Extending beyond traditional leadership books to offer readers a path for developing their own character, this compelling new text uses a storytelling approach and real-world cases to explore different dimensions of leadership character. With a clear, student-friendly writing style, bestselling author Amy Newman deftly captures various approaches in which corporations and people respond to situations in difficult times and learn from mistakes. Using real companies and situations, each chapter examines a leadership character dimension such as accountability, integrity, authenticity, and courage. Readers will learn to develop their own character, emotional intelligence, and leadership skills as they engage with assessments, reflection opportunities, and exercises.
Chapter 1. Leadership Character in Context
Chapter 2. Learning Character Lessons From Failure
Chapter 3. Vulnerability: Risking Exposure
Chapter 4. Authenticity: Living as Yourself
Chapter 5. Integrity: Being Consistent and Whole
Chapter 6. Accountability: Responding to Others
Chapter 7. Courage: Standing Up
Chapter 8. Humility: Learning From Others
Chapter 9. Compassion: Caring for Others and Ourselves
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