Lead Yourself First

Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude
Author: Raymond M. Kethledge,Michael S. Erwin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632866331
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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"Lead Yourself First makes a compelling argument for the integral relationship between solitude and leadership." --The Wall Street Journal Throughout history, leaders have used solitude as a matter of course. Martin Luther King found moral courage while sitting alone at his kitchen table one night during the Montgomery bus boycott. Jane Goodall used her intuition in the jungles of central Africa while learning how to approach chimps. Solitude is a state of mind, a space where you can focus on your own thoughts without distraction, with a power to bring mind and soul together in clear-eyed conviction. But these days, handheld devices and other media leave us awash with the thoughts of others. We are losing solitude without even realizing it. To find solitude today, a leader must make a conscious effort. This book explains why the effort is worthwhile and how to make it. Through gripping historical accounts and firsthand interviews with a wide range of contemporary leaders, Raymond Kethledge (a federal court of appeals judge) and Michael Erwin (a West Pointer and three-tour combat veteran) show how solitude can enhance clarity, spur creativity, sustain emotional balance, and generate the moral courage necessary to overcome adversity and criticism. Anyone who leads anyone--including oneself--can benefit from solitude. With a foreword by Jim Collins (author of the bestseller Good to Great), Lead Yourself First is a rallying cry to reclaim solitude--and all the benefits, both practical and sublime, that come with it.

Lead Yourself First!

Breakthrough Strategies to Live the Life You Want
Author: Michelle Ray
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780991690909
Category: Leadership
Page: 200
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We live in a time of unprecedented economic and social turmoil. In the face of uncertainty and fear, we look to our jobs for security and to our leaders for inspiration. We aspire to a prosperous, stable future and strive to remain optimistic, but the stress of simply surviving - financially, professionally, and emotionally - can seem like a relentless struggle. Consequently, we doubt ourselves and our capacity to be the leaders of our own live - often opting for the status quo - because staying stuck is easier than creating change. We overlook this simple truth: If we remain true to ourselves, we can control our own reality. "Lead Yourself First" is filled with engaging stories and advice to help people everywhere to live life to the fullest and take the lead in any professional or personal challenge. By applying Michelle Ray's simple, powerful life-changing lessons, you will discover how to influence and improve the quality of all your choices. "Lead Yourself First!" is filled with engaging stories and advice to help people everywhere live life to the fullest and take the lead in any work or personal challenge. By applying Michelle Ray's simple, powerful life-changing lessons, you will discover how to influence and improve the quality of all your choices. Michelle Ray's "One-Two Punch" approach will inspire you to: Address the fear of success and eliminate the fear of failure Rise above toxic behavior and situations Gain new insights into your values about money, opportunity and success Discover your dream career or business and live it!

Laufen lernt man nur durch Hinfallen

Wie wir zu echter innerer Stärke finden
Author: Brené Brown
Publisher: Kailash Verlag
ISBN: 3641197120
Category: Self-Help
Page: 352
View: 490

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Wahre innere Stärke erwächst nicht aus Siegen, sondern aus Niederlagen: Gerade zu straucheln und hinzufallen, birgt die Chance für inneres Wachstum und weist uns den Weg zu Weisheit, Hoffnung und einem tieferen Lebenssinn. Die US-amerikanische Starpsychologin Brené Brown erforscht seit vielen Jahren die Gesetzmäßigkeiten innerer Stärke. Anschaulich und anhand vieler Beispiele beschreibt sie den Entwicklungsprozess, der uns in Krisenzeiten positiv formt: Wir lernen, mit Scham umzugehen. Uns trotz widriger Umstände als wertvoll zu empfinden. Gehen das Wagnis ein, uns in unserer Verletzlichkeit zu zeigen. Entwickeln den Mut, uns über die eigenen Grenzen hinauszuwagen und unser Leben aktiv zu gestalten – und sind schließlich stärker als je zuvor.

Lead Yourself First

The Senior Leader's Guide to Engaging Your People for Greater Performance and Impact
Author: Karen Y. Wilson-Starks
Publisher: Skillbites
ISBN: 9781942489641
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 118
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Are you a senior leader or executive responsible for setting vision, championing corporate culture, or leading change and innovation? This book is about leveraging your own unique leadership experiences and lessons learned to build a more significant life and business.

Lead Yourself First


Author: Jessica Parker,Jessica Parker Pmp
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781718871571
Category:
Page: 40
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Leadership begins with you. Written in a conversational style with stories and examples, this book contains a set of easy and useful tips and tricks that will help you become a better leader. Chapters: 1. Take Care of Yourself 2. If You Want to Make Things Happen, Climb the Ladder 3. Look for "Opportunities" 4. Fight Unconscious Bias, One Brain at a Time 5. Mentoring Is Where You Find It 6. Which Way Should I Go? 7. If You Don't Like It, Do Something 8. To Succeed, Improve Your Teamwork 9. The Power of "Why?" 10. Learn Something New Every Day 11. Keep It All in Perspective 12. Think Fast, Think Facts

Verletzlichkeit macht stark

Wie wir unsere Schutzmechanismen aufgeben und innerlich reich werden
Author: Brené Brown
Publisher: Kailash Verlag
ISBN: 3641106788
Category: Self-Help
Page: 336
View: 9265

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Selbstliebe statt Perfektionismus In einer Welt, in der die Furcht zu versagen zur zweiten Natur geworden ist, erscheint Verletzlichkeit als gefährlich. Doch das Gegenteil ist der Fall: Die renommierte Psychologin Brené Brown zeigt, dass Verletzlichkeit der Ort ist, wo Liebe, Zugehörigkeit, Freude und Kreativität entstehen. Unter ihrer behutsamen Anleitung erforschen wir unsere Ängste und entwickeln eine machtvolle neue Vision, die uns ermutigt, Großes zu wagen.

Mach dein Bett

Die 10 wichtigsten Dinge, die ich als Navy SEAL gelernt habe und die auch dein Leben verändern
Author: William H. McRaven
Publisher: Riva Verlag
ISBN: 3745300645
Category: Self-Help
Page: 96
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Am 17. Mai 2014 wandte sich Admiral William H. McRaven an die Abschlussklasse der University of Texas in Austin. Inspiriert vom Slogan der Universität "Was hier anfängt, verändert die Welt", teilte er die zehn wichtigsten Lektionen, die er während seines Navy-Seal-Trainings fürs Leben gelernt hat. Sie halfen ihm nicht nur, die Herausforderungen im Training und in seiner langen Karriere zu meistern, sondern erwiesen sich auch im Privaten als hilfreich. Er erklärte, wie jeder diese grundlegenden Lehren nutzen kann, um sich – und die Welt – zum Besseren zu verändern. Admiral McRavens ursprüngliche Rede ging viral: Das zugehörige Video wurde auf YouTube millionenfach angesehen. In dem Weltbestseller Mach dein Bett baut McRaven auf den zehn Prinzipien aus seiner Rede auf, erzählt Geschichten aus seinem Leben und berichtet von Menschen, denen er während seines Militärdienstes begegnet ist. Er schildert, wie er sich mit Entbehrungen auseinandersetzte und harte Entscheidungen mit Entschlossenheit, Mitgefühl und Mut traf. Dieses Buch bietet einfache und universelle Weisheiten, praktische Ratschläge und Worte der Ermutigung, die dazu inspirieren, auch in den dunkelsten Momenten des Lebens optimistisch zu bleiben und nach mehr zu streben.

Get Past the Crap!

Lead Yourself First. Bounce Back. Get Sh*t Done
Author: Chip Lutz
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781981539642
Category:
Page: 158
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Is the crap that happens in life weighing you down? Do you want to move forward but feel like you're diagonally parked in a parallel universe? You're not alone, it's easy to get stuck in a big puddle of was. Don't just sit there...GET PAST THE CRAP! Lead yourself first, bounce back and start getting SH*T DONE! Resilient leaders have strategies for bouncing back when life hands them a big crap sandwich. I know, I've been there. From work issues, relationship issues, financial issues to just plain old everyday life issues, it would be nice to separate ourselves from all of our crap when we show up to work but we can't, why? Because we're whole people and life just doesn't freakin' work that way. This book will give you the tools to take control of the situations that seemingly take control of you so you can lead better, get more done, and leave a lasting legacy...from someone who has had his own share of crap sandwiches served up and has the tear stains on his pillow to prove it.

Lead Yourself Today


Author: John E. Markley
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1490821538
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 182
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LEADERSHIP IS ALL ABOUT YOU When you make a conscious decision to Lead Yourself Today, the people around you will make a conscious decision to follow you. When you make a conscious decision to inspire and motivate yourself, then the people around you will make a conscious decision to be inspired by you. Lead Yourself Today was written especially for you, to read and transform your leadership faith daily. You are the only one living your life and know the desire and faith that is inside of you to achieve something great in your and other people's lives beginning today. Your faith has brought you forward to this point, to discover your greatest leadership vision. Reading and unlocking the keys that transform you into a Leader of Significance will keep you inspired to maintain your vision and enthusiasm for yourself and the people around you. Your leadership faith and vision remain the highest expression of personal achievement. Your leadership presence acts as a spark and momentum for you and the people around you to achieve great things.

HR in VUCA World

A Viewpoint & Insight
Author: KS Praveen
Publisher: Notion Press
ISBN: 1684662257
Category: Education
Page: 150
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“In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.” – Ralph W. Emerson Michael Phelps, one of the most decorated Olympians of all time (28 gold medals in swimming), has beaten champions from different countries and comenumerouno with his immense talent and swift swimming. Now, imagine Phelps swimming in a sea and confronting a whale on one side, a shark on the other, and a crocodile farther ahead. It is also raining heavily. Phelps has to avoid the whale, shark and crocodile to reach ashore. To escape them, he has to think, act and swim fast. Somehow, he marshals all his energy and makes a great escape! Incredible yet very much plausible. This is what one confronts in the VUCA World. The HR needs to act quickly to stave off disaster and move ahead swiftly and skillfully. For that, it should be able to adapt, maneuver and stay afloat. HR in the VUCA World is a comprehensive guide for HR to succeed in the VUCA World, with strategies and tips from experts in diverse fields. Right from portraying HR in the VUCA World to capturing emerging trends in the VUCA World, this insightful book provides you all that you need to know about Human Resources in the VUCA World and ways to excel in it.

Identity Leadership

Reveal Your Power and Potential by Discovering Who You Are
Author: Stedman Graham
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1546083367
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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IDENTITY LEADERSHIP helps readers become passionate, purposeful, and meaningful leaders through identifying who they are, their desires, and their abilities. IDENTITY LEADERSHIP by STEDMAN GRAHAM is a very personal and prescriptive guide that is based on the philosophy that you can't lead others until you can first lead yourself--the more you work on yourself, the more you can give to those around you. To know our purpose in life, we begin with our passions, skills, and talents, and with this book we learn how to channel the best of who we are to achieve success for ourselves and those we lead. In IDENTITY LEADERSHIP, Graham takes the reader through a nine-step process designed to show them how to create and reshape their futures as Identity Leaders. The nine steps include: 1. Check Your ID 2. Create Your Vision 3. Develop Your Travel Plan 4. Master the Rules of the Road 5. Step into the Outer Limits 6. Pilot the Seasons of Change 7. Build Your Dream Team 8. Win by a Decision 9. Commit to Your Vision Self-leaders can create a roadmap that leads to personal growth, development, and improvement of performance in every area of life. IDENTITY LEADERSHIP provides the tools needed to continually plan and execute learning and development of our talents and skills, enabling readers to commit to a personal vision and lead with purpose.

Lean In

Frauen und der Wille zum Erfolg
Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 384370578X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 312
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In Deutschland sitzen in den Vorständen der 100 umsatzstärksten Firmen gerade einmal drei Prozent Frauen. International sieht es nicht viel besser aus. Sheryl Sandberg ist COO von Facebook und gehörte davor zur Führungsmannschaft bei Google. Zusammen mit ihrem Mann Dave erzieht sie zwei kleine Kinder. Sie ist eine der wenigen sichtbaren Top-Managerinnen weltweit und ein Vorbild für Frauen aller Generationen. In ihrem Buch widmet sie sich ihrem Herzensthema: Wie können mehr Frauen in anspruchsvollen Jobs an die Spitze gelangen? Sie beschreibt äußere und innere Barrieren, die Frauen den Aufstieg verwehren. Sandberg zeigt, wie jede Frau ihre Ziele erreichen kann.

The 360 Degree Leader

Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization
Author: John C. Maxwell
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1400203627
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 368
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Don’t wait for that promotion! Start leading NOW…right where you are! What’s the number one question leadership expert John C. Maxwell is asked while conducting his leadership conferences? “How can I implement what you teach when I’m not the top leader?”. Is it possible to lead well when you’re not the top dog? How about if the person you work for is a bad leader? The answer is a resounding yes! Welcome to The 360° Leader. People who desire to lead from the middle of organizations face unique challenges. And they are often held back by myths that prevent them from developing their influence. Dr. Maxwell, one of the globe’s most trusted leadership mentors, debunks the myths, shows you how to overcome the challenges, and teaches you the skills you need to become a 360° leader. If you have found yourself trying to lead from the middle of the organization, as the vast majority of professionals do, then you need Maxwell’s insights. You have a unique opportunity to exercise influence in all directions—up (to the boss), across (among your peers), and down (to those you lead). The good news is that your influence is greater than you know. Practice the disciplines of 360° leadership and the opportunities will be endless . . . for your organization, for your career, and for your life.

Breaking Free

Leading the Way: Learning First to Lead Yourself
Author: Traci Duez
Publisher: Break Free Consulting LLC
ISBN: 9780983990109
Category: Leadership
Page: 202
View: 2021

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This book "won't" tell you about some secret or magical way of changing yourself. It won't promise you a pain-free route to your success and all of your dreams. This book is designed to help you "shift..". to break free from the old thinking habits that are no longer supporting you and your success. You will read about practical, actionable steps to create new habits and positive self-talk. This isn't about fixing you; you aren't broken. It is about shifting to the thinking and valuing habits that are your strengths which naturally release the intrinsic brilliance you already possess. I'll use a series of short stories to take you on a journey from identifying your Goals & Direction to Talking to Yourself and onto Beginning Your Journey, Your Transformation and finally Moving Forward to reach your goals. Here are just a few of the topics: Identify and Shift to your Best Thinking Discover What's WRONG RIGHT with You Better Way to Set and Accomplish Your Goals How Neuro-Axiology Accelerates Your Achievement Take a Free VQ Profile Assessment and Receive Action-Oriented Results You will be able to take a free online assessment that measures your thinking and valuing habits. Your report will not only show you your results but also HOW to use your results to reach your goals.

Let's Do Life

Get Empowered to Live and Enjoy Life
Author: David Conellias
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1504936221
Category: Religion
Page: 252
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This book contains practical principles that serve to empower, motivate, inform, and encourage the reader. It requires the reader to keep an open mind because of the nature of the dynamic content. The book touches on a range of topics which include the following: • The power of the mind and words: How our thoughts and the words that we speak help frame our world, either negatively or positively. • Health and beauty: Benefits of eating healthy, exercise, and rest. When it comes to beauty, how different oils help look after and nourish your skin. • Management skills: Practical ways of applying management skills such as time management, finance management, and resource management. • Etiquette and communication skills: Etiquette is an art that seems to be drifting away in society today. People seem to be losing basic morals like being polite and courteous. This book touches on these very basic principles that help people coexist harmoniously. It also touches on how to improve your communication by watching your body language and being clear in your intentions. • Authenticity: God made everyone elaborately unique for a reason. Arise an authentic person, reveal and express the glory deposited within by learning to become all that you were designed to be. It takes some effort to dig out diamonds, but the process is worth it in the end. • Spiritual matters: An encouragement for the believer to pray, have faith, love, forgive, and keep Jesus at the centre of it all. The book is for the one who simply wants to learn and discover the beauty of just living life in abundance!

Der tägliche Stoiker

366 nachdenkliche Betrachtungen über Weisheit, Beharrlichkeit und Lebensstil
Author: Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 3960920717
Category: Self-Help
Page: 432
View: 1321

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Wie findet man das wahre Glück? Wie lässt sich Erfolg wirklich bemessen? Und wie geht man mit den Herausforderungen des Alltags wie Wut, Trauer und der Frage nach dem Sinn des Ganzen um? Was große Geister wie George Washington, Friedrich der Große, Weltklassesportler oder Top-Performer längst für sich entdeckt haben, liegt mit "Der tägliche Stoiker" erstmals gesammelt vor. New York Times-Bestsellerautor Ryan Holiday und Stephen Hanselman haben das Wissen der Stoiker in 366 zeitlose Lektionen verpackt und zeigen, dass die Philosophie des Stoizismus nicht nur zeitlos, sondern gerade für unsere hektische und unsichere Zeit ein Segen ist. Weisheit, Mut, Gerechtigkeitssinn und Selbstbeherrschung sowie Gelassenheit lassen sich erlernen und helfen uns, in der zunehmenden Komplexität unserer Welt zu bestehen. Die uralten Weisheiten der Stoiker, gesammelt und kommentiert, unterstützen bei diesen alltäglichen Herausforderungen.

Lead Yourself

Be who You are and what You Want to be
Author: Mick Cope
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273707844
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 208
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Be the person others will want to follow. Learn to lead yourself. This is the book to help release your full potential and direct your own future with clarity of thought and action. And once you've learnt to lead yourself you'll also be a more effective and dynamic leader of others.

Größer als das Amt

Auf der Suche nach der Wahrheit - der Ex-FBI-Direktor klagt an
Author: James Comey
Publisher: Droemer eBook
ISBN: 342645422X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 384
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Die Erinnerungen von Ex-FBI-Chef James B. Comey sind aktuell, brisant und spannend wie ein Krimi. 2017 von Präsident Trump gefeuert, schreibt Comey einen fesselnden Insider-Bericht über politische Machenschaften und das von Donald Trump korrumpierte System. Ein Sachbuch wie ein Kriminalroman der Extraklasse: James Comeys brisante Erinnerungen an die vergangenen 20 Jahre im Zentrum der Macht zeigen ihn als unbeugsamen Ermittler, der gegen die Mafia, gegen CIA-Folter und NSA-Überwachung, und zuletzt im Wahlkampf 2016 gegen Hillary Clintons Umgang mit dienstlichen Emails und Donald Trumps Russland-Verbindungen vorgegangen ist. Der Weg des parteilosen New Yorker Vorzeigejuristen gleicht einer politischen Achterbahnfahrt: stellvertretender Justizminister unter George W. Bush, zum FBI-Direktor ernannt von Barack Obama und gefeuert von Donald Trump wegen angeblicher Illoyalität. Sein Buch ist ein eindrückliches Lehrstück über den aufrechten Gang in einer verantwortungslosen Regierung.

The Leadership Challenge


Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787964212
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 496
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Heilung im Licht

Wie ich durch eine Nahtoderfahrung den Krebs besiegte und neu geboren wurde
Author: Anita Moorjani
Publisher: Arkana
ISBN: 364108542X
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 256
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Ein berührender Bericht von der Schwelle zwischen Leben und Tod Manchmal muss man erst sterben, um voll und ganz leben zu können. Dieses Buch führt uns auf die spannendste Reise, die man sich vorstellen kann. Anita Moorjani war an Krebs erkrankt und lag im Sterben. Doch als sie das Bewusstsein verlor, fand sie sich plötzlich in einem von Licht und Ekstase erfüllten Raum wieder. Tiefgreifende Erkenntnisse über unsere göttliche Natur, unsere Aufgabe auf der Erde und den Sinn ihrer Krankheit strömten auf sie ein. Obwohl sie gerne in diesem jenseitigen Raum geblieben wäre, entschloss sie sich, zurückzukehren, denn sie erkannte: »Der Himmel ist kein Ort, sondern ein Zustand.« Anita Moorjani kehrte ins Leben zurück, und in der Folge heilte ihr Krebs zur Überraschung aller Mediziner vollständig ab. Diese Erfahrung hat ihr Leben verändert. Sie weiß jetzt: Es gibt keinen Grund für Traurigkeit und Angst. Wir sind nicht nur mit allen anderen Lebewesen und mit Gott verbunden – in einer tieferen Schicht sind wir Gott. Ein zutiefst bewegender Erfahrungsbericht und zugleich ein Ratgeber, der unser aller Anschauung über das Leben und den Tod verändern kann.