A New Way

Author : Matthew Dowd
ISBN : 1544500327
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File Size : 61.54 MB
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The United States is in a time of profound change and division. Americans are desperate for leaders with integrity to help them thrive during this troubling period, but their search has increasingly come up empty. They need leaders who can place country over political party, community over profit, and the Constitution over personal power. These people must balance old values with contradictory new ideas. They must be able to embrace paradox and be humble servant leaders. In A New Way, New York Times best-selling coauthor and strategist Matthew Dowd, inspired by turbulent times in his own life, shares his model for leadership. He also breaks down the eight paradoxes an innovative leader must embrace: Truth and Uncertainty Fear and Love Confidence and Humility Heart and Head Big Vision and Local Action Realism and Idealism Boundaries and Openness Delegation and Accountability A New Way offers a model for leadership when America needs it most. It allows us to maintain values from our past while looking to the future and working for a better tomorrow.
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Organization Development In Healthcare

Author : Jason A. Wolf
ISBN : 9780857247100
Genre : Medical
File Size : 63.88 MB
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This collection of critical ideas relating organization science to operations and accomplishments in the health care environment provides a thematic guide for leaders, practitioners, academics and administrators. It pulls in a broad cross-section of perspectives on the important linkage of scholarship and practice with a solid global perspective.
Category: Medical

The Global Fourth Way

Author : Andy Hargreaves
ISBN : 9781412987868
Genre : Education
File Size : 86.68 MB
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The authors focus on the real-life, nitty-gritty challenges that change leaders face and how to put Fourth Way principles to work promoting student learning and achievement.
Category: Education

How To Lead A Quest

Author : Jason Fox
ISBN : 9780730324713
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 67.24 MB
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Unlock progress through doubt and uncertainty The biggest threat facing modern business is the sheer complexity of an uncertain future. That, and the fact that everyone is busy. Too busy for progress. Workplace cultures have become cursed with efficiency. And so when it comes to developing strategy, we default to our defaults.We favour quick fixes, easy templates and familiar approaches, developing ‘robust plans' that do little to mitigate strategic risk or generate new value. The result? The future comes, and businesses die. But no longer! *cue trumpets* How to Lead a Quest is a book for pioneering leaders - folks who know that enterprise strategy is far too important to condemn to ‘smart goals', 'a clear vision for the future' and other such rubbish. Within this book, you'll discover how to: liberate enterprise leadership and workplace cultures from the curse of efficiency, default thinking and the delusion of progress explore complex and uncertain futures to find profound insights that mitigate strategic risks and ensure your business model remains viable create new value and enduring relevance by pioneering into unchartered and unprecedented territory embed new structures and rituals into your enterprise to build for the future, while still delivering operational excellence today. Not for the faint of heart or short-of-wit, this uniquely refreshing book bravely tackles the paradox that is pioneering leadership. You'll discover how to lead meaningful progress - even if you don't know what the goal or destination looks like.
Category: Business & Economics

Leading From The Second Chair

Author : Mike Bonem
ISBN : 9781118429556
Genre : Religion
File Size : 40.72 MB
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LEADING FROM THE SECOND CHAIR will raise awareness of the need for strong leaders in secondary positions. It will describe the value they can bring to their organization and to primary leaders when they are serving at their full potential. It will reshape the way they view their role, with an emphasis on their own responsibility as leaders. It recognizes the unique challenges and frustrations of serving in a subordinate position and equips these leaders with the attitudes and skills that they will need to survive and thrive in this new paradigm. Because of the scarcity of resources for second chair leaders, particularly those in the church, this book will offer a practical way to improve the performance of any organization. Leading Congregational Change discussed the importance of a "vision community"--a diverse group of key members who discern and implement the vision for a congregation--to guide the transformation of a church. This work will extend the theme of an empowered leadership team as we explore how individual clergy and laity can lead effectively.
Category: Religion

Complex Adaptive Leadership

Author : Nick Obolensky
ISBN : 9781351965507
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 21.84 MB
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Complex Adaptive Leadership argues leadership should not be something only exercised by nominated leaders. It is a complex dynamic process involving all those engaged in a particular enterprise. The theoretical background to this lies in complexity science and chaos theory - spoken and written about in the context of leadership for the last 20 years, but still little understood. We all seem intuitively to know leadership 'isn't what it used to be' but we still cling to old assumptions which look anachronistic in changing and challenging times. Organisations and their contexts are increasingly paradoxical and uncertain. A broader approach to leadership is needed. Nick Obolensky has practised leadership in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He has also researched it, and taught it over many years in leading business schools. In this exciting book he brings together his knowledge of theory, his own experience, and the results of 15 years of research involving 1,500 executives in 40 countries around the world. The main conclusion from that research is that the more complex things become, the less traditional directive leadership is needed. Those operating in the real world, nonetheless, need ways of coping. The book is focused on helping practitioners struggling to interpret and react to increasingly complex events. Arranged in four parts, it provides a number of exercises, tools and models that will help the reader to understand: - why the context for leadership has changed, and why complexities in organisations have emerged - what complexity is and what lessons can be drawn from this emergent area of scientific study - how Complex Adaptive Leadership can be exercised in a very practical way at two levels: organisationally and individually, and how to get more for less - the actions that can be taken when Complex Adaptive Leadership is applied. The book will particularly appeal to practitioners wishing to add to their knowledge of leadership theory.
Category: Business & Economics

Complex Adaptive Leadership

Author : Mr Nick Obolensky
ISBN : 9781472447913
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 83.19 MB
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Complex Adaptive Leadership, a Gower bestseller, has been taught in corporate leadership programmes, business schools and universities around the world to high acclaim. In this updated paperback edition, the author argues that leadership is a complex dynamic process and should involve all those engaged in a particular enterprise. Nick Obolensky has practised, researched and taught leadership in the public, private and voluntary sectors, and in this exciting book he brings together his knowledge of theory, his own experience, and the results of 19 years of research involving 2,500 executives in 40 countries around the world.
Category: Business & Economics

Verletzlichkeit Macht Stark

Author : Brené Brown
ISBN : 9783641106782
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 45.54 MB
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Selbstliebe statt Perfektionismus In einer Welt, in der die Furcht zu versagen zur zweiten Natur geworden ist, erscheint Verletzlichkeit als gefährlich. Doch das Gegenteil ist der Fall: Die renommierte Psychologin Brené Brown zeigt, dass Verletzlichkeit der Ort ist, wo Liebe, Zugehörigkeit, Freude und Kreativität entstehen. Unter ihrer behutsamen Anleitung erforschen wir unsere Ängste und entwickeln eine machtvolle neue Vision, die uns ermutigt, Großes zu wagen.
Category: Self-Help

Leadership Challenge

Author : James M. Kouzes
ISBN : 3527503749
Genre : Executive ability
File Size : 72.19 MB
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.
Category: Executive ability

Medical Food

Author : Anthony William
ISBN : 9783641212018
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 31.65 MB
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Warum Obst und Gemüse als Heilmittel potenter sind als jedes Medikament. Anthony William hat mit seinen medialen medizinischen Fähigkeiten Tausenden Menschen geholfen ihre fehl-diagnostizierten oder falsch behandelten Krankheiten zu heilen. In seinem zweiten Buch entschlüsselt er die verborgenen Heilkräfte unserer Nahrungsmittel. Im Zentrum stehen die »heiligen Vier«: Obst, Gemüse, Kräuter/Gewürze und wild wachsende essbare Pflanzen. William beschreibt präzise und ausführlich, welche heilsamen Qualitäten jedes einzelne Nahrungsmittel uns schenkt und bei welchen Beschwerden und Krankheiten es wirksam ist. Außerdem offenbart er spannendes Hintergrundwissen zu Themen wie Heißhunger, Stress oder die Schlüsselrolle, die Obst bei der Fruchtbarkeit spielt. Demgegenüber entlarvt er die »ungünstigen Vier«: jene Faktoren, die uns schaden und dafür sorgen, dass wir krank werden. Eindringlich und überzeugend erweckt Anthony William unsere Nahrungsmittel wieder zu dem, was sie im Grunde schon immer waren: Leben spendende Heilmittel – unsere wirksamste Medizin. Mit zahlreichen Rezepten und Zubereitungsempfehlungen.
Category: Cooking