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Inspire! What Great Leaders Do

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ISBN-10: 0471648825

ISBN-13: 9780471648826

Edition: 2004

Authors: Lance Secretan

List price: $38.00
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Lance Secretan says that fear, pressure for productivity, overwork, & a host of other forces are turning the workplace into an environment in which workers dread their jobs & performance suffers. In this book he offers a vision of what a positive, productive & inspiring organisation might look like.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/23/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Meditation of a New Story Leader
Introduction
From Out There to In Here
Confusing Motivation with Inspiration
Moving from Tired to Inspired
Stuck in the old story
Who Is Required to Inspire?
The Powerful Energies of Change
Asking the Right Questions
The Legacy of the Higher Ground Leader
Why It's So Difficult to Change
Projection
Moving from the old story to the New Story
Why old story Approaches Have Become Obsolete
The Distance between the Elite and the Street
The old story leader--The Warrior
The Dark Side of Competition
Building Communities of Relationships
From Out There to In Here
From Mechanical to Quantum Theory
The Paradox of Teams
The Voice: Source of a Great Brand
The Arrival of Critical Mass
How Critical Mass Is Shaping Marketing
The End of Fear as a Utility
Step 1: Defining Your Destiny--The Uniqueness within That Calls to Be Lived
Destiny Is Authenticity
The Awakening
It's Never Too Late
Joe Calvaruso: Higher Ground Leader
Jerry Chamales: Higher Ground Leader
Writing Your Own Destiny Statement
A Divine Conversation
Understanding Your Purpose--Why Are You Here?
Step 2: Defining Your Cause
The Cause
A Cause Is Not a Mission Statement
The Myths of Buy-In and Shared Vision
The Singular Vision
The Cause That Inspires
The Courage to Speak Your Truth
Writing Your Own Cause Statement
What Is Your Cause?
How Will You Serve?
Step 3: Defining Your Calling
The Path with a Heart
How We Become Lost
Is Your Calling Aligned with Your Soul? A Check-Up
Being in the Moment: Clarity, Choice, and Commitment
Following Your Intuition
There Is No Calling without Caring and Service
Writing Your Own Calling Statement
Listening for the Calling
How to Connect with Your Calling
Meditation
Step 4: Aligning Destiny, Cause, and Calling
Creating a Seamless Fit
Aligning with a Noble Cause
Identifying and Aligning Passion
Releasing the Music within You
Understanding Your Gifts
Leveraging Your Talents
Aligning Your Own Destiny, Cause, and Calling Statements
Some Clarifying Questions
The Three "Whys?"
Sleep on It
Step 5: Serving Followers
Servant-Leadership
The Ideal Parent: The Ultimate Servant-Leader
People Whisperers
"How Can I Be Kind, Instead of Right?"
Sacred Listening
The Higher Ground Leader as Mystic
Being the Change You Seek in the World
Learning to Become a Servant-Leader
Life: All of It
Step 6: Guiding the Contribution of Brilliance
The Myth of Strategic Leadership
Heart-Lifting
Inspiring People to Greatness ...
... By Working on Their Strengths, Not Their Weaknesses
Brilliance and the Balance-Point
The Balance of Yin and Yang
"How Do We Get Them to Change?"
The Keys to the CASTLE
Step 7: Magic Ingredient X--Creating the Environment That Inspires Others to Inspire Us
Not Everything Can Be Measured
Being on a Dream-Team
Enhancing the Spiritual Quotient (SQ) of Teams
When We Must Part
Beyond Therapy: Accepting Personal Responsibility in Teams
The Courage to Heal
We Are All Leaders
The Art of Followership
From Theory to Practice: Modeling the Behavior
The Physical Setting for Inspiration: The Soulspace for Our Calling
Throwing a Curve to the Soul
The Path of Inspiration
Emptying the Mind
Outing the Closet Human
In Summary: The Seven Key Questions
Blessing for a Higher Ground Leader
The Higher Ground Leadership Commitment
Notes
Index