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Why Should Anyone Be Led By You? NEW PREFACE by Gareth Jones, Rob Goffee

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The Price and Prize of Leadership

IN THIS BOOK, we have tried to help you address a difficult and challenging question: Why should anyone be led by you? There aren’t easy answers to this question. Leadership is complicated—and the secrets of great leadership resist simple recipes. Successful leaders who share their insight and experience in published autobiographies give us important clues—but cannot provide “the answer.” And those aspiring leaders who attempt to mimic their heroes make a fatal error. The point is to be more like yourself, not more like someone else. No one can write this particular recipe other than you. As with this book, we doubt you’ll write it overnight. To be yourself more with skill is a lifelong task.

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