If you want to learn how other leaders overcame adversity or where they went wrong so you don't make the same mistakes, then this book provides great examples (Opensource, June 2016)
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This leadership classic enables you to discover your True North, the internal compass that guides you successfully through life. When you follow your True North, you can unlock your full potential as a leader and human being.
Discover Your True North offers a concrete and comprehensive guide for becoming an authentic leader, and reveals how you can chart your path to success. As you embark on this journey, you'll encounter first-hand stories of 101 leaders across the globe and learn how they discovered their True North. Among them are the poignant and revealing stories of Warren Buffett, Howard Shultz, Paul Polman, Indra Nooyi, Arianna Huffington, Jack Ma, Michael Bloomberg, and Mark Zuckerberg, along with some who lost their way like Rajat Gupta and Lance Armstrong.
Once you discover the purpose of your leadership, you'll find the true leader inside you, enabling you to inspire and empower others as authentic leaders. Discover Your True North helps you to stay on track of your True North in today's complex global world by:
- Cultivating self-awareness
- Defining your values
- Finding the "sweet spots" of your motivated capabilities
- Building your support team and leading an integrated life
- Making the journey from "I" to "We" as an empowering leader
- Becoming a global leader
When you discover your True North, you will make a difference in the world and leave a lasting legacy.
Discover Your True North is an expanded and updated edition of True North, which became a must-read business classic when it was introduced in 2007. Bill George's latest book contains more than 60 percent new content, including profiles of 101 authentic leaders, and exercises after each chapter that enable you to become the leader you want to be.
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