You can be a leader and you must be one too, to meet the challenges of today s business world. Leadership is a necessity and the opportunity for everyone at every level of an organization. And it s up to you.
Built around 100 simple, actionable concepts, Fredrik Arnander′s highly practical guide to developing the leadership mindset includes a unique Leaderchart test which will help you develop yourself, your team, and your business.
We Are All Leaders gives you the tools to become a confident, focused leader and help you inspire that same passion in others whatever your stage of career or life.
This is leadership for a new era with a positive message: We Are All Leaders.
′Shows us how real–world leadership succeeds both in daily business as well as in our everyday lives. Well–researched, the book speaks in human terms, with smart examples, and clearly defines the partnership between team leadership and personal growth′
Scott Raskin, CEO, Mindjet
Leadership For a New Era ix
1. The Mindset Leader 1
How we all can be leaders
2. Entrepreneurs, Managers & Leaders 21
Your personal leadership style
3. The Real Me 33
Where it all starts, leading yourself
4. Always Show Up 55
You and your actions as a leader
5. Let Others Lead 103
Focus on the people around you
6. The Operating System 131
The culture that guides behaviour
7. Structure and Chaos 147
Organizing for leadership
8. Ideas Are Worthless 161
Creating new realities
9. Buddies With Brains 185
Recruiting with a philosophy
10. Omit Needless Words 197
The Leaderchart Test 215
Play Leadership Poker 237
More Resources You Will Like 239
References for Further Reading 241
Acknowledgements and Thanks 243
About Fredrik Arnander 245
Fredrik Arnander, the CEO of Keybroker Group is a Swedish technology entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is the founder of several companies and organizations. He makes venture capital investments from his holding company Standard Ventures.
Fredrik started his career as a management consultant working for an international firm, helping established companies making the leap into the Internet age. He then joined Icon Medialab, a digital agency that fast grew to become an international group.
Fredrik graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics and also studied at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.