Before you can lead others, you must learn to lead yourself. Yet those tasked with leadership roles must discover what their people—and their companies—respond to as they go. The Leader's Pocket Guide provides readers with concise, on-the-job expertise to inspire and direct them on their professional journey.Organized into three easy-reference sections—Self, Colleagues, and Organization—the book supplies readers with tactical tips on how to:
Communicate with authority
Connect with others
Add buzz to their leadership brand
Coach for development
Instill company-wide purpose
Deal with adversityAugmented by up-to-date research on the role of leaders and the expectations followers have for them, this pithy, powerful, and portable guide contains energizing action tips, self-assessments, and "Think About..." sections to spur readers on to reach continuously greater heights of leadership excellence.