How To Lead Smart People
“As a leader, job number 1 is to keep your followers enthused and aligned to your purpose: you are seeking that discretionary extra effort that only comes from engagement. Nobody wants to work in an environment that is miserable and downbeat; such environments often spiral downwards and the reputation of the leader with them.”
SUMMARY: The book teaches professionals how to elegantly lead their peers with tact and wisdom. It is written with sophisticated simplicity that includes effective and well-structured actionable lessons.
TAKEAWAYS: At the end of this book, you will understand what it means to be a self-developing and innovative leader who keeps improving the quality of your leadership.
You will learn:
+ 50 actionable leadership lessons relevant to managing professional peers. You will receive relevant examples to help you contextualize each leadership insight.
+ how to integrate the learnings into your professional environment.
+ how to amend traditional leadership values to suit managing peers as opposed to managing subordinates.
+ how to communicate effectively to cultivate a healthy team environment of useful values.
+ how to manage and avoid leadership stress, and how to overcome challenges while building leadership strength.
READ IF: You are a business leader who manages a team of professionals in a peer-lead environment.