Act like a leader, think like a leader Herminia Ibarra
By: Ibarra, Herminia.Publisher: Estados Unidos Harvard Business Review Press 2015Description: 221 p. il. 25 cm.ISBN: 9781422184127.Subject(s): Economía | Negocios | LiderazgoDDC classification: 658.4092
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
You aspire to lead with greater impact. The problem is you're busy executing on today's demands. You know you have to carve out time from your day job to build your leadership skills, but it's easy to let immediate problems and old mind-sets get in the way. Herminia Ibarra--an expert on professional leadership and development and a renowned professor at INSEAD, a leading international business school--shows how managers and executives at all levels can step up to leadership by making small but crucial changes in their jobs, their networks, and themselves. In Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader , she offers advice to help you:
* Redefine your job in order to make more strategic contributions
* Diversify your network so that you connect to, and learn from, a bigger range of stakeholders
* Become more playful with your self-concept, allowing your familiar--and possibly outdated--leadership style to evolve
Ibarra turns the usual "think first and then act" philosophy on its head by arguing that doing these three things will help you learn through action and will increase what she calls your outsight --the valuable external perspective you gain from direct experiences and experimentation. As opposed to insight, outsight will then help change the way you think as a leader: about what kind of work is important; how you should invest your time; why and which relationships matter in informing and supporting your leadership; and, ultimately, who you want to become.
Packed with self-assessments and practical advice to help define your most pressing leadership challenges, this book will help you devise a plan of action to become a better leader and move your career to the next level. It's time to learn by doing.
The "Outsight" principle: How to act and think like a reader. - - Redefine your job. - - Network across and out. - - Be more playful with your self. - - Manage the Stepping-up process. - - Act now
The only way to become a leader is to start acting like one, so what are you waiting for? You aspire to lead with greater impact. The problem is you're busy executing on today's demands. You know have to carve out time from your day job to build your leadership skill, but it's easy to let inmediate problems and old mind-sets get in the way.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Chapter 1 The "Outsight" Principle: How to Act and Think Like a Leader (p. 1)
- Chapter 2 Redefine Your Job (p. 25)
- Chapter 3 Network Across and Out (p. 71)
- Chapter 4 Be More Playful with Your Self (p. 117)
- Chapter 5 Manage the Stepping-Up Process (p. 159)
- Conclusion: Act Now (p. 185)
- Notes (p. 191)
- Index (p. 207)
- Acknowledgments (p. 217)
- About the Author (p. 221)