Author(s): John Adair
In any job, there will come a time when you are asked to lead other people. But while people are often well trained in the skill set of their particular profession, few people are ever taught how to lead. As such, those first steps into leadership can seem daunting - what do you actually do? What do you need to know? How do you actually lead?Broken down into seven simple lessons, this book aims to convey the basics in a way that is clear, concise, relevant and practical. To enhance the practical nature of the text, each of the seven chapters is followed by a series of key points - designed to act as summaries as well as incitements to positive action.· The First Lesson: The leader's role· The Second Lesson: What you have to do· The Third Lesson: What you need to know· The Fourth Lesson: What you need to be· The Fifth Lesson: How to share decisions· The Sixth Lesson: What leaders believe· The Seventh Lesson: Lead to serveAimed at those who, regardless of industry or business sector, are about take their first steps on the leadership path, or who are at an early stage in their career and realise that leadership responsibilities lie ahead of them, How to Lead Others is the essential handbook to one of the most important and challenging aspects of professional life.