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The power of positive leadership : how and why positive leaders transform teams and organizations and change the world / Jon Gordon.

By: Gordon, Jon,, 1971- author.
Call number: HD57.7 G66 2017 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, [2017]Description: ix, 197 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781119351979 (hbk.) ; 9781119351702 (ePub) (Invalid ISBN) ; 9781119352037 (ePDF) (Invalid ISBN) Subject(s): Leadership | Employee motivation | Organizational changeDDC classification: 658.4/092 Summary: "Lift your organization from the top with a powerful new leadership approach The Positive Leader is your personal coach for becoming the leader your people deserve. Storyteller Jon Gordon crafts the fables that inspire great leadership: The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, and others have helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world achieve their true leadership potential. In this book, he gathers the insights from all of his bestselling fables to bring you the definitive guide to positive leadership. Great leaders understand that people drive the numbers, not the other way around; to win, you must win with people--and this book shows you how. It all begins with your decision to become a positive leader, and the understanding that leadership is not just about what you can do, but what you can inspire, encourage, and empower others to do. You'll learn to bring out the best in each of your employees by sharing the best within you; instead of running over people to achieve your goals, invite them on board--together, you can achieve more than you ever thought possible. Difficult times call for leaders who are up for the challenge. Results are the byproduct of your culture, teamwork, vision, talent, innovation, execution, and commitment; this book shows you how to bring it all together to become a powerfully positive leader. Discover the true drivers of short- and long-term success Learn what leadership is really about Cultivate the habits and outlook of successful leaders Strengthen your people and let the results speak for themselves Find the right people, invest in them, nurture them, and develop them; as they grow, so do you. The Positive Leader helps you become the person you want to be, and the leader your people need"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Challenging times require leaders who can lead others through the challenges. Great leaders realize that it's not the numbers that drive the people, but the people that drive the numbers. While you have to measure results, you must do so with the knowledge that the outcome is simply a by-product of your culture, teamwork, vision, talent, innovation, execution and commitment to your people and process. To win you must win with people. To create true and lasting success you must invite the right people on your bus, take the time to invest in them, develop them, nurture them and when you help them grow they'll help you grow. It all starts with a decision to be a positive leader and the understanding that leadership is not just about what you do but what you can inspire, encourage and empower others to do. When you are a positive leader you bring out the best within each of your employees by sharing the best within you. Instead of running over the people in your organization you invite them on the bus with you and empower them to help you create an amazing and successful ride. The Positive Leader is an essential guide to leading with optimism, enthusiasm and positive energy"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Lift your organization from the top with a powerful new leadership approach The Positive Leader is your personal coach for becoming the leader your people deserve. Storyteller Jon Gordon crafts the fables that inspire great leadership: The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, Training Camp, and others have helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world achieve their true leadership potential. In this book, he gathers the insights from all of his bestselling fables to bring you the definitive guide to positive leadership. Great leaders understand that people drive the numbers, not the other way around; to win, you must win with people--and this book shows you how. It all begins with your decision to become a positive leader, and the understanding that leadership is not just about what you can do, but what you can inspire, encourage, and empower others to do. You'll learn to bring out the best in each of your employees by sharing the best within you; instead of running over people to achieve your goals, invite them on board--together, you can achieve more than you ever thought possible. Difficult times call for leaders who are up for the challenge. Results are the byproduct of your culture, teamwork, vision, talent, innovation, execution, and commitment; this book shows you how to bring it all together to become a powerfully positive leader. Discover the true drivers of short- and long-term success Learn what leadership is really about Cultivate the habits and outlook of successful leaders Strengthen your people and let the results speak for themselves Find the right people, invest in them, nurture them, and develop them; as they grow, so do you. The Positive Leader helps you become the person you want to be, and the leader your people need"-- Provided by publisher.

"Challenging times require leaders who can lead others through the challenges. Great leaders realize that it's not the numbers that drive the people, but the people that drive the numbers. While you have to measure results, you must do so with the knowledge that the outcome is simply a by-product of your culture, teamwork, vision, talent, innovation, execution and commitment to your people and process. To win you must win with people. To create true and lasting success you must invite the right people on your bus, take the time to invest in them, develop them, nurture them and when you help them grow they'll help you grow. It all starts with a decision to be a positive leader and the understanding that leadership is not just about what you do but what you can inspire, encourage and empower others to do. When you are a positive leader you bring out the best within each of your employees by sharing the best within you. Instead of running over the people in your organization you invite them on the bus with you and empower them to help you create an amazing and successful ride. The Positive Leader is an essential guide to leading with optimism, enthusiasm and positive energy"-- Provided by publisher.

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