaders are at their best when
pressure is the highest. Leadership Under Pressure provides you with
hands-on techniques for infusing your company with results-driven
leadership at every level, especially during times of mergers, layoffs, and
other organizational turmoil. This hands-on notebook shows you how to
inspire employees-and motivate them to breakthrough performance-with
guidelines on how to: Move beyond your limitations o Develop
characteristics of great leaders o Cultivate characteristics of an
effective organization o Build a high-performance team o Find the right
manager o Set goals o Encourage creativity o Lead through change Start
transforming costly and counterproductive negative energies into positive
influences with Leadership Under Pressure-and unleash a sense of purpose
throughout your organization!

About the Author:

Danny Cox is one of today's most sought-after speakers and trainers. A proven sales executive, former supersonic test pilot, and author of There Are No Limits, Cox is a member of the National Speaker Association's Hall of Fame. John Hoover, PhD is a former executive with Walt Disney Productions and McGraw-Hill. He consults in organization development and behaviour, specializing in leadership, communications, transformation, and sustaining change.

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Cox, Danny; Hoover, John
Published by McGraw-Hill Professional (2007)
ISBN 10: 0077117301 ISBN 13: 9780077117306
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077117301

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