Learn Like A Leader

Learn Like A Leader

Today's Top Leaders Share Their Learning Journeys

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Presents thirty-five personal stories from contemporary, prominent management thinkers, all focusing on the idea that continued learning drives success.

Perseus Publishing
Why are some people able to grow in their careers while others never fully reach their potential?Learn Like a Leader explores this question by examining defining moments of leadership. The authors share personal stories gathered from great leaders such as James Collins, Warren Bennis, and Dave Ulrich, portraying the power of storytelling in training and mentoring.

Offers powerful lessons reflecting key learning moments in the lives and careers of each of the contributors.


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Each year, a group of best-selling authors, thought leaders and management experts-among them James Collins, Warren Bennis and David Ulrich-meet to share their defining moments on leadership with one another. As this annual meeting of the minds became a tradition, one theme quickly emerged: great leaders seize the opportunity to learn, over and over again. These remarkable stories form the basis of Learn Like a Leader, a close look at why some people are able to grow in their careers, overcome setbacks and soar to the top, whereas others never fully reach their potential. The book offers powerful lessons reflecting key learning moments in the lives and careers of each of the contributors. Learn Like a Leader portrays the power of storytelling in teaching, training and mentoring.

Book News
For individuals, managers, leaders, coaches, and consultants wanting to develop their leadership strengths, Goldsmith, who specializes in management and leadership development, et al. compile the stories of 35 top management and development leaders and thinkers who detail how they learned in their careers. Leaders like Charles Garfield, Jay Galbraith, William Bridges, Robert Rosen, Stephen Covey, and Elizabeth Pinchot share a personal learning experience that shaped their life's work and influenced their teachings related to themes like learning from difficult or painful situations, and understanding how others perceive them. There is no index. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell Publishing
More than a decade ago, a group of bestselling authors, thought leaders and management experts-among them Marshall Goldsmith, Beverly Kaye and Ken Shelton-met to share their defining moments on leadership with one another. So taken were they with each other's stories that an annual tradition of trading leadership secrets was established.

A recurring truth emerged: great leaders seize the opportunity to learn, again and again. Learn Like a Leader brings together these remarkable stories of learning and provides a close look at how top leaders-including Jim Collins, Warren Bennis and Dave Ulrich-were able to grow their careers, overcome setbacks and soar to the top.

Offering profound lessons from key learning moments in the lives and careers of the contributors, Learn Like a Leader conveys the power of storytelling in teaching, training and mentoring.

Publisher: Boston : Nicholas Brealey Pub., 2010
ISBN: 9781857885576
1857885570
Characteristics: xvii, 206 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Learning journeys

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