Leadership Isn't for Cowards: How to Drive Performance by Challenging People and Confronting Problems

By Mike Staver
A no-nonsense guide to driving performance while stillmaintaining a great place to work

Leadership Isn't For Cowards offers straightforward stepsto leading courageously and practical tips for driving performance.Courageous leadership means toughening your approach by beingrigorous in the application of your values through the companyculture. It means confronting and challenging people, and notletting them get away with being less than you know they can be.The path to courageous leadership has six components: Accept YourCurrent Circumstances, Take Responsibility, Take Action, Acknowledge Progress, Commit to Lifelong Learning, and KindleRelationships. These manageable steps include:

  • Identify the area in your business or life where a gap existsbetween your current reality and your desired reality
  • Align yourself with a person or a group of people who cancommit to holding you accountable for closing the gap
  • Make a specific commitment to the outcome(s) you want andassign dates to them

With courageous leadership, you'll create a culture and amindset that encourages and demands excellence! Follow these stepsto bring out the best in your employees and lead your company tosignificant success.


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ISBN: 9781118176832

About the Hardcover

Publisher Wiley
Publish date 06/26/2012
Pages 230
ISBN-13 9781118176832
ISBN-10 1118176839
Language English

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