Leadership is the ability to create an environment where everyone knows what contribution is expected and feels totally committed to doing a great job. Leadership is an essential skill for all successful managers to learn and practise regularly. This book explains the key techniques leaders use to release their own and their team’s full potential. It shows you how to think and take action with a leadership approach and to look at yourself and the world around you with a leadership focus. Practical advice is given to help you to develop the leadership aspects of your own role and to encourage leadership and initiative from everyone in your team. From taking up a leadership role to leading with confidence in difficult situations, this book prepares you step-by-step for all the challenges leaders face. The book is packed with advice to help you direct your energy towards building essential relationships and achieving the most important results that add value to your organization and identify you as a successful leader of people.