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Head, Heart and Guts: How the World's Best Companies Develop Complete Leaders

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This book reveals the three most important capabilities leaders must demonstrate today: the ability to set strategy, empathize with others, and take risks--all at the same time. In "Head, Heart, and Guts, " leadership experts David Dotlich, Peter Cairo, and Stephen Rhinesmith--who teach and coach CEOs and executive teams throughout the world--argue that to be successful in ...more
Hardcover, 234 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Jossey-Bass
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Marvin Oka
Mar 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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In their excellent and thought provoking book 'Head, Heart, and Guts', leadership experts David Dotlich, Peter Cairo, and Stephen Rhinesmith—who teach and coach CEOs and executive teams throughout the world—argue that to be successful in a complex, uncertain and fast-moving world, “whole” leaders need to learn to use not just their head, but also the competencies of heart and gut, of compassion and courage.

Their work fits perfectly with and supports our own work on multiple Brain Integration Tec
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Kyle
Aug 27, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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My favorite business and leadership books are the ones whose thesis is so simple that it can only make me say “Duh!”. However, an almost naively simple thesis isn’t enough. It needs to be structured into a manner that allows me to take that simple thesis and flex it in ways more condusive to my own context. Head, Heart, and Guts is one of those books.

Its thesis is stunningly simple: the best leaders exhibit strategic vision, empathy, and courage. Or, as the title suggests: the best leaders are w
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Suzan Oktaria
Aug 23, 2010 rated it liked it
`Kami tahu bahwa arti penting ketiga kualitas ini-kecerdasan, perasaan, dan keberanian-telah dikenal orang sejak dahulu. Gagasannya tidak baru. Ilustrasi yang paling jelas dapat kita lihat di film-film ...more
Lisadunbar22
May 07, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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This book was hard to believe. I would love to see a large company be successful at implementing training and a reward system for those who can exhibit these qualities in a leadership role.
Irwan
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Seems interesting. Hope to be inspired by (skim) reading this.
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