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Heroic Leadership By William A. Cohen

Heroic Leadership
by William A. Cohen

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* A fresh, dynamic, and contemporary look at military leadership principles as they apply to business and life * Authored by retired general and leadership expert William A. Cohen, and drawing on the principles of Peter F.
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Heroic Leadership Summary


Heroic Leadership: Leading with Integrity and Honor by William A. Cohen

Proven leadership strategies used by combat and business leaders to accomplish impossible goals Heroic Leadership examines military leadership principles as they apply to business and life. Leadership expert and retired general William Cohen describes the eight universal laws of leadership and explains why heroic leadership has worked so successfully and ethically for thousands of years despite severe conditions of risk, uncertainty and hardship. He also shows how to implement Heroic Leadership to attract fellowship, use influence tactics, develop self-confidence, build, coach, and motivate a team, take charge in crisis situations, and take action. * Includes real-world examples from business as well, as battle, that follow the eight universal laws * Contains proven strategies and techniques to apply the universal laws and multiply the productivity of any group or organization * Suggests little-known, but highly effective methods for building teamwork and esprit de corps * Based on the classic, bestselling books on leadership The New Art of the Leader and the Stuff of Heroes * With a timeless approach to leadership, Heroic Leadership offers innovative ideas for motivating people and helping them to achieve new heights of personal and group performance

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About William A. Cohen


William Cohen, Ph.D., is president of the Institute of Leader Arts and the first graduate of Peter Drucker's executive Ph.D. program. About him Drucker wrote: "My colleagues on the faculty and I learned at least as much as we could teach him." Cohen served as major general in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, has held executive positions in several companies, and was president of two universities. He is the author of many management books, including The Art of the Leader, A Class With Drucker, and Drucker on Leadership. For more information, please visit: www.stuffofheroes.com

Table of Contents


Introduction: The Concept of Heroic Leadership. Part One: The Eight Universal Laws of Heroic Leadership. 1 Maintain Absolute Integrity. 2 Know Your Stuff. 3 Declare Your Expectations. 4 Show Uncommon Commitment. 5 Expect Positive Results. 6 Take Care of Your People. 7 Put Duty Before Self. 8 Get Out in Front. Part Two: The Eight Basic Influence Tools. 9 Direction. 10 Indirection. 11 Redirection. 12 Deflection. 13 Enlistment. 14 Persuasion. 15 Negotiation. 16 Involvement. Part Three: The Eight Competencies of Heroic Leadership. 17 How to Attract Followership. 18 How to Develop Your Self-Confidence. 19 How to Build a Heroic Team. 20 How to Build High Morale and Esprit de Corps. 21 How to Motivate When Times Get Tough. 22 How to Take Charge in Crisis Situations. 23 How to Develop Your Charisma. 24 How to Solve Problems and Make Decisions. Epilogue. Notes. About the Author. Index.

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GOR010102011
Heroic Leadership: Leading with Integrity and Honor by William A. Cohen
William A. Cohen
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2010-05-03
288
0470405015
9780470405017
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