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Leadership Conversations: Challenging High Potential Managers to Become Great Leaders
Conversation techniques and tools that can help strong managers become great leadersOften the very same skills and traits that enable rising stars to achieve success "tenacity, aggressiveness, self-confidence" become liabilities when promoted into a leadership track. While managers' conversations are generally transactional and centered on the task at hand, leaders must fo ...more
ebook, 320 pages
Published January 4th 2013 by Jossey-Bass
(first published December 1st 2012)
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Jan 12, 2014 Bill Donhiser rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This is one of the best true leadership business books I have read. It is not light reading and requires concentration. It does a great job of differentiating Management and Leadership and goes to great lengths to explain why many great employees get promoted only to fail in their new positions. If you think you want to rise above the lowest management level this is a great place to begin your journey.