CHAPTER8

Leaders at Work

For anyone who is interested in learning more about leadership, there are plenty of resources to choose from—so many, in fact, that the biggest challenge may be knowing where to start. The leadership thinkers in this book represent some of the most respected thinkers in their field, and any leadership reading list would feature many of their books and articles.

But what happens when the leader, or would-be leader, has pored over countless seminal works on the subject, when the bookshelves are sagging under the weight of leadership classics, when the Kindle is almost worn out? After making copious notes, underlining passages, drawing mind maps, and writing crib cards, the leader actually has to go to work and do some leading. ...

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