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Leadership When the Heat is On: 24 Lessons

Leadership When the Heat is On: 24 Lessons in High Performance Management

By Danny Cox, John Hoover

Chock-full of hard-won advice and action steps for keeping your cool under pressure and inspiring incredible performance from your team!

Price: $12.00
ISBN: 9780071486538
Product Code: 0071486534
Year: 2007
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 128
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


People aren't born to be high-performing leaders; instead, they need to learn to develop the time-proven characteristics of great leadership. Leadership When the Heat is On shows you how to acquire these characteristics, motivate your people, and achieve remarkable results across your organization-particularly during times of change and stress. This quick-hitting, hands-on rulebook is chock-full of hard-won advice and action steps for keeping your cool under pressure and inspiring incredible performance from your team.

You'll see how to:

  • Start turning problems into opportunities that can enhance your career
  • Practice "humanagement" -- using the job to develop the person while having fun in the process
  • Overcome your team's roadblocks to goal achievement
  • Develop an organization with free-flowing, two-way communication, from top-to-bottom
  • Know the signs of low morale, take immediate action to counteract the causes, and make strategic plans to keep spirits from falling again
  • Encourage inspired thinking by relaxing old rules of conformity and publicly recognizing new ideas

Leadership When the Heat is On prepares you to meet all leadership challenges, whether anticipated or unexpected!