Join us on a literary world trip!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
Leading with Care in a Tough World - Beyond Servant Leadership - cover

Leading with Care in a Tough World - Beyond Servant Leadership

Bob DeKoch, Phillip G. Clampitt

Publisher: Rodin Books

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

A new book from the authors of the highly praised Transforming Leaders into Progress Makers, Leading with Care breaks new ground in the exploration of servant leadership. Bob DeKoch and Phil Clampitt, long-time collaborators, draw on their years of innovative practice and research to describe with vivid, real-world experiences, how leading with care enriches people and transforms organizations in our challenging times. DeKoch, with over 40 years of diverse executive leadership experience, which included 20 years leading The Boldt Company, a $1 billion construction services and real estate development company, has developed novel insights into leadership thinking and practice. Clampitt, an endowed, award-winning communication and information science professor at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, has over 40 years of experience in university teaching, ground-breaking research, and business consulting. His lifelong passion is to explore the dynamic relationship between leadership, communication, and big ideas. Gallup recently reported that only 15% of employees in the United States are truly engaged in their workplace. Yet nearly 70% of employees say they would work harder if they felt more appreciated. Over 90% of employees surveyed believed their leadership “lacked communication skills to lead.” The gloomy stories behind sobering statistics reveal employees’ disappointment with current leadership approaches. Leaders can do better. That’s why the authors sought to go beyond the laudable sentiments of the “servant leadership” movement by envisioning, creating, and testing a new leadership platform based on a set of guiding beliefs and actual day-to-day practices.   The authors’ unique perspective transforms traditional practices, like employee coaching and collaboration, into dynamic self-actualizing workplaces. How? By sharing how caring leaders adroitly blend visible and subtle practices to realize the aspirational benefits of coaching and collaboration. The authors use a similar approach to share insights about less frequently discussed leadership issues such as how to build an empowering network of relationships and transform pushback into progress. Anyone who wishes to craft their own distinctive, compelling, and empowering leadership style that unleashes the latent energy of people and their organizations will discover a robust and enriching framework for doing so in Leading with Care in a Tough World.   “This book offers a simple yet powerful promise: caring leaders can produce extraordinary outcomes. With extensive research and sparkling details, DeKoch and Clampitt reveal how leaders at all levels can enlist our basic humanity to bring out the best in their teams.” --Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Regret, When, and Drive “Leading with Care in a Tough World is a masterful book!!! It is pragmatic, thought-provoking, and exceptionally well-written. Effective leadership today requires you to grapple with a broad range of variables. DeKoch and Clampitt provide a framework, reinforced with real-world examples and self-assessment tools, that will help you turn ideas into effective action. If you’re a leader, or aspiring to become one, I strongly recommend this book.”--Frank Sonnenberg, Award-winning author of nine books, including Managing with a Conscience and The Path to a Meaningful Life "Unlock the keys to successful leadership in Leading with Care in a Tough World. Filled with inspiring stories, practical advice and years of tried-and-true methods, DeKoch and Clampitt  will teach you how to be the leader of the future. An excellent read!"--Dr. Marshall Goldsmith is the Thinkers50 #1 Executive Coach and New York Times bestselling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. "How can we lead others - and ourselves - in an uncertain and fast-changing world? This humane, thoughtful, and practical new book shows the way." --Dorie Clark, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Long Game and executive education faculty, Duke University Fuqua School of Business   “Brilliant insight into the realities of leadership. DeKoch and Clampitt expose the manipulations that pass for emotional intelligence and the toxicity of fake positivity. Grounded in the difficult truths of human relationships, this excellent book illuminates the values and beliefs that guide a leader to success.” --Robert McKee, Fulbright Scholar and Globally Renowned Screen Writing Lecturer, Coach and Best Selling Author “An island of innovative insight amid an ocean of leadership BS.”  --Professor James Barker, Herbert S. Lamb Chair in Business education, Dalhousie University
Available since: 11/04/2022.
Print length: 376 pages.

Other books that might interest you

  • Converge - Transforming Business at the Intersection of Marketing and Technology - cover

    Converge - Transforming Business...

    Bob W. Lord, Ray Velez

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Using Razorfish client examples (such as AXE, Intel,  Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Delta, and Kellogg) Ray and Bob will share  their first-hand experience of working intimately with clients to  solve business problems at the collision point between customers,  technology and marketing.  Throughout the narrative, Bob and  Ray will provide the reader a roadmap to replicate their success  within their own organization; how to market in a world of constant  change, how to organize for innovation, how to innovate faster use  the principals of agile development across your business,  etc.   The first half of the book will cover the following topics:    The collision: why and how technology, media, and  creativity are converging and how this has revolutionized marketing  and business strategy    The consumer voice:  why and how media has changed  what to expect in the future (client examples)  Next generation storytelling:  why and how  creativity has changed, and what to expect in the future (client  examples)    The second half of the book will be focused on explaining  answers to the problems our customers are dying to have solved:    Part 1 - How to create religion around merging  technology and marketing within your organization (how to tell the  story, who to tell it to, why should they believe, etc.)  Part 2 - How to change your organizational structure to  leverage marketing/tech convergence (breaking down silos,  cross-training, etc.)  Part 3 - How to empower your people to leverage  convergence (create business entrepreneurial ownership, adjust  compensation/incentive structure/goals/objectives, alignment  against client need, etc.)  Part 4 - How to change your processes to leverage  convergence (how to apply agile methodology principals across all  marketing functions, etc.)
    Show book
  • The Development and Challenges of Russian Corporate Governance I - The Roles and Functions of Boards of Directors - cover

    The Development and Challenges...

    Oksana Kim

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Despite increasing attention towards Russia’s economy and capital market, corporate governance norms of Russian public firms are rarely analyzed. This project presents and interprets evidence regarding various governance practices followed by Russian firms covering almost the entire period of the existence of the Russian stock market. Its findings run counter to some widely held beliefs according to which Russia is a country with high resistance to corporate innovations due to socialist imprints. 
    
    Part one of this two-volume study focuses on the role that boards of directors play in reducing intra-corporate agency conflicts. Russian companies have adopted progressive governance mechanisms including director independence, nationality and gender diversity on the board, dismissal of poorly performing CEOs, and cross-listing of companies on foreign markets with stringent reporting obligations. Some of these innovations have had notably positive impact on firms’ performances and market valuation. Others, such as nationality diversity on boards of directors, enhanced the image of Russian companies but made little contribution towards improving internal governance. 
    
    Unresolved issues impeding further progress include limited liability of directors towards shareholders due to imperfections of the Russian legal system, a taboo on disclosures of executives’ compensations, and generally high risks of conducting business in Russia. Despite impressive improvements in internal practices, Russian firms still have a long way to go to achieve the governance levels of their peers in developed countries.
    Show book
  • Your Next Big Thing - Creating Successful Business Ideas from Scratch - cover

    Your Next Big Thing - Creating...

    Matthew Mockridge

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    It takes small steps to build a big idea into a thriving business—this inspiring guide by a young entrepreneur prepares you to make your dream a reality. 
     
    There is no such thing as the eureka moment when everything suddenly falls into place—instead, commitment, preparation, and hard work are the keys to pursuing a passion and making it real. Matthew Mockridge, an international success in the live-event entertainment business, began as many young entrepreneurs do—in his dorm room. While many dream of finding that million-dollar startup idea, Mockridge shatters myths and reveals what he learned after years of research into creative processes—that vision, design, and construction are among the core aspects of a “next big thing” game plan. You’ll find:An entrepreneurial rough-guide and real-world paint-by-numbers approach to creating and running big ideasAdvice on time management, business acumen, financial management, and building relationshipsPractical chapters such as “Matthew’s 10 Favorite Idea-Testing Tools” and “Matthew’s 10 Tips for Mega-Mindsets that Produce Ideas and Get Them Done” and more
    Show book
  • Summary of Antony Lewis's The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains - cover

    Summary of Antony Lewis's The...

    Falcon Press

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Buy now to get the key takeaways from Antony Lewis's The Basics of Bitcoins and Blockchains 
      
    Sample Key Takeaways: 
    1) The most widely accepted academic definition of money states that it should fulfill three functions: a medium of exchange, a store of value, and a unit of account. 
    2) A medium of exchange means money is a payment mechanism used to pay someone for something or to pay off a debt or financial obligation.  
     
    Show book
  • Every Job is a Sales Job - How to Use the Art of Selling to Win at Work - cover

    Every Job is a Sales Job - How...

    Cindy McGovern

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    ***#5 WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER*** 
     
    An essential roadmap to achieving professional and personal success-from the “First Lady of Sales” 
     
    While you may not have “sales” in your title, that doesn’t mean you don’t have to sell. Renowned sales authority Dr. Cindy McGovern believes that everyone is a salesperson, regardless of his or her job description. When you ask for a referral, network to form a new connection, or interview for a job, you’re selling the other person on an ideal version of yourself. Every Job is a Sales Job will help you learn to identify “selling” opportunities that you may have overlooked. This indispensable roadmap will show you how to take control of your personal and professional success. 
     
    McGovern shares her proven 5-step sales process to help you attract new business, retain existing customers, and spot opportunities to promote yourself and your ideas. You’ll learn how to: 
     
    * Create a plan and set attainable goals 
    * Identify subtle opportunities that could result in future success 
    * Establish trust and listen for clues to understand what others need 
    * Ask for what you want and move past the fear of rejection 
    * Follow up on your ask, be grateful, and pay it forward 
    * Muster up the courage to ask for referrals and references
    Show book
  • Summary of The Total Money Makeover - A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey - cover

    Summary of The Total Money...

    Summareads Media

    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    Imagine Clearing All Your Debts… 
    How does that feel? 
    What if it’s only seven baby steps to follow in order to achieve financial stability? 
    We’re all taught English, Math, Science in school and yet we’re never taught how to budget or manage our money. 
    We did not fail school… 
    … school failed us. 
    If you’ve ever found yourself having too much month at the end of the money, this book is for you. 
    If you want to be good in math, study math. 
    If you want to be rich, study money. 
    The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey is first published in 2003. Since then, it has sold over 5 million copies and the book has been on The Wall Street Journal bestsellers list for over 500 weeks. 
    Here’s what you’ll discover… 
    --- Chapter 1: Making Over Your Money Challenge 
    --- Chapter 2: Living in Denial 
    --- Chapter 3: The Myth that Debt is a Tool 
    --- Chapter 4: The Rich and Their Secrets 
    --- Chapter 7: Snowball Effect 
    --- Chapter 8: Finishing Your Emergency Fund 
    --- And so much more. 
      
    If you’re ready to take up the Total Money Makeover challenge, click on the BUY NOW button and start reading this summary book NOW!
    Show book