Being the Boss: The 3 Imperatives for Becoming a Great Leader

  • 8h 18m 16s
  • Kent Lineback, Linda A. Hill
  • Gildan Media
  • 2011

You never dreamed being the boss would be so hard. You're caught in a web of conflicting expectations from subordinates, your supervisor, peers, and customers. You're not alone.

As Linda Hill and Kent Lineback reveal in Being the Boss, becoming an effective manager is a painful, difficult journey. It's trial and error, endless effort, and slowly acquired personal insight. Many managers never complete the journey. At best, they just learn to get by. At worst, they become terrible bosses.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Your 3 Imperatives as a Manager
  • Chapter 2: I'm The Boss!
  • Chapter 3: I'm Your Friend!
  • Chapter 4: Can People Trust You?
  • Part One Summary
  • Chapter 5: Understand the Reality of Your Organization
  • Chapter 6: Weave Your Own Web of Influence
  • Chapter 7: Don't Forget Your Boss
  • Part Two Summary
  • Chapter 8: Define the Future
  • Chapter 9: Be Clear About How Your Team Works
  • Chapter 10: Your Team Members Are Individuals Too
  • Chapter 11: Manage Through Your Daily Work
  • Part Three Summary
  • Chapter 12: Completing Your Journey