Tackling the Challenges of Leadership
Making a Commitment to Learning, Asking the Right Questions, Seeking Advice, and Fighting Through Isolation
If the essential elements of leadership described in chapter 1 sound pretty straightforward, then why do so many people fail to reach their potential and become leaders? Why is it so darn hard? Why don’t more people act like owners?
I used to think that people failed to lead primarily because of a lack of smarts, talent, skills, or experience. In the past several years, though, I have changed my thinking on this question. I have come to believe that, for the most part, people fail to reach their potential and lead because they neglect (or are unable) to build their capacities to ...

Get Personal Potential and Leadership Success: The Kaplan Collection (3 Books) now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.