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The Leader of the Future 2: Visions, Strategies, and Practices for the New Era
Edited by Frances Hesselbein and Marshall Goldsmith

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Format: Hardcover, 336pp.
ISBN: 9780787986674
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Pub. Date: September 18, 2006

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The Leader of the Future 2 follows in the footsteps of the international bestseller The Leader of the Future, which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies, been translated into twenty-eight languages, and is one of the most widely distributed collections on leadership to date.

In twenty-seven inspiring and insightful essays, this book celebrates the wisdom of some of the most recognized thought leaders of our day who share their unique visions of leadership for the future. Our post-9/11 world presents new and unexpected challenges for present and future leaders, and the articles in this book reaffirm, reconsider, and expand on the basic principles and values of leadership as they apply to emerging and unforeseen challenges, opportunities, and trends. This diverse group of authors speaks to all of us—inspiring, guiding, and sustaining leaders of today and tomorrow, delivering a battle cry that will mobilize the leaders of the future in our increasingly turbulent and uncertain world.

Since it was published in 1996, The Leader of the Future has become a standard in the field, breaking new ground in leadership literature to establish itself as one of the most widely distributed, bestselling edited collections on the topic.

Now, ten years later, with all new contributions, The Leader of the Future 2 again gives voice to the most critical issues and transformative ideas of our day. This book features a Who's Who of today's top leadership thinkers from the private, public, and social sectors. A number of thought leaders from the first Leader of the Future return, along with some exciting newcomers, to offer new insights, inspiration, and wisdom that will resonate for decades to come.

Returning Authors:
Ken Blanchard with Dennis Carey
Stephen Covey
Marshall Goldsmith
Charles Handy
Sally Helgesen
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner
Richard Leider
Edgar Schein
Peter Senge
Dave Ulrich with Norm Smallwood

New Authors:
John Alexander
Darlyne Bailey
Lynn Barendsen and Howard Gardner
Usman Ghani
Ronald Heifetz
Joseph Maciariello
Jan Masaoka
John Mroz
Brian O'Connell
Jeff Pfeffer
Ponchitta Pierce
Srikumar Rao
General Eric Shinseki (USA, Ret.)
R. Roosevelt Thomas
Noel Tichy with Chris DeRose
Tom Tierney

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About the Editors

Frances Hesselbein is the founding president and chairman of the Leader to Leader Institute, formerly the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management. She served as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She is the author of Hesselbein on Leadership, coeditor of twenty other books including Be, Know, Do, and the editor?in?chief of the journal Leader to Leader.

Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized for his outstanding work in leadership and management by the American Management Association, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and The Economist. In addition to The Leader of the Future 2, Goldsmith is the author or coeditor of twenty-two books, including the upcoming What Got You Here Won't Get You There.

The Leader to Leader Institute's mission is to strengthen the leadership of the social sector. Established in 1990 as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, the Institute, in collaboration with its partners in the private and public sectors, furthers its mission by providing social sector leaders with the essential leadership wisdom, inspiration, and resources needed to lead for innovation and to build vibrant social nonprofit organizations.

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