How to Lead

Series
Pearson
Author
Jo Owen  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
5
Language
English
Total pages
400
Pub.-date
May 2018
ISBN13
9781292232577
ISBN
1292232579


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How to Lead
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‘Not only an unusually helpful book on leadership but also a great read.’

Russell Hobby, CEO, Teach First 

‘A must read for all leaders: private, public and third sector.’

Professor Sonia Blandford, Founder and CEO, Achievement for All

How to Lead is a tour de force, ambitious and resolutely practical – the very essence of leadership.’

Sharath Jeevan, CEO of STIR Education

 

This book is your essential guide to the theory and practice of leadership. Whatever your level in an organisation, this is your practical handbook for getting to the top and staying there.

Anyone can learn to be a great leader. And everyone can learn to lead better. This book will show you how. 

Its clear focus on practical, straightforward advice and guidance, delivered with refreshing honesty and humour, and with a relentless focus on the practical skills of leadership, will make sure you quickly understand and master all the core skills you’ll need to succeed. 

Based on original research into some of the world’s best organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors, How to Lead cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what you need to do and how you need to do it in order to succeed. 

This new edition features a new section about 21st century leadership, featuring generic skills and a focus on influencing

 

 

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Anyone can learn to be a great leader.

And everyone can learn to lead better.

This book will show you how.

 

With a relentless focus on the practical skills of leadership, and straightforward advice and guidance delivered with refreshing honesty and humour, How to Lead will help you quickly understand and master all the core skills you’ll need to succeed.

 

With How to Lead you'll learn to:

  • Be a leader people want to follow, not have to follow
  • Keep control even when you lack power
  • Turn conflict and crisis to your advantage
  • Think and act like the best leaders do

Using original research into some of the world’s best organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors, Jo Owen cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what you need to do and how you need to do it in order to succeed.

Author

 

Jo Owen has worked with over 100 organisations around the world in most major industries and has written 15 books on leadership and management including the best-selling How to Lead, How to Manage and Tribal Business School. He is the founder of eight charities which have a collective turnover of £100 million and was awarded the OBE by the Queen for starting Teach First which is now the largest graduate recruiter in the UK.  He built a business in Japan without speaking Japanese; he created HBOS business banking; was a partner at Accenture and started his career at P&G. Jo also has spent eight years working with tribes across the world to discover how they survive and succeed, and what businesses can learn from them.