Leaders Don't Command: Inspire Growth, Ingenuity, and Collaboration

  • 2h 43m
  • Jorge Cuervo
  • Association for Talent Development
  • 2015

Managers are currently faced with the most uncertain environment in history. How can we lead our teams to create and seize opportunities? How do we navigate through the fog in our brains and the overworked staff sitting in front of us?

The answer is commitment: Put people to work and use your heart and your head to be more creative and flexible. We need more and better leadership!

This acclaimed book, published in Spain, will be available for English-language readers in May 2015. By presenting the information in bite-size chapters and to-do lists, author Jorge Cuervo helps each of us to bring out the best of ourselves in leadership, management, and supervisory roles.

About the Author

Jorge Cuervo has a degree in pharmacy (University of Barcelona) and an MBA from ESADE. He has held senior positions in multinational companies such as Cruz Verde, Mattel, Merck, Starlux, and Larousse Editorial Planeta Group. Since 2008, he has been a professor at Barcelona Activa in the areas of leadership, self-management, and change management. He has developed novel approaches that combine training and coaching techniques to give students more effective resources for personal application. He lives in Barcelona.

In this Book

  • What the Heck is Leadership?
  • Emotion and Leadership
  • Leadership from Within
  • An Overview of Systems Thinking
  • Leader and Boss
  • Idea Number 1: I am a Leader
  • Idea Number 2: Objectivity
  • Idea Number 3: Flexibility
  • Meaning and Vision
  • Managing Values
  • Managing Beliefs, Assumptions, and Prejudices
  • Managing Expectations and Modifying Perspectives
  • Trust
  • Articulating
  • Normalizing
  • Developing People
  • Harmonizing
  • Facing Conflict