The Book Leaders Need to Read
If you lead anything…even if it’s just your family at this point, the concepts in the book, Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, is germane to relationships in general, not just business leadership.
Do you know—or can you guess—the number one issue top execs receive coaching for these days…? It’s in their relationships with others, which translates to their ability—or lack thereof — to lead.
Here’s an insightful chart from Harvard Business Review on global leadership trends that eye opening. This quote in #2, really caught our attention, as it should leadership in any corporation. It’s an easy—and uber important—weak link in American business to fix.
“The most common area of weakness for ineffective senior leaders is their ability to develop others, followed by their ability to collaborate (but research shows it’s entirely possible to reverse these bad habits).” Harvard Business Review, HBR.org.https://hbr.org/2013/12/10-charts-from-2013-that-changed-the-way-we-think
Some are born leaders. Some become leaders through training and practice. Regardless of which it is for you, good leaders know that continued learning and is pivotal to growth, and growth is the essence of business and ultimately, happiness.
“If we’re not growing we’re dying.” Growth is synonymous with life. To grow is to live more fully.
To grow is to live more fully.
If you’ve had—or still have—a boss who acts like a total jerk, you may want to read this book. Even leaders can be influenced by those whom they lead, if they’re using the wisdom principles outlined in this book.
If you lead and influence people, if you’re a parent or grandparent, if you’re a boss or a manager, committee leader, teacher or professor. If you are now or have been any of these things in the past, chances are you will thoroughly enjoy Multipliers by Liz Wiseman and Greg McKeown.
Beyond being a leadership book, Multipliers is a virtual philosophy of being. Multipliers is on part with the all time classic: How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie, as well as Influence, By Robert Cialdini.
Multipliers is a virtual philosophy of being.