The End of Leadership as We Know It: What Takes It to Lead in Today's Volatile and Complex World

  • 7h 12m 7s
  • Dan Fisher, Steve Garcia
  • Gildan Media
  • 2023

In The End of Leadership as We Know It, a team of veteran executive and leadership strategists delivers an expert analysis of the ten most common errors leaders make when attempting to address disruption and concrete strategies for avoiding them. In the book, you'll find ways to apply the latest research in adaptive leadership and complexity to your own leadership style and achieve the impact you seek to have on your business, your followers, and yourself.

The authors explain how to rethink the essence of leadership during times of flux and show you how to deal with unpredictable situations. You'll also find:

  • Ways to identify the devastating blind spots caused by current approaches to leadership
  • Strategies for unleashing the creativity and potential of employees, rather than controlling them
  • Tough-love feedback for contemporary leaders doing their best to deliver results in an increasingly uncertain and volatile business environment

Full of creativity and inspirational energy, The End of Leadership as We Know It will benefit managers, executives, board members, business students, and other current and aspiring business leaders.

About the Author

STEVE GARCIA is a Managing Partner at Contemporary Leadership Advisors. He helps clients build and lead faster, higher-impact, and more adaptive organizations in rapidly changing, complex environments. He has extensive experience as both an executive and executive educator.

DAN FISHER is a consulting psychologist and Co-founder of the Institute for Contemporary Leadership and a Managing Partner at Contemporary Leadership Advisors. He has significant experience coaching and advising executives and their teams.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction: Making a Difference in Our Complex Times
  • Chapter 2 - It's Not About You
  • Chapter 3 - The Vulnerability Paradox
  • Chapter 4 - Stop Strategizing and Start Doing
  • Chapter 5 - Freeing Your People with Purpose-Driven Simple Rules
  • Chapter 6 - Why Community Organizers Consistently Beat Superheroes
  • Chapter 7 - Vive la Résistance!
  • Chapter 8 - Resilience Beats Efficiency
  • Chapter 9 - The Siren Song of Certainty
  • Chapter 10 - Data-Driven Decisions Still Need a Driver
  • Chapter 11 - When Best Isn't Best
  • Chapter 12 - Conclusion: The End of Leadership in a Quantum Age