Lead to Lift Up Others - Leadership Insights From a Caregiver's Journey
The world we live in demands more great leaders. Whether in business, education, government, healthcare, non-profits, our families or communities, the single most important ingredient for success is leadership. We need leaders who can bring diverse groups of people together to manage change, solve problems and embrace a new, better vision for the future.
As the business world has shifted from the command and control style of leadership to a coaching culture, the skills needed to thrive as a leader have shifted. If you want to evolve and grow as a leader, you must continually adapt and adjust to the new realities of today's world and anticipate and prepare for the changes coming in the coming years.
In Lead to Lift Up Others, Ross Woodstock shares 12 leadership insights from his years as a caregiver for his wife Sharen—a victim of a devastating stroke that changed both of their lives.
The compelling stories surrounding Sharen's battle to achieve a satisfactory quality of life paint a picture of the characteristics needed to build a leadership legacy that will leave a positive impact on the world.
One of the essential truths in leadership today is that being a leader is not about you. Your greatest reward as a leader will come from investing yourself into the lives of those around you. You can accomplish this by letting them know you believe in them, celebrating their success, remaining positive in the face of chronic negativity, demonstrating resilience, encouraging those around you, remaining humble, maintaining an attitude of gratitude and committing to a strong foundation of values.
Throughout this book, you will be challenged to take a closer look at your own leadership journey. At the end of each chapter, Woodstock provides coaching tips, including hands-on activities that will allow you to apply each leadership insight into your everyday work. Commit to your personal growth and experience the transformational impact in your work as a leader with Lead to Lift Up Others.