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Leadership Sustainability: Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great Leaders Know They Must Make

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MAKE YOUR LEADERSHIP EFFORTS STICKEvery day, thousands of people put great effort--and money--into becoming more effective leaders, through seminars, personal coaching, and employee development plans. These undertakings can do wonders to help leaders of all stripes improve their effectiveness.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. LEADERSHIP SUSTAINABILITY: Seven Disciplines to Achieve the Changes Great Leaders Know They Must Make
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. CONTENTS
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Chapter 1 Do Not Walk Home
    1. Real-World Leadership Development
    2. The Personal Case
    3. The Company Case
    4. The Implications
    5. Leadership Sustainability
    6. Our Leadership Journey
    7. Conclusion: Leaders in Flight
  9. Chapter 2 Simplicity
    1. Real-World Complexity
    2. Building Simplicity
    3. Focus on What Matters Most
    4. Tell Stories, Create a Narrative
    5. Avoid Concept Clutter
    6. Conclusion: Leaders as Taxonomists
  10. Chapter 3 Time
    1. Real-World Use of Time
    2. The Mirror of Truth
    3. Mastery of Time
    4. Conclusion: Leaders as Time Loggers
  11. Chapter 4 Accountability
    1. Real-Life Accountability
    2. Who, Me?
    3. Take Personal Responsibility
    4. Go Public
    5. Be Consistent with Personal Values and Brand
    6. Hold Others Accountable
    7. Conclusion: Leaders as Responsible Adults
  12. Chapter 5 Resources
    1. Real-World Use of Resources
    2. Coordinating Effort
    3. Coaching
    4. Choice of Coach
    5. Enabling Good Coaching
    6. Expectations of a Coach
    7. Institutionalizing Change Through HR Practices
    8. Conclusion: Leaders as Teammates
  13. Chapter 6 Tracking
    1. Real-World Tracking
    2. Tracking in the Workplace
    3. Conclusion: Leaders as Trackers
  14. Chapter 7 Melioration
    1. Real-World Melioration
    2. Melioration in the Workplace
    3. Conclusion: Leaders as Pioneers
  15. Chapter 8 Emotion
    1. Real-World Emotion as a Driving Force
    2. Powering Growth with Emotion
    3. Conclusion: Leaders as Meaning Makers
  16. Chapter 9 Conclusion
    1. Diagnosing Your Leadership Sustainability
    2. Leadership Sustainability Application Tool
    3. Responsibility for Building Leadership Sustainability
    4. Conclusion: Time to Soar
  17. Notes
  18. Index