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Transformation: A Definition, Theory, and the Challenges to Transforming

Innovate or Evaporate: How to create a Sustainable Future

Fear Erodes Profits: Great Leaders Build Healthy, Productive Workplaces

Leadership Book Chapter

Sustainable Success: Leaders who Transform

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How to Make an Impact

Power of the Question

Fear Erodes Profits

Can You Lead?

Thank You

 7 Questions to Lead

Passion In Work?

Getting Results You Want?

What 6 Things Leaders Do

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Bibliography of Suggested Readings

  • Ackoff, Russell. REDESIGNING THE FUTURE
  • Arbinger Institute. LEADERSHIP AND SELF-DECEPTION, Volume 2
  • Covey, Stephen. THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE
  • *Deming, W. Edwards. THE NEW ECONOMICS
  • *Deming, W. Edwards. OUT OF THE CRISIS
  • De Geus, Arie. THE LIVING COMPANY
  • *Goldratt, Eliyahu. THE GOAL
  • Haeckel, Stephan. ADAPTIVE ENTERPRISE
  • Kohn, Alfie. NO CONTEST. PUNISHED BY REWARDS
  • Heifitz, Ron and Linsky, Marvin. LEADERSHIP ON THE LINE
  • *Langely, et al. THE IMPROVEMENT GUIDE
  • Orsini, Joyce. THE ESSENTIAL DEMING
  • Rodin, Robert. FREE, PERFECT, AND NOW
  • Scholtes, Peter. THE LEADER’S HANDBOOK and THE TEAM HANDBOOK
  • Senge, Peter. THE FIFTH DISCIPLINE

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SURVIVAL IS OPTIONAL: Table of Contents

Table of Contents

What Survival is Optional Will Do for You

Introduction

Survival Leadership Self-Assessment

Part One: What Leaders Must STOP Doing and Why

         Introduction

         STOP Focusing on the Numbers, The Bottom Line

         STOP Setting Individual Goals and Holding them Accountable

         STOP Conducting Performance Appraisals

         STOP Getting Poor Results

         STOP Searching For Best Practices

         STOP Creating Ineffective Mission Statements

         STOP Creating Road Maps

         STOP Using the Language of Failure

         Summary of Part One

Part Two: What Leaders Must START Thinking

         Introduction

         START Developing Essentials for the Foundation to Grow

         START Developing Leaders Who Transform

         START Creating a System for Optimization

         START Understanding Variation

         START Seeking Knowledge

         START Understanding People

         START Transforming not Merely Changing

         START Discerning Between the Three Different Kinds of Change

Part Three: Where Do We Begin to Transform      Introduction

         Assess Where You Will Begin Your Journey

         An Urgent Truth

         The Code for Bold Change

         The Old Way vs. the Better Way of Managing

         The Pivotal, Powerful Strategic Compass

         What Great Leaders Do

         Final Words