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On Becoming a Leader (-20th Anniversary, Revised, Updated)

By Warren Bennis, PH D
Deemed "the dean of leadership gurus" by Forbes magazine, Warren Bennis has for years persuasively argued that leaders are not born--they are made. Delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it, his classic work On Becoming a Leader has served as a source of essential insight for countless readers. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever.

Featuring a provocative new introduction, this new edition will inspire a fresh generation of potential leaders to excellence.



Posted April 1, 2016, 3:45 PM
Inspiration. Challenge. Courage. Change. Read more

NEWS & OPINION: Warren Bennis Blogs

Posted August 22, 2012, 7:02 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Warren Bennis--leader, academic, consultant, sage--is blogging on Bloomberg Businessweek. What a fantastic gift to all of us in business as we can always benefit from some perspective and reflection on our daily work. Bennis, now an octogenarian, brings the whole of his life experience to play here in his blog. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Still Surprised

Posted September 9, 2010, 8:24 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Still Surprised: A Memoir of a Life in Leadership by Warren Bennis with Patricia Ward Biederman, Jossey-Bass, 272 Pages, $27. 95 Hardcover, August 2010, ISBN 9780470432389 When you look at the greatest business thinkers from the second half of the last century, Warren Bennis would have to be in the conversation. When you focus on the field of leadership, he would have to be on the top of that list. Read more

JACK COVERT SELECTS: Jack Covert Selects - Bury My Heart at Conference Room B

Posted August 13, 2010, 2:01 PM with category of Management & Workplace Culture
Bury My Heart at Conference Room B: The Unbeatable Impact of Truly Committed Managers by Stan Slap, 272 pages, $25. 95, Hardcover, August 2010, ISBN 9781591843245 In 2010, 800-CEO-READ moved to our newly remodeled “world headquarters” and with all this new space, we had walls that needed filling. Lots of pictures of me, of course, but I’ve got to keep my ego in check. Read more

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Publisher Basic Books (AZ)
Publish date 02/01/2009
Pages 254
ISBN-13 9780465014088
ISBN-10 0465014089
Language English

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