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Leadership therapy - Anna Rowley

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Title
Leadership therapy - inside the mind of Microsoft
Author
Anna Rowley
format
Hardback
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20080218

Microsoft is well-known for being an intense place to work: employees faceconstant pressure to innovate and excel and are passionately devoted to their jobs. In this insightful book, Anna Rowley reveals the major problems all managers face and shows how to conquer them. She distills the characteristics every leader must have to succeed in a demanding environment, including belief, confidence, self-awareness, trust, power, and ambition. She provides the tools that have helped her clients to continue to attain their potential, while including fascinating case studies of the driven and talented clients she has worked with at Microsoft.Topics covered in Leadership Therapy include how to:* Communicate well, even with difficult colleagues* Negotiate power* Bridgethe gap between the real you and you, the leader* Manage change effectively* Establish trust among coworkers* Much more!

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Anna Rowley, Ph. D., is a globally recognized expert in the field of athletic resilience research and performance. Since 1996 she has consulted exclusively to Microsoft around the world. She is the founder of Rowley Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in psychological techniques that help managers to develop leadership skills. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.


"Don't worry if you never took Psychology 101. Rowley does a nice job explaining critical terminology. She writes in a clear, no-nonsense style, making this a brisk, invigorating read." - USA Today"Leadership Therapy is a perfect book to consult on your journey to mastery. Anna Rowley brings to this work an impressive background of rigorous research in human performance combined with the applied experience of an executive coach to one of the world's most extraordinary companies. I encourage you to take advantage of this unique practical and uplifting resource in discovering who you are as a leader." - Jim Kouzes, bestselling author of The Leadership Challenge and A Leader's Legacy
"I believe strongly that psychology plays an enormous role in business in addition to all other human affairs. Anna Rowley's Leadership Therapy is a strong, clear, and helpful guide on how it can be used in business." - Michael Levine, bestselling author of Broken Windows, Broken Business: How the Smallest Remedies Reap the Biggest Rewards

The exploration of the universal issues provides advice that I believe most leaders and managers could use and benefit from in their jobs. - Tina Kinirons, Edge

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Leadership.|Leadership - Psychological aspects.|Executive ability.
Country of Publication
New York (State)
Number of Pages
256

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