Geoff Smart


Books by Geoff Smart


9781608322886

Leadocracy: Hiring More Great Leaders (Like You) Into Government

Available in: Hardcover
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER
Do you think your life will get better in the future?
Geoff Smart had some doubts. He saw what you see--how broken government has become. He worried about his career, his family's future, and our everyday quality of life.
Then one day, Geoff received an unexpected message that changed how he saw the problem.
Geoff was asked to help. His journey took him behind the scenes to work with other private sector leaders who had made the leap into government. What he discovered will surprise you.
Leadocracy will tell you
- Why great leaders avoid government
- How the "3 As of Leadership" can help us identify, hire, and become better leaders
- How we can avoid nonleader candidates like the Turtle, Bureaucrat, Screamer, and Idealist
- How the adrenaline rush of "flow" can offer leaders from the private sector the adventure of a lifetime
Thomas Paine's Common Sense painted a vision that inspired a generation and changed the course of human history. The movement of our time is leadocracy--government by society's greatest leaders. Leaders like you.
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Power Score: Your Formula for Leadership Success

Available in: eBook, Hardcover
ghSMART, the bestselling team behind "Who: The A Method for Hiring," returns with a breakthrough formula for how the best leaders and teams deliver results.
ghSMART is the world s top firm for helping leaders hire talented teams and run them at full power. Nothing is more important. Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling author of "Mojo" and "What Got You Here Won t Get You There"
" The most useful book about leadership. " That is what we hope you and your team will say after finishing "Power Score."
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Is your team running at full power?
Only 10 percent of leaders run their teams at full power.
The formula you are about to learn is based on the most extensive research of its kind, spanning more than 15,000 careers with over 9 million data points. The idea has been battle-tested for more than two decades by leaders in every major industry. It works.
Successful leadership starts with three key questions:
1. Priorities Do we have the right priorities? (Only 24 percent of leaders do.)
2. Who Do we have the right people on the team? (Only 14 percent of leaders do.)
3. Relationships Do we have the right relationships that deliver results? (Only 47 percent of leaders do.)
Learn how to calculate your team s Power Score, and how to improve each of the three key areas of leadership. Learn what to do, and what not do, from compelling statistics and inspiring stories of those leaders who have succeeded and those who have failed.
You may be surprised how easy it is to read this little book. And you may be even more surprised by how fast this approach will boost your team s results.
When you dial up your team s Power Score, you will make a greater impact as a leader, help your team earn more money for your cause (whatever your cause may be), and enjoy greater career success.
Praise for "Power Score"
Shaking distrust out of an organization is hard. But the payoff is immense. Bravo to Smart, Street and Foster for sharing their ideas about how to make that happen. "Forbes"
["Power Score"] offers insights on improving in each dimension and inspiration. It s written briskly, in a question-and-answer format that keeps ideas clear and concise. The book s a winner and maybe you will be too if you try its approach. "The Globe and Mail"
The power score is the secret sauce that gives the group the information needed to fix problems. The authors provide plenty of guidance presented in an accessible Q&A format. "Success"
I wouldn t be surprised if "Power Score" became the new go-to guide for leadership. Effective teams are key in everything from healthcare to business to government to nonprofits, and this book will help organizations change the conversation about getting results. Atul Gawande, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Being Mortal "and" The Checklist Manifesto"
Smart, Street, and Foster have turned more than twenty years of research on leadership into a practical, systematic approach for getting results. Frederick W. Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation
My entire team applied the principles of "Power Score" and has enjoyed explosive growth as a result. Even better, I am having more fun as a leader than ever before. Jeff Booth, chief executive officer and founder of BuildDirect"
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Who: The A Method for Hiring

Available in: eBook, Hardcover
This essential business book provides a simple and practical solution to every manager's top problem: unsuccessful hiring. The authors' methods for hiring are broken down into easy-to-follow steps that guarantee hiring success.