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Centered Leadership: A Field Guide for Leading with Positive Impact and Resilience

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What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short?

In 2008, Joanna Barsh launched and sponsored the Centered Leadership Project at McKinsey and Company to answer that very question. In the process, they uncovered what distinguishes leaders who are successful from those who achieve true greatness.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published March 18th 2014 by Crown Business (first published January 1st 2014)
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Nov 10, 2015 Anna is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
** 8 CD's ... about 9.25 hours
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I'm a huge fan of Centered Leadership: A Field Guide for Leading with Positive Impact and Resilience. Barsh and Lavoie go beyond explaining how to improve your leadership performance by including methodologies for all leadership levels to reach their highest potential. The main tenets of Centered Leadership are meaning, framing, connecting, engaging and energizing. The greatest asset of this book is that it incorporates years of quantitative research, and the workbook like format allows anyone f ...more
Heath Henwood
Centred Leadership
by Joanna Barsh, Johanne Lavoie

Leadership guidebook or guide to transform your life. I was undecided early on, and honestly I am still not sure.

The authors presents her approach to self-improvement, based on a foundation of discovering meaning; examining how they Frame the world; being Connected to get there; how to Engage on their goals; and how to stay Energized.

The book suggest using it as a workbook with a group, and certainly for change to occur it will be easier to be mot
Kathy Cowie
I am reviewing this book for the November/December issue of Global Business and Organizational Excellence. It was a very interesting read - very hot topic right now, as I've read about it in a couple of other places since I started the book.
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Couldn't finish it. It seemed...campy...
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