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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TURN EVEN THE MOST STRESSFUL SITUATION INTO AN OPPORTUNITY TO
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!
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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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0077117301