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Engaged Leadership. Building a Culture to Overcome Employee Disengagement. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2213835
  • April 2011
  • 218 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Praise for Engaged Leadership, Second Edition

"Engaged Leadership is the best of both worlds: an engaging business story coupled with a primer on the practical skills all leaders need. In the book, Swindall provides many useful tools for successfully meeting twelve major leadership challenges. I recommend it."
—Mark Sanborn, author of The Fred Factor and You Don't Need a Title to Be a Leader

"This creatively inspiring book not only encourages the leaders of tomorrow, but also inspires the leaders of today to step up and meet the challenges of a changing world. Business leaders will find true substance at the core of each page."
—Nido Qubein, President, High Point University; and Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Co.

"Give this book to anyone aspiring to be an effective leader and you've put them ahead of the curve. Clint Swindall has done a masterful job of bringing leadership to life in a book that's engaging and effective. Create a leadership culture in your company by getting this book now!"
—Joe Calloway, author of Work Like You're Showing Off! and Becoming a Category of One

"This book is so engaging, you'll forget you're learning. READ MORE >

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INTRODUCTION 1

The Format 11

THE FABLE 15

EPILOGUE ONE YEAR LATER 145

THE APPLICATION OF ENGAGED LEADERSHIP 155

DIRECTIONAL LEADERSHIP 161

Challenge One: Recruit Support from the Top 29 Percent 165

Challenge Two: Prepare the Organization for Change 167

Challenge Three: Let Them Know How They Contribute 170

Challenge Four: Constantly Communicate Progress 174

MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP 177

Challenge Five: Lead with Positive Motivation 180

Challenge Six: Celebrate Small Successes 183

Challenge Seven: Encourage Life Balance for All Employees 186

Challenge Eight: Create a Fair Work Environment 190

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP 193

Challenge Nine: Identify and Position the Appropriate Talent 195

Challenge Ten: Build a Bridge between Generations 198

Challenge Eleven: Move toward Real Empowerment 200

Challenge Twelve: Establish a Strategy to Maintain Success 202

THE IMPORTANCE OF CHARACTER CORE 205

CONCLUSION 209

THE EMPLOYEE'S ROLE 211

Acknowledgments 214

About the Author 217

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CLINT SWINDALL is a nationally recognized expert on leadership as the president and CEO of Verbalocity Inc., a personal development company with a focus on leadership enhancement. He is an in-demand speaker, trainer, and consultant, delivering his engaged leadership message to thousands every year. Swindall is the author of Living for the Weekday: What Every Employee and Boss Needs to Know about Enjoying Work and Life (also by Wiley). You can reach him at Verbalocity's website atwww.verbalocity.com.

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