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How to Lead By Jo Owen

How to Lead by Jo Owen

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How to Lead Summary

How to Lead: The definitive guide to effective leadership by Jo Owen

This book is your essential guide to the theory and practice of leadership. Whatever your level in an organisation, this is your practical handbook for getting to the top and staying there. Anyone can learn to be a great leader. And everyone can learn to lead better. This book will show you how. Its clear focus on practical, straightforward advice and guidance, delivered with refreshing honesty and humour, and with a relentless focus on the practical skills of leadership, will make sure you quickly understand and master all the core skills you'll need to succeed. Based on original research into some of the world's best organisations across the public, private and voluntary sectors, How to Lead cuts right through all the myths and mysteries to get straight to the heart of what you need to do and how you need to do it in order to succeed. This new edition features a new section about 21st century leadership, featuring generic skills and a focus on influencing 'How to Lead is a tour de force, ambitious and resolutely practical - the very essence of leadership.' Sharath Jeevan, CEO of STIR Education

About Jo Owen

Jo Owen has worked with over 100 organisations around the world in most major industries and has written 15 books on leadership and management including the best-selling How to Lead, How to Manage and Tribal Business School. He is the founder of eight charities which have a collective turnover of GBP100 million and was awarded the OBE by the Queen for starting Teach First which is now the largest graduate recruiter in the UK. He built a business in Japan without speaking Japanese; he created HBOS business banking; was a partner at Accenture and started his career at P&G. Jo also has spent eight years working with tribes across the world to discover how they survive and succeed, and what businesses can learn from them.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Idea: Set your direction 1 Take control 2 Why your idea matters 3 Craft your idea: creating the future perfect 4 Ideas when you are leading from the middle 5 Communicate your future perfect idea 6 Build your idea into a plan 7 Sell your idea 8 Deal with strategy 9 Strategy and the art of unfair competition 10 How to evaluate your idea Part 2 People: Make your network work 11 Find your role 12 Attract the right team 13 Motivate your team: theory 14 Motivate your team: practice 15 Motivation and moments of truth 16 Delegate well 17 Coach your team for performance 18 Manage performance 19 Deal with difficult people 20 Difficult conversations 21 Firing people Part 3 Action: Make it happen 22 Manage change 23 Manage projects 24 Handle conflicts 25 Handle crises 26 Negotiate budget and targets 27 Control costs 28 Make decisions in uncertainty 29 Build your machine: the rhythms and routines of success Part 4 Skills of success: The tradecraft of leaders 30 Use time well 31 Present to persuade 32 Make meetings work 33 Write effectively 34 Read for insight 35 Work the numbers Part 5 Skills of success: The twenty-first-century leader 36 Lead professionals 37 Manage your boss 38 Build influence across your organisation 39 Influence decisions 40 Listen to influence 41 Lead in a global world 42 Careering versus careers 43 Craft your personal success formula 44 Step up, not back: moments of truth 45 Act the part 46 Be the part Conclusion: your leadership journey

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How to Lead: The definitive guide to effective leadership by Jo Owen
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Pearson Education Limited
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