Leadership is an art. Face to Face leadership is unique to small organizations. It is emotional and personal, as well as being powerful and transformational. Learning to find your voice and how to bring who you are to what you do will forever change the way you lead. This leadership book, written by and for the small business leader will give you the tools to become the leader you were meant to be, become an exceptional communicator, be a role model worth following, believe in abundance, attract success while creating significance, develop your sustainable competitive advantage, face change when change is needed, influence your business culture...for the better, and honestly evaluate your failures to promote change and growth.
Handling conflict is one of the most important skills you need for successful leadership. These two booklets give you plenty of helpful tips to assess and resolve the conflicts in your practice. This set includes:
- Managing Conflict with Peers
- Managing Conflict with Direct Reports
Defining and meeting your leadership challenges means becoming a more versatile learner. In the process you need someone to challenge and support you – a coach. These four booklets describe strategies to reach your leadership goals.
Influence is an essential component of leadership, as are resiliency and balance. This three booklet series is a great resource for all leaders, regardless of experience or skill.
It's hard work to get diverse individuals to function as a single high performing team. In this four booklet series you'll discover the keys to forming and leading your staff so they work together productively.
Providing specific information about performance is key to leading your employees. The Communication series contains three powerful booklets that teach you how to give constructive and empowering feedback.
Everyone experiences stress, and leaders face the additional stress brought about by the unique demands of leadership: having to make decisions with limited information, to manage conflict, to do more with less . . . and faster! The consequences of stress can include health problems and deteriorating relationships. Knowing what signs of stress to look for and having a strategy for increasing your resources will help you manage leadership stress and be more effective over a long career. Listening well is an essential component of good leadership. You can become a more effective listener and leader by learning the skills of active listening. Working relationships become more solid, based on trust, respect, and honesty. Active listening is not an optional component of leadership; it is not a nicety to be used to make others feel good. It is, in fact, a critical component of the tasks facing today's leaders.