The High Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact

  • 3h 45m
  • Ram Charan
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2017

Set your sights on High-Potential leadership and help your organization thrive

In today’s tumultuous and rapidly evolving business environment, High-Potential leaders are in high demand. Do you possess the relationship skills, strategic vision, innovation, and determination needed to thrive as a high-potential leader in your organization? New York Times bestselling author Ram Charan answers that question and helps you hop on the fast-track to leadership success in this insightful guide.

Traditionally, leaders have risen up through the ranks based on their cognitive abilities, analytical skills, thoroughness, and even perfectionist tendencies, but as modern businesses have moved to a more digitally-driven model, the criteria for leaders has markedly changed. The High-Potential Leader explains the modern business climate while highlighting the critical role relationship building, communication style, engagement, and ability to motivate and bring out the best performance in others play in becoming an impactful leader.

Whether you’re just embarking on your leadership journey or are ready to make the leap to the next leadership level, Charan’s real-world lessons and practical advice will help you discover who you are as a leader, chart your path, accelerate your growth, and ultimately, become the high-potential leader your organization needs to succeed.

About the Author

RAM CHARAN is an advisor to many of the world's top CEOs and corporate boards. He is author or coauthor of twenty books, including The New York Times bestseller Execution. He has taught at Harvard Business School and GE's John F. Welch Learning Center, and is a member of six corporate boards.

In this Book

  • High-Potential Leaders are Crucial to Helping Businesses Adapt and Thrive in the Digital Age
  • Increase the Return on Your Time (ROYT)
  • Multiply the Energy and Skills of Those around You
  • Be a Master of Big Ideas and Execution
  • Get to Know Customers, Competitors, and the Macro Environment
  • Build Your Mental Capacity
  • How, When, and Why to Make a Leap
  • Track Your Mental Health and Work/Life Balance
  • Identifying, Recruiting, and Retaining Hipos


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