Develop Your Leadership Skills: Fast, Effective Ways to Become a Leader People Want to Follow, 5th Edition

  • 1h 14m
  • John Adair
  • Kogan Page
  • 2022

This indispensable guide from leadership guru John Adair, will boost your confidence levels, inspire you and help you on your journey to becoming a leader of excellence.

Acknowledged as a world expert, John Adair offers stimulating insights into recognizing and developing individual leadership qualities, acquiring personal authority and, most importantly, mastering core leadership functions such as planning, communicating and motivating. This 5th edition now features even more practical exercises, useful templates, and top tips to improve or develop your leadership skills, this guide distils the essence of John Adair's teaching and provides a framework for becoming an effective leader.

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About the Author

John Adair is acknowledged internationally as an authority on leadership, based in Guildford, UK. The world's first Professor of Leadership Studies, he advises organizations and has received the Lifetime Achievement in Leadership Award. He is the author of the bestselling classics Not Bosses But Leaders, The John Adair Lexicon of Leadership and The Inspirational Leader, all published by Kogan Page.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 01: What You have to Be
  • Chapter 02: What You have to Know
  • Chapter 03: What You Need to Do
  • Chapter 04: How to Turn the Core Leadership Functions Into Skills
  • Chapter 05: How to Develop Yourself as a Leader
  • Chapter 06: How to Lead at the Strategic Level
  • Chapter 07: How to Grow Leaders in Your Organization
  • Further Reading


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