The Heart of Leadership - Miller, Mark
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This short, easy-to-read fable reveals the five habits that underlie leadership character and that determine leaders' success - and teaches leaders how to develop these habits. Like Mark Miller's previous books, this one follows the life, learning, and influence of Debbie Bruster. Here she finds herself mentoring Blake Brown, the son of her former mentor. Rather than answer Blake's questions about leadership directly, Debbie introduces him to other leaders, each of whom shares a unique perspective on what really makes a leader successful. As Blake puts the pieces together, he discovers his…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This short, easy-to-read fable reveals the five habits that underlie leadership character and that determine leaders' success - and teaches leaders how to develop these habits. Like Mark Miller's previous books, this one follows the life, learning, and influence of Debbie Bruster. Here she finds herself mentoring Blake Brown, the son of her former mentor. Rather than answer Blake's questions about leadership directly, Debbie introduces him to other leaders, each of whom shares a unique perspective on what really makes a leader successful. As Blake puts the pieces together, he discovers his problem is not one of skills but of character, that leadership is more about the heart of the leader than the head or hands. In fact, Miller summarized these traits with the acronym HEART: Hunger for Wisdom, Expect the Best, Accept Responsibility, Respond with Courage, and Think Others First. With the help of his new friends and mentors, Blake is able to build a plan to transform his heart. The good news for all of us: leadership is not just the purview of the few - it is within reach for millions of aspiring leaders around the world. This book is the road map they need to get their lives and careers on track.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: ReadHowYouWant
  • Seitenzahl: 190
  • Erscheinungstermin: 7. Oktober 2013
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 234mm x 156mm x 10mm
  • Gewicht: 298g
  • ISBN-13: 9780369304957
  • ISBN-10: 0369304950
  • Artikelnr.: 57486918
Autorenporträt
Mark Miller began writing about a decade ago when he teamed up with Ken Blanchard on The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do. Since then, his books have sold almost 600,000 copies worldwide. Miller encourages leaders through his posts on GreatLeadersServe.org. It s rated as one of the top leadership blogs in the world and has garnered almost 2 million page views since its inception less than two years ago. Miller also sells chicken. He started his Chick-fil-A career working as an hourly team member back in 1977. He joined the corporate staff in 1978, working in the warehouse and mailroom. Today he serves as the vice president for organizational effectiveness.
Inhaltsangabe
Foreword
Introduction: Leadership Character
Leaders are Different
When the Student is Ready
It's Not About You
Leaders Create the Future
Vision Fuels Courage
The Price of Leadership
No Substitute for Wisdom
Look in the Mirror
I Can Change This
A Matter of the Heart
The Next Step
Epilogue
Author's Note
Self-Assessment
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Rezensionen
"The most important leadership tool you have is not your education, your experience, or your know-how. It's your heart. In this book, Mark provides a clear prescription for using yours to become the kind of leader people want to follow." -Michael Hyatt, New York Times bestselling author and former CEO, Thomas Nelson Inc. "Mark once again demonstrates the power of a simple story well told. The Heart of Leadership will serve leaders around the world for decades to come." -Dr. Henry Cloud, leadership consultant, psychologist, and bestselling author of Boundaries and Necessary Endings "The Heart of Leadership is a delightfully surprising read. Mark Miller's wisdom shines in his ability to convey profound truths simply and clearly. This book propels leadership beyond strategies and techniques to its most authentic form-who you are." -Dan Rockwell, author and owner of the Leadership Freak blog, consultant, and pastor "Mark Miller has crafted a masterwork. Too many books on leadership are about selfishly getting ahead. This book addresses the leader's heart. By addressing the heart, you do get ahead, but it's a more satisfying journey." -Nancy Duarte, author of Resonate and CEO, Duarte Designs "This book will help you reach your leadership potential, espousing good principles that most learn only through the school of hard knocks-and many never learn at all." -Ron Wallace, former President, UPS International "Mark Miller has done it again! Another outstanding book-this time on the most important aspect of leadership: who you are as a leader. If you focus only on skills, you are ignoring 90 percent of what makes a great leader. -Jesse Lyn Stoner, coauthor of the international bestseller Full Steam Ahead! "The Heart of Leadership addresses the primary stumbling block for leaders - themselves! If you want to improve how you lead others, you must first improve how you lead yourself. This great little book shows you how. -Daniel S. Harkavy, CEO and Executive Coach, Building Champions, Inc. "The Heart of Leadership extends and deepens the bestselling leadership models pioneered by Mark Miller. This book is clear, compelling, and of real practical value. Keep it on hand -- a small investment of time will yield a lifetime of dividends, in life as well as career. -Jeff Rosensweig, Associate Professor of International Business and Finance and Director of Emory University's Goizueta Business School and Global Perspectives Program 'There's a difference between potential leaders with raw talent and great leaders with real influence. Mark's book reveals the foundational difference -- it's all about leadership character." -Tony Morgan, author, Chief Strategic Officer and founder of TonyMorganLive.com "Mark Miller's The Heart of Leadership immediately creates a place for personal discovery. As I read each page, I was no longer thinking of "Blake" the main character, but myself. Blake's journey of discovery became my own. This is about the "life" of leadership and how it reaches within and without having profound and long-lasting impact. It's about being unselfishly driven and highly motivated. It is about how others within the workplace and within our lives benefit from our personal resolve to lead from the perspective that others matter." -Clifton L. Taulbert, Author of Eight Habits of the Heart and President, The Freemount Corporation/Building Community Institute "There are so many buzzwords in business that claim to be the answer to all leadership woes. The truth is that leadership is all about the people, and to have success with people, read The Heart of Leadership, and watch your leadership soar to a whole new level." -Todd Nielsen, author and COO JMARK Business Solutions…mehr