Leading from the Front: No-Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women

  • 3h 39m
  • Angie Morgan, Courtney Lynch
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2017

Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch weren’t born leaders—they became leaders during their years in the U.S. Marine Corps, enduring some of the toughest training on earth. Now they pass those field-tested strategies and hard-fought insights to you. They deliver 10 key practices to becoming a powerful leader. You’ll improve your decision-making, focus, and performance as you learn to:

  • Lead from the front—and set an inspiring example for others
  • Think fast on your feet—and stop making excuses
  • Take care of your team (so they’ll take care of you)
  • Stay cool while dealing with crises—and respond without overreacting
  • Develop Marine-level confidence, coolness, and courage—without the boot camp

Now more than ever, women are stepping up, leaning in, and taking charge in leadership positions of every stripe. Channel your strengths, maximize your resources, and motivate your team to achieve any goal you set by Leading from the Front.

About the Authors

Courtney Lynch and Angie Morgan cofounded Lead Star, a leadership development firm that works with Fortune 500 companies, small- and mid-sized businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and academic institutions. They advise executives on strategy, organizational development, and talent management initiatives. They are both directors of the Center for Creative Leadership’s Partner Network, a premier organization for thought leading consultants, executive coaches, and trainers.

In this Book

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Meet and Exceed the Standards You Ask of others—Lead from the Front
  • Make Timely Decisions—Find the 80 Percent Solution
  • Seek to Take Responsibility Before You Begin to Place Blame
  • True Leaders Dedicate Themselves to Service—Take Care of Those You Lead
  • Think Before You Act—Especially Before You Overreact
  • When Faced with a Crisis—Aviate, Navigate, Communicate
  • Courage + Initiative + Perseverance + Integrity = Success
  • Don't Cry over Something That Won't Cry over You
  • Say You're Sorry Only When You're at Fault
  • Always Lead as You are