The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell

Oren Harari


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This is the "New York Times", "Business Week", "Wall Street Journal" and "USA Today Bestseller" - Now in Paperback! "The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell" goes beyond other books to take an honest look into the foundations of Colin Powell's compelling leadership style.

Sparked with insights and observations that are as refreshingly honest as they are grittily realistic, it provides a blueprint for inspiring anyone - including yourself - to achieve extraordinary levels of performance.

Praise for "The Leadership Secrets of Colin Powell" include: "Management professor Oren Harari adopts Colin Powell's rise into the upper ranks of American power as a model for decision makers in the private sector. Harari hails Powell's character as the essence of a host of supple executive virtues..." - "The Washington Post".

 "Powell appears to be a natural born leader with an intuitive sense of strategy for advancement in war and politics. For those of us who are not so lucky to have such diplomacy inherently, Harari's book can teach us how to lead effectively following Powell's example." - "USA Today".

" This is a 'battle-tested' leadership book and although the author has shown how to apply these principles in the corporate venue, you don't have to be a CEO to benefit from the words and wisdom of Colin Powell." -"Booklist". "Colin Powell's leadership secrets are not secret anymore. Management professor Oren Harari has packaged them in a handbook that can be put to good use by anyone who is in a position of leadership or aspires to be." - "Dallas Morning News".


What will you learn from this book

  1. Vision and Clarity: Emphasizes the importance of having a clear vision and communicating it effectively to inspire and align teams toward common goals.

  2. Decisiveness: Discusses the significance of making timely and informed decisions, even in uncertain situations.

  3. Integrity and Ethics: Stresses the value of integrity, honesty, and ethical behavior in building trust and credibility as a leader.

  4. Empowerment and Delegation: Advocates for empowering team members, delegating authority, and fostering a culture of accountability and ownership.

  5. Communication Skills: Addresses the importance of effective communication, both in articulating ideas and actively listening to others.

  6. Adaptability and Flexibility: Discusses the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and be flexible in leadership approaches.

  7. Team Building: Emphasizes the significance of building cohesive and diverse teams, valuing collaboration, and leveraging individual strengths.

  8. Strategic Leadership: Explores strategic thinking and planning as essential components of effective leadership.

  9. Learning from Failures: Encourages learning from mistakes and failures as opportunities for growth and improvement.

  10. Leadership by Example: Discusses leading by example, setting high standards, and modeling the behaviors expected from others.

Language English
ISBN-10 9780071418614
ISBN-13 9780071418614
No of pages 278
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Published Date 16 Aug 2003

About Author

Author : Oren Harari


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