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Leadership Results. How to Create Adaptive Leaders and High-Performing Organisations for an Uncertain World

  • ID: 4311892
  • Book
  • September 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Leadership Results is a must–read for anyone wanting to take their self–leadership, and the leadership capacity of their organization, to the next level.′
—Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling author of TRIGGERS

′Turning uncertainty to deeper understanding and ambiguity to agility are two big challenges of leadership today. Sebastian′s book, Leadership Results, gives you the profound and pragmatic tools to meet these challenges.′
— Kevin Cashman, Korn Ferry, CEO & Executive Development, bestselling author of Leadership from the Inside Out and The Pause Principle

′Sebastian Salicru has written a delightful book, full of inspiration and practical advice. He appreciates that you can′t be a leader without any followers, and properly asserts that the heart of leadership is the relationship between those who lead and those who would willingly follow. I loved the examples and stories, which make the book come alive, and valued the well–documented research to support his insights.′
— Barry Z. Posner, PhD, Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, and co–author of The Leadership Challenge

Leadership at all levels is broken. How do we fix it?

In a world where leaders are more likely to create distrust, doubt and dissent rather than confidence and engagement, Leadership Results puts an end to the cycle of failure and provides a roadmap for real and extraordinary leadership.

Business psychologist Sebastian Salicru integrates research, experience and creative storytelling to offer a fresh perspective on leadership and leadership development that actually makes a difference and delivers breakthrough results. The outcome is a practical, predictive model that builds the capabilities for achieving real leadership results. Learn how to:

  • apply or implement the practices to develop organisation–wide leadership capability
  • develop self–engagement and achieve self–mastery and self–leadership
  • design and deliver effective leadership development programs
  • see through the most pervasive myths of leadership.

The world is undergoing an unprecedented leadership crisis; Leadership Results offers a path out of the mire and into a new era of real, authentic, effective leaders.

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Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith xxi

Preface xxiii

About the author xxv

Acknowledgements xxvii

Introduction xxxi


1 The hidden power of relationships 3

2 The new context for leadership 13

3 Leading without maps: Sense–making 27

4 Blind spots and naive models of leadership 43

5 An integrity model of leadership for our times 73


6 The initiation to leadership 103

7 Self–leadership and leader development 123

8 Virtues, emotions and signature strengths 151

9 Motivation and self–engagement 163


10 Collective leadership 187

11 Leadership development 203

12 Leadership development methods 231

13 Spectacular performance and business results 261

14 A call to decisive, bold action and results 283

References and suggested reading 293

Index 335

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Sebastian Salicru
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