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Leadership by Choice. Increasing Influence and Effectiveness through Self-Management. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2253538
  • Book
  • June 2012
  • 192 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Establish trust with your team by developing a clear decision-making strategy

Do you have the opportunity to focus on each decision you make? Chances are, you don't. All too often, our choices are rushed and relationships are strained by not thinking clearly or communicating properly.

We are all responsible for our own productivity. To be a strong leader, our challenge is to find creative ways to be productive and speak with influence. In Leadership by Choice, author Eric Papp looks at key strategies for leaders to excel not just through ability and smarts but connecting with others and establishing strong decision-making skills. The best leaders develop a system for reflecting on ideas and hold themselves accountable for their choices. Leadership by Choice provides you with applicable ideas in an entertaining manner with stories and pictures for all the areas in which you lead.

Loaded with actionable strategies and compelling ideas, Leadership by Choice offers a new road map for becoming a leader people want to follow.

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Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

PART 1 Communication 1

Chapter 1 Listen Like Leitha 3

Chapter 2 Speaking with Influence 21

Chapter 3 The Importance of Questions 37

PART 2 Leading Teams 47

Chapter 4 The Abdication of Accountability 49

Chapter 5 Building a High-Trust Team 61

Chapter 6 Leading in Any Position 77

Chapter 7 Leading the Entitlement Generation 91

PART 3 Productivity 105

Chapter 8 Prioritize for Productivity 107

Chapter 9 Fourth Quarter Living Decision Making 125

Chapter 10 The Power of Focus 135

PART 4 Personal Development 149

Chapter 11 Finding Strength in Silence 151

Chapter 12 Rewards of Self-Discipline 161

About the Author 175

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Eric Papp
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