The Playbook for Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders
Award winning finalist in the Business: Management & Leadership category of the 2021 Best Book Awards sponsored by American Book Fest
It’s estimated that U.S. companies spend over $14 billion annually on leadership development –Match that number to the abundant and growing research that finds most leadership development to be ineffective, and the conclusion is a phenomenal amount of waste. The remedy for this situation is to have business strategy drive leadership development instead of creating programs that match a one-size-fits-all approach to leadership. This book’s approach, called Strategy-Driven Leadership Development (SDLD), puts business strategy first. It maintains an emphasis on building leadership programs around what it will take to make the business successful as opposed to implementing a program in the hopes that it will benefit the strategy.
Stratgey-Driven Leadership is for you if:
The Resilience Advantage
Stop Managing Stress and Become Resilient
For 70 years psychologists, wellness experts and physicians have been teaching people that they can manage the stress in their lives. They have been wrong.
Over the past 15 years there has been a revolution in how business, communities and governments around the globe address challenge and adversity. Their goal has shifted to trying to manage these events to instead recognize that we have to build resilient systems that help us prepare for them, navigate through them in real time and bounce back or better still, bounce forward. The resilience movement admits the fact that we can’t always keep bad things from happening and that what we must develop strategies that help us learn from the challenges and not be victimized by them.
The Resilience Advantage these ideas and those from neuropsychology, education, the arts, sports, and positive psychology into practical and effective strategies for individuals and organizations who struggle with the day–to-day stresses of today’s complex and challenging workplace. This book will transform how you think about the stress in your life.