The Five Graces of Life and Leadership

The Five Graces of Life and Leadership

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von: Gary Burnison

19,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 25.11.2021
ISBN/EAN: 9781119864066
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 224

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<p><b>Five simple qualities that captures the essence of outstanding leadership today</b></p> <p>In today’s world, leadership is all about establishing community and connectivity so everyone can be part of something bigger than themselves. To have the grace to create this kind of leadership, we need greater self-awareness and genuine connection to others. </p> <p>In <i>The Five Graces of Life and Leadership</i>, CEO of the celebrated consulting firm Korn Ferry delivers a meaningful and thought-provoking exploration of leadership, emphasizing the five kinds of grace that leaders absolutely must have to lead their teams in today’s evolving workscape. In the book, you’ll learn how to the best leaders make their teams feel comforted, safe, and secure that they’re headed in the right direction. It includes insightful discussions on each of the five indispensable graces, including:</p> <ul> <li>Gratitude—the attitude that elevates our spirits, boosts morale, and lifts our hearts</li> <li>Resilience—the quality that allows us to achieve beyond our wildest dreams</li> <li>Aspiration—the knowledge that we can make tomorrow better than today</li> <li>Courage—the ability to understand and move beyond our fears</li> <li>Empathy—the understanding needed to connect with others from their perspectives</li> </ul> <p>The perfect book for managers, executives, and other business leaders doing their best to lead their teams through some of the most rapidly changing business and social environments we’ve seen in our lifetimes, <i>The Five Graces of Life and Leadership</i> is a can’t miss book on the human side of leadership at work, at home and anywhere else.</p>
<p>Introduction 6</p> <p>Gratitude 34</p> <p>Resilience 64</p> <p>Aspiration 102</p> <p>Courage 140</p> <p>Empathy 180</p>
<p><i><b>ABOUT THE AUTHOR</i></b></p> <p><b>Gary Burnison </b>is a <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and CEO of Korn Ferry, a global organizational consulting firm. He is the author of seven leadership and career advancement books, including <i>Lose the Resume, Land the Job</i>, which <i>The New York Times Book Review</i> said, “breaks down every aspect of job hunting, explaining what matters and what doesn’t.” His most recent book is <i>Leadership U: Accelerating Through the Crisis Curve</i>. Gary is a CNBC contributor and is regularly featured in major media. He is all about helping others exceed their potential.
<p>THE 5 GRACES</p> <p>No matter if we lead a team of five people or 50,000, or only ourselves, we need the Five Graces. Each is an invaluable radically human trait that in the aggregate literally compose the word grace: <p><b>Gratitude</b> The attitude that lifts our hearts and elevates our spirits. <p><b>Resilience</B> It makes the impossible possible. <p><b>Aspiration</b> Knowing that we can make tomorrow different and better than today. <p><b>Courage</B> Not “no fear,” but rather to “know fear”—and move beyond it. <p><b>Empathy</b> Meeting others where they are to understand who they are.
<p>Grace. It moves us forward—elevating above any circumstance—and always along the high road. It is what makes us inherently human—the better self that shines a light for others.</p>

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