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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential by Robert Kaplan

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Introduction

Great leadership is not about having all the answers— it is, more often, about having the courage to ask the critical questions

How do you go about improving your ability to be a more outstanding executive and leader?

Is this something you can learn?

Can leadership skills be taught?

Are excellent leaders made or born?

How do the great ones do it?

Many people believe that great leaders are just blessed with a knack for having the right answers. They believe that these people have a natural instinct for knowing what to do in any given situation—how to stay on track, inspire employees to work toward a common goal, organize effectively, and drive their businesses. Superb leaders, they suspect, are born with certain talents, insight, ...

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