Don't Wait for Someone Else to Fix It: 8 Essentials to Enhance Your Leadership Impact at Work, Home, and Anywhere Else That Needs You 1st Edition
by Douglas Lennick (Author), Chuck Wachendorfer (Author), Kathy Jordan
Publisher Finelybook 出版社：Wiley; 1st edition (April 4, 2023)
pages 页数：256 pages
A playbook for leaders in any walk of life, with a foreword from Richard Leider, the legendary executive-life coach and best-selling author.
The world needs positive leadership more than ever. Luckily, there is a large untapped source of leaders who can change the world for the better: all of us! Since each of us constantly influences those around us, by definition, everyone is a leader, not just people with formal titles.
This book will help everyone tap into the power of their influence to pursue a meaningful purpose, whether on the job, in the community, or at home. All it takes is leadership intelligence, a combination of 8 moral, social, and technical imperatives essential to our ability to positively influence others. These 8 essentials include:
Aim to be Your Ideal Self
Know Your Real Self
Ignite Integrity and Responsibility
Embrace Empathy and Compassion
Let Go of What You Know
Achieve Meaningful Goals
Don’t Wait for Someone Else to Fix It is liberally illustrated with compelling stories of a varied cast of characters, including the head of a skiing expedition to the North Pole, an Olympic snowboarding coach, a mountaineer leading a high-altitude Himalayan climbing team, the executive director of an innovative low-income senior housing community, and the founder of a pioneering youth basketball program for girls. Examples of “fixing it” also come from the journeys of entrepreneurs and executives in the financial services, health care, educational, travel and media industries. In addition, the book highlights insights of thought leaders such as internationally famous author and coach, Richard Leider; Stephen M. R Covey, a best-selling author and global authority on leadership; world-renowned performance psychologist and author Jim Loehr; and Richard Sheridan, best-selling author, and co-founder of the award-winning software company Menlo Innovations.
Authors Doug Lennick and Chuck Wachendorfer are highly qualified to share the lessons of Don’t Wait for Someone Else to Fix It. Both have decades of experience as corporate executives, entrepreneurs, community volunteers, business coaches, and parents. For the reader who wants down-to-earth guidance about how to be a successful leader, the book does more than just talk about the significance of leadership intelligence. It features a wealth of practical exercises and tools for developing each of the 8 leadership intelligence essentials.