The Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders

  • 4h 6m 4s
  • John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2006

A no-nonsense, battle-tested program for developing exceptional leadership skills - both in your organization and yourself

The ability to lead, far more than just a natural gift, is a concrete and learnable skill - one that can be acquired by studying and applying specific proficiencies and attitudes. The Extraordinary Leader draws on responses from 200,000 questionnaires to define the skills that comprise effective leadership, and then provides a systematic and innovative program for attaining, developing, and implementing those skills.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Demystifying Leadership
  • Chapter 2: Great Leaders Make a Great Difference
  • Chapter 3: Simplifying Leadership
  • Chapter 5: Leaders Must Fit Their Organization
  • Chapter 6: Great Leaders Possess Multiple Strengths
  • Chapter 7: Fatal Flaws Must Be Fixed
  • Chapter 8: New Insights into Leadership Development
  • Chapter 10: What Individuals Do to Become Great Leaders
  • Chapter 11: The Organization's Role in Developing Leaders


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