ISBN 9789339205096,Leading With Your Legacy In Mind: Building Lasting Value In Business And Life

Leading With Your Legacy In Mind: Building Lasting Value In Business And Life



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789339205096

ISBN-10 933920509X


Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)

Budgeting & financial management

This is an indispensable guide for leaders who want to leave a lasting legacy on their organization by leaving a positive culture that benefits all. Leading business coach Dr. Andrew Thorn's work unfolds an entirely new perspective on legacy and invites the reader to shift his or her thinking from goals to aspirations, from balance to focus, from results to commitments, from achieving to becoming and from outcomes to actions. Including the instructive and inspiring stories of leaders working on legacy issues while improving their organizations, this book contains transformative action steps and prescriptive exercises that will improve your company and your life. Practical, strategic and full of invaluable wisdom, Leading with Your Legacy in Mind can be the beginning of your path to harmonizing your professional life and your personal life. It's about focusing on the right things in both aspects of your life-the only true way to live and lead with purpose and create a legacy to be proud of. Learn how to create the most meaning in both your personal and professional domains by reframing: Passion into purpose Change into growth Goals into aspirations Balance into focus Listening into hearing Ambition into meaning You're a natural leader. Leading is about making positive change in lives and organizations. You already take it seriously taking it personally is the next step. The key to lasting leadership and a life well lived, is simpler than you think. Table of Contents: Foreword by Marshall Goldsmith Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Leadership and Legacy Part I: The Roots of Leadership Legacy Chapter 1: Life + Leadership = Legacy Chapter 2: What Does It Mean to Be a Leader? Chapter 3: Discovering Your Leadership Identity Chapter 4: Leading Behaviors Chapter 5: Legacy Part II: The Arc of Leadership Chapter 6: The Legacy Continuum Chapter 7: From Passion to Purpose Chapter 8: From Change to Growth Chapter 9: From Goals to Aspirations Chapter 10: From Balance to Focus Chapter 11: From Accepting to Understanding Chapter 12: From Discussion to Dialogue Chapter 13: From Listening to Hearing Chapter 14: From Success to Significance Chapter 15: From Ambition to Meaning Chapter 16: From Growing Older to Growing Whole Part III: The Seasons of Leadership Chapter 17: Follow, Lead and Serve Chapter 18: The Season of Following Chapter 19: The Season of Leading Chapter 20: The Season of Serving Chapter 21: Using Time Wisely Recommended Reading Index