Optimize Your Strengths : Use Your Leadership Strengths to Get the Best Out of You and Your Team
Brewerton, Paul, Dr.
Capstone Ltd 2016/04
154 p. illustrations ; 22 cm
Discover your unique edge. Each of us has our own set of strengths, abilities and skills that allow us to shine and deliver exceptional results. These are our underlying qualities that energise us and we are great at (or have potential to become great at).
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements vii Foreword ix Introduction xi Chapter 1 The Leadership Edge 1 In which Joe comes to terms with his predicament and challenges his beliefs about leadership Chapter 2 Habit 1: Sharing Vision (stretch goals) 21 In which Joe practises setting stretch goals Chapter 3 Habit 1: Sharing Vision (optimizing strengths) 47 In which Joe practises optimizing his strengths Chapter 4 Habit 2: Sparking Engagement (optimizing others strengths) 65 In which Joe practises optimizing the strengths of others and takes action to reduce performance risk Chapter 5 Habit 3: Skilfully Executing (strengths-based culture) 77 In which Joe practises stretching the limits and reinforces a strengths-based culture Chapter 6 Habit 3: Skilfully Executing (reinforcing a strengths-based culture) 93 In which Joe continues to stretch the limits Chapter 7 Habit 4: Sustaining Progress 109 In which Joe recognizes achievement Chapter 8 Postscript 121 In which Joe celebrates success and passes on his learning Appendix The Stretch Toolbox 127 Free tools and resources to help you transform your leadership Glossary of Terms 147 About the Authors 153