The "I" of Leadership: Strategies for Seeing, Being and Doing

  • 8h 56m 13s
  • Nigel Nicholson
  • Gildan Media
  • 2020

This is the leadership audiobook you have to experience: a barn-storming new take on what makes a versatile, integrated, and effective leader.

Using stories and examples from the lives of leaders, from the sports stadium to the White House to the office of the CEO, Nigel Nicholson shows vividly how the capacity of leaders to see what others do not see frames their actions and allows them to transform, build, destroy, or stabilize. Leaders fail through lack of insight - into themselves and into the worlds they inhabit.

The strategic challenge of leadership is to find the right balance between impact and versatility and the successful crafting of an identity that merges the leader and the surrounding culture or zeitgeist. Leaders covered in the audiobook include: George Bush, Tony Blair, George S Patton, Warren Buffet, Steve Jobs, Josef Stalin, Hannibal, Elizabeth I, Nelson Mandela, Edith Cowan, Abraham Lincoln, Mohandas Gandhi, Henry Ford, Ernest Shackleton, Barack Obama, Robert Maxwell, JFK, Pope John XXIII, Margaret Thatcher, and Samuel Pepys.

This audiobook resonates with insights and searching questions on the nature of human leadership, making it an invaluable guide to managers, consultants, and people everywhere.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - It Goes with the Territory – Leadership Moments
  • Chapter 2 - Leadership in the Wild – The Evolution of Power
  • Chapter 3 - A Very Short History of Leadership
  • Chapter 4 - Leadership as Strategy – Situations, Processes and Qualities (SPQ)
  • Chapter 5 - Who am I? Leadership Qualities and the Compass Question
  • Chapter 6 - The “Eye” of Leadership – The Law of the Situation
  • Chapter 7 - The Adaptive Leader – Leadership Processes
  • Chapter 8 - Dynamic Leadership – Shaping and Discovery
  • Chapter 9 - Reading the World – A Leadership Conundrum
  • Chapter 10 - Born to Lead? Leaders Lost and Found
  • Chapter 11 - Who's Your Buddy? Critical Leader Relationships
  • Chapter 12 - Destiny, Drama and Deliberation – The Lives of Leaders
  • Chapter 13 - The “I” of Leadership – Inside the Mind of the Leader
  • Chapter 14 - Games Leaders Play – Finding the Narrative
  • Chapter 15 - The Self-Management of Leadership – You, others and Organization
  • Chapter 16 - Can Leaders Save the World? Vision, Identity and Passion