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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Leadership by Andrew J. DuBrin

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Chapter 1

[image]What Is Leadership?

In This Chapter
  • The meaning of leadership
  • The difference between leadership and management
  • Effective leaders versus effective managers
  • Leadership as a relationship and a partnership
  • To lead is to inspire, persuade, influence, motivate, and create positive change
  • Leading changes and transformations

Imagine it’s the end of your professional career and you’re about to retire. You’ve been lucky enough to work for a company long enough to collect at least a small pension and participate in a retirement party. Which of the following toasts do you want the emcee to propose?

  1. “_____ was a wonderful worker here and in the other six companies ...

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