The Work of Leaders (Hardback)
Praise for The Work of Leaders: "The Work of Leaders is a bright gem of a book. In a crystal clear and to-the-point style, the authors make leadership instantly accessible with a memorable model, rock solid fundamentals, original research, compelling stories, and highly practical tips for putting the principles to immediate use. There are invaluable lessons on every page, and you'll enjoy discovering each one. We highly recommend The Work of Leaders to anyone who aspires to make extraordinary things happen in organizations." (Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, authors of the bestselling The Leadership Challenge). "Clear, distinctive, intuitive, and deeply researched, The Work of Leaders gives every reader not only several 'a-ha!' moments, but smart, meaningful suggestions for changing the way we all lead." (Elaine Biech, author of The Business of Consulting). "The authors have indeed done their homework! Their combined expertise and engaging writing gives their readers a one-stop shop for understanding and improving the way we lead. Bravo!" (Beverly Kaye, coauthor of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em). "The Work of Leaders shows you how to create a thriving organization by setting a vision and then collaborating with your people to guide your company to success. It is the strategic tool you need to move your business forward, with imaginative writing and a practical approach you can use right away." (Tom mckee, CEO, The Ken Blanchard Companies). "Anyone who is in a leadership position or is responsible for evaluating leaders should make this book a must-read. Collectively, the book's authors are unique in their knowledge, background and ability, which is what distinguishes this great piece of work from others of its kind." (Sidney Feltenstein, former CEO, Yorkshire Global Restaurants). "If you are a leader of a company or aspire to be one, I highly recommend reading this book. Using an easy to understand framework, the authors clearly lay out a blueprint for a company's success. This book is well researched, but also practical and fun to read. Pick it up, you won't be disappointed." (Paul F. Murphy, partner, Sentinel Capital Partners). "The Work of Leaders integrates the three essential ingredients to a best-selling treatise: a research-based framework, plenty of pragmatic advice, and an extremely engaging style and format. A must-have toolkit for any leader navigating the unpredictable global economy." (Dr. Stephen L. Cohen, founder and principal, Strategic Leadership Collaborative). "I worked with the authors for nearly ten years and their powerful model not only helps leaders articulate a clear vision, it drives organizational alignment and flawless execution." (Kristin Newhall, partner, Riverside Company).