No doubt when you see George Washington’s image on a dollar bill, you understand his value to your bottom line. But leadership lessons? How could someone who never traveled overseas nor owned an electronic device have anything meaningful to contribute to contemporary dilemmas confronting leaders in a globally connected and social media–driven world? Even more importantly, what can this famous Revolutionary War commander in chief and first US president who had several significant leadership failures offer people who are striving to lead others?
As you’ll discover in Revolutionary Leadership: Transcendent Lessons from the Life of George Washington, both his successes and shortcomings make POTUS1 an invaluable source for learning crucial leadership lessons that are needed now more than ever. Drs. Steve and Rebecca Wilke expound upon extensive research that reveals how Washington’s personal and professional choices not only profoundly impacted his life but also innumerable individuals in his era—and ours. Every chapter is embedded with strategies that leaders can immediately apply to their lives, such as:
- Acquiring 20-20 vision
- Improving resilience
- Fostering adaptability
- Cultivating significant relationships
- Finding and/or becoming a qualified mentor
- Creating a lasting legacy
In addition to opportunities for self-reflection throughout this book, you will find a Revolutionary Thinking section at the end of each chapter for you to consider and use with anyone you may be mentoring. As with all LEADon® books, there are Recommended Readings to encourage future leadership research. Above all, as you review and apply the transcendent lessons found in Revolutionary Leadership, we believe you’ll be inspired to evaluate how you lead from a unique perspective while implementing new approaches that will improve your leadership impact now and, quite possibly, for countless generations.
The Leading Edge:
9 Strategies for Improving Internal and Intentional Leadership.
The Leading Edge is a straight line approach to leadership. It equips men and women with the critical personal and professional skill sets missed in college or business schools–i.e. relationships..
Relationships and communication are the foundation of business. Without a strong EQ (Emotional Quotient) there are significant inefficiencies in business..
The Leading Edge addresses this integral part of business by showing how these deficiencies lead to decreased company performance. It shows chapter by chapter how the relational side of business can be revamped and how it will significantly increase the bottom line.
The topics addressed include:
- Does the culture of my organization really impact the bottom line?
- How can I develop Leaders and Managers?
- What does it mean to be a Cultural Translator with the generational groups in my workplace?
- Is my company more of a Corporate Family than a group of employees?
- What solutions can I implement in order to build a High Performance Team?
- How can I improve my Emotional Intelligence so I can effectively work with people – inside and outside my organization?
Because it is one of a kind, its principles guarantee an increase in leadership, team, and company performance and ultimately a bigger bottom line.
Corporate Family Matters:
Creating and Developing Organizational Dynasties
Corporate Family Matters is a book that reveals the unique professional perspective that corporations are families and function like them. It shows how leaders who guide the corporate family are looked up to like parents, while all employees experience varying degrees of sibling rivalry.
The stresses and strains in companies are often due to corporate family history and dysfunction. This dysfunction can directly be attributed to a decreased bottom line and profitability.
Corporate Family Matters’ main objective is to help leaders discover the unique professional perspective that their companies are families and that their most valuable asset is good relationships with people.
Questions addressed within include:
- Can addressing corporate family secrets impact the bottom line?
- Does accountability in my business include parenting my corporate family members?
- In my corporate family, does sibling rivalry take away from profitability?
- Do generational groups in my organization distract our corporate family from meeting the objectives of our business plan?
- How do mergers and acquisitions create a blended corporate family?
Corporate Family Matters shows how productivity and profitability will increase when leaders and their teams build strong family ties that leave a lasting legacy.