David Cottrell

Books by David Cottrell


The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't Be Stupid, Don't Be a Jerk

Available in: Hardcover
How to achieve extraordinary results with class

How can you improve your leadership results beginning right now? The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk provides a clear path to increased results and higher job satisfaction for the leader and the people he is leading. Written for the leader who wants to do great things, but is overwhelmed with the complexities of leading, it is a book with a very simple message: think your decisions through and take care of your team.

Written by bestselling author David Cottrell, The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk offers tried-and-true leadership strategies that stand the test of time--all of which you can put into practice today to positive results. The principles discussed apply to businesses in every industry, as well as schools, hospitals, churches, and even homes. By following the two rules outlined in the book's title, you'll improve morale, decrease turnover, increase your own job satisfaction, and have a whole lot more fun leading.

  • Lead with confidence and class
  • Make better decisions and develop synchronization on your team
  • Coach smart, deal with poor performers, and focus on what's really important
  • Listen to your team, encourage positive performance, and attack complacency

You can lead your team to achieve extraordinary results! The First Two Rules of Leadership: Don't be Stupid, Don't be a Jerk gives you the expert tips and tricks you need to treat your team with dignity and respect--so you can all enjoy the benefits of winning with class.


The Magic Question: A Simple Question Every Leader Dreams of Answering

Available in: Hardcover
The Magic Question helps business professionals lead their teams to achieve a common goal. According to the author, it all comes down to six key questions every leader must ask him or herself: What is really important? How am I doing? How is our team doing? Do I care? What difference do we make? Am I worth following? Every team asks these questions. The best leaders have the answers. And Tuesday Morning Coaching provides readers with the knowledge they need to know the answers at any given time

Tuesday Morning Coaching: Eight Simple Truths to Boost Your Career and Your Life

Available in: Hardcover
Tuesday Morning Coaching tells the story of Ryan Harris, a successful manager who is burned out and tired of working hard but going nowhere. Looking for guidance, Ryan reaches out to Jeff Walters, a semi-retired executive who teaches Ryan that the solutions to his most challenging problems are often about embracing proven common-sense principles. The book outlines a simple, yet revolutionary approach that can lead to spectacular personal and business success