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The Restless Executive. Reclaim your values, love what you do and lead with purpose

  • ID: 3089701
  • Book
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"Read this book to link your daily life to your values you′ll find yourself re–energized and content at the same time!"
Marshall Goldsmith, Thinkers 50 Top Ten Global Business Thinker

"This fast–moving book puts you in touch with the most important qualities of leaders: they know who they are, what they believe, and they don′t compromise."
Brian Tracy, Bestselling Author of Eat That Frog! and How the Best Leaders Lead

"The Restless Executive provides much needed guidance on how to lead organizations in the new democratic age at work. Jo offers a blueprint on how to lead with purpose and from the heart. This is much needed for all leaders today."
Miranda Ash, Chief Community Evangelist, WorldBlu

"It′s true that you will read this book and recognize yourself in the story if you have ever questioned the way you operate. Jo captures the essence of what it really means to live and lead from your core values and how that will truly transform the impact of your leadership, whilst enriching the experience of those around you."
Jeremy Bevan, Vice President, EMEAR Marketing, Cisco

"The Restless Executive is an important book for leaders questioning their path. The practical tools and tips support you to work in a way that′s more in line with your values. This creates the powerful and positive intervention which is the missing piece many leaders are seeking."
Helen Tupper, Head of Consumer, Virgin Management

"Jo is an incredible coach whom I would (and indeed have done so) recommend without hesitation to anyone that would benefit from a personal ransformation. She′s clearly passionate about helping others achieve their full potential. The Restless Executive serves as a highly valuable extension of her incredible work."
Paul Callaghan, FCA, Partner, Audit, KPMG

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Introduction ix

Part 1: The Disconnect 1

1 A Moment of Realization 3

2 Hitting Crisis Point 15

3 A Long Lunch 31

4 Will You Go There? 55

Part 2: The Discovery 61

5 Values Discovery 63

6 Defining Your Values 87

7 The Power of the Priority Order 95

8 Using Values with Conscious Intent 113

Part 3: The Transformation 141

9 Shared Values and Courageous Conversations 143

10 Conscious Choices and Expressing Your Truth 163

11 Goals, Intentions and Visions 183

Part 4: Leading in the New World 201

12 Energy for Evolution 203

13 Staying on the Path 219

From Restless Executive to Courageous Leader 227

Epilogue 229

An Invitation For You The Leader 233

More Resources 235

Making a Positive Difference in the World 237

About the Author 239

Acknowledgements 243

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Jo Simpson
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