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The Leader's Tool Kit: Hundreds of Tips And Techniques for Developing the Skills You Need

Cy Charney

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Format: Paperback, 240pp.
ISBN: 9780814408476
Publisher: AMACOM
Pub. Date: September 30, 2005

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Here's a book for leaders and aspiring leaders who must develop many skills but don't have much reading time to find the particular help they need. The Leader's Tool Kit gives them hundreds of proven techniques presented in bite-sized chunks and arranged in an easy-to-digest format. Readers will find handy checklists and practical advice on topics such as:
  • Strategic Leadership (including alliances, change, influencing the future, governance, and sustainability)
  • Leading Your People (including coaching, training, mentoring, and retention)
  • Performance Leadership (including accountability, innovation, and measurement)
  • Life and Career Management (including career development, learning, and values)
  • Leadership Fundamentals (including authenticity, decision making, ethics, and problem solving)

Read cover-to-cover or used as a quick reference, The Leader's Tool Kit contains much needed guidance on mastering the skills critical to leadership success.


"The Leader’s Tool Kit by Cy Charney provides guidance on just about everything a leader needs to know. Read, learn, and enjoy!"
—Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager and The Secret: What Great Leaders Know—And Do

"The Leader’s Tool Kit offers lots of valuable tips that give you ideas well worth pursuing."
—Ichak Adizes, Ph.D., Founder and Director, The Adizes Institute

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About the Author

Cy Charney is president of Charney and Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in the human dimension of organizational and individual performance improvement. He works internationally with Fortune 500 companies and teaches in the executive programs of five major universities. He is the author of The Instant Manager, The Trainer's Tool Kit, and The Portable Mentor. He lives in Thornhill, near Toronto, Canada.

Table of Contents


Part 1 Leadership Fundamentals
1 Adversity: Coping with Tough Times
2 Authenticity
3 Change
4 Collaboration and Teamwork
5 Communicating for Clarity and Commitment
6 Communicating One-On-One
7 Communicating with Groups
8 Decision Making
9 Democratizing the Workplace
10 Ethics
11 Meetings
12 Mistakes: Turning Adversity into Opportunity
13 Mistakes: When Others Fail
14 Planning
15 Problem Solving
16 Professionalism
17 Teamwork
18 Technology
19 Ten Traits of Great Leaders

Part 2 Life and Career Management
20 Balancing Your Life
21 Career Development
22 Learning and Self-Development
23 Learning: Strategies for Senior Executives
24 Life: Living Each Moment to the Fullest
25 Replacing Yourself
26 Setbacks: Overcoming Adversity in Your Career
27 Values: A Personal Approach

Part 3 Strategic Leadership
28 Alliances
29 Benchmarking
30 Change: Influencing the Future
31 Communicating with the Board and Other Executives
32 Consultants: Getting Your Money’s Worth
33 Consultants: Maximizing Value for Your Organization
34 Governance: More Than Staying Out of Jail
35 Governance: Structuring the Board of Directors
36 Government: Managing Relationships
37 Integration: Creating a United Organization
38 International Operations
39 Partnerships
40 Partnerships: Going International
41 Partnerships: Managing the Process
42 Reengineering and Downsizing
43 Stakeholders
44 Strategic Planning
45 Strategic Planning: SWOT Analysis
46 Sustainability
47 Sustainability: Evaluating Your Organization
48 Unions
49 Visioning

Part 4 Leading Your People
50 Abusive Behavior
51 Coaching
52 Compensation and Benefits
53 Inspiring Others
54 Knowledge Management: Managing Intellectual Capital
55 Leadership Development: Creating New Leaders
56 Leadership Development: Developing Learning Plans
57 Leadership Development: Training
58 Mentoring
59 Motivating Others
60 Rewards and Recognition
61 Retaining High Performers

Part 5 Performance Leadership
62 Accountability and Responsibility: Getting the Monkey off Your Back
63 Accountability: Measuring Outcomes
64 Creativity, Innovation, and Continuous Improvement
65 High-Performance Leadership
66 High-Performance Organizations
67 Layoffs
68 Learning Organizations
69 Measurement: The Balanced Scorecard

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