LeaderShop
Title Index
A-K  L-Z

. Search Books . Bestsellers . What's New . LeaderShop
Main Page
. Help . View Cart

BookInfo
 Description and Reviews
 Reader's Index
 About the Author
 Table of Contents
 Customer Reviews
 Find Similar Items


.
See Also:
. Business



leadership books leadership books leadership books

leadership books
Secure Online Ordering Guaranteed!

 

 

connections

Visit the author's web site.


Leading Blog
12 Behaviors You Can Practice to Make You a More Inspiring Leader

The Inspiring Leader: Unlocking the Secrets of How Extraordinary Leaders Motivate
John Zenger, Joseph Folkman and Scott Edinger


9780071621243
Retail Price: $29.95
LS Price: $20.35
You Save: $9.60 (32%)


Availability: Usually ships within 24 hours

Format: Hardcover, 272pp.
ISBN: 9780071621243
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Pub. Date: May 29, 2009

Average Customer Review:
leadership

leadership

leadership
 
Order This Book!

Add To My Cart

view cart
email friend
 

Secure Order Guarantee

Item No: 9780071621243



leadership
Description and Reviews
From The Publisher:

In their bestselling work The Extraordinary Leader, performance thought leaders John Zenger and Joseph Folkman revealed the 16 key competencies that separate the top 10 percent of leaders from the rest. Since that book’s publication, they and coauthor Scott Edinger discovered, through an extensive study conducted over four years, that leaders who possessed the ability to inspire and motivate outperformed all others.

The authors found that the impact of inspiring and motivating others is consistent across different kinds of organizations and within different cultures. The Inspiring Leader reveals the authors’ newest proprietary research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness. It discusses the behaviors exhibited by the most successful leaders and includes advice on how to implement them. Drawing from statistically significant data and objective empirical evidence, the book shows how to:
  • Establish a clear vision and direction
  • Use the power of emotions
  • Create stretch goals for your team
  • Foster innovation and risk taking
  • Encourage teamwork and collaboration
  • Champion change, and much more
Zenger, Folkman, and Edinger lay out the strategies and concepts used by the world’s greatest leaders to motivate their teams. With The Inspiring Leader as your guide, you will learn how to put those strategies to work in your own business.



.
Reviews

“While providing the same practical ‘hard science’ approach to bring focus and value, this writing advances the practice of leadership development with new insight, new advice, and new inspiration for all of us to grow.”
—Kevin D. Wilde, Vice President and Chief Learning Officer, (2007 CLO of the Year), General Mills, Inc.


“The Inspiring Leader provides new insights into how leaders can improve the results of their organization through inspiration.”
—Bill Blase, Senior Executive Vice President, Human Resources, AT&T Corp.


“The real importance of this book is the clear and simple road map it provides on how to lead in ways that release the seldom fully tapped performance power in our organizations.”
—Michael A. Peel, Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, Yale University


“Finally a book that provides empirical evidence that inspirational leaders consistently produce superior results.”
—Kevin Rhein, Group Executive Vice President, Card Services and Consumer Lending, Wells Fargo Bank


“Following the steps recommended by the authors will enhance leadership skills, influence employee engagement, and impact business results. A real winner.”
—Pam Poggi, Vice President, Corporate Human Resources Development, Safeway, Inc.



 
readers index
leadership
Reader's Index 
Send us your favorite quotes or passages from this book.
 

leadership
About the Authors

John H. Zenger, D.B.A., is the CEO of Zenger Folkman, a firm that brings empirical research, innovative development methods, and software tools to leadership development. He is a member of the Human Resource Development Hall of Fame, and has authored or coauthored eight books and 50 articles on leadership, productivity, and teams.

Joseph Folkman, Ph.D., is president of Zenger Folkman.?He is an authoritative voice on the subject of developing and using employee surveys to create organizational change and 360-degree feedback assessment for individual development. He is the author of three books: Turning Feedback into Change, Making Feedback Work, and Employee Surveys That Make a Difference.

Scott Edinger, is Executive Vice President at Zenger Folkman where he consults with Fortune 500 companies to initiate and implement large-scale performance improvement and leadership initiatives. Each year he works with hundreds of leaders to develop leadership talent and address the challenges of organizational change. . He is a popular keynote speaker at national conferences and has extensive experience working in some of the most prominent organizations in the world. Scott is recognized as an expert in helping organizations achieve measurable business results. . Prior to joining Zenger Folkman, Scott was a Senior Executive for Huthwaite, Inc. His career in consulting began at Coopers And Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers).. Scott holds a B.S. in Communication and Rhetoric from Florida State University. He is the co-author of several articles and publications.



leaders
Table of Contents

 
Forewordix
1Inspiration: The Most Important Leadership Ingredient1
Part 1 The Importance of Inspiration
2The Business Outcomes of Inspiration17
3How Inspired Colleagues Behave27
4A Foundation for Understanding Inspiration45
Part 2 The Making of an Inspirational Leader
5Attributes of The Inspirational Leader61
6Using Emotion: The DNA of Inspiration85
7Setting Stretch Goals103
8Creating Vision and Direction119
9Communicating Powerfully133
10Developing People153
11Being Collaborative and a Good Team Player171
12Fostering Innovation187
13Most Common Mistakes in Inspiring Others207
14Conclusions223
Appendix 1 Further Research Information: The Multiplier Effect of Attributes229
Appendix 2 Frequently Asked Questions About Inspiration231
Appendix 3 Full Text of Shakespeare's Version of Henry V's Speech to His Soldiers at Agincourt233
Endnotes235
Index239



leadership
Customer Reviews
Write your own online review.


Find Items On Similar Subjects
How to Be Exceptional: Drive Leadership Success By Magnifying Your Strengths
The Extraordinary Leader : Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders
Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

.
 
leadership
TITLE INDEX: A-K  L-Z | SEARCH | BESTSELLERS | WHAT'S NEW | OUT OF PRINT | HELP | PRIVACY & SECURITY | Leading Blog | LeaderShop Main Page

All prices subject to change and given in U.S. Dollars.

Copyright ©1998-2012 LeadershipNow / M2 Communications, LLC All Rights Reserved


All materials contained in http://www.LeadershipNow.com are protected by copyright and trademark laws and may not be used for any purpose whatsoever other than private, non-commercial viewing purposes. Derivative works and other unauthorized copying or use of stills, video footage, text or graphics is expressly prohibited. LeadershipNow is a trademark of M2 Communications, LLC.
.