Leadership Is Not About Where You Are in the Organization

September 24, 2021

You can tackle everyday leadership challenges regardless of your title, position, or authority. A book about leadership for people who are not in formal or hierarchical leadership positions, Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership provides a comprehensive and practical approach to addressing leadership challenges, no matter the setting or circumstance.

2021 Best Book

Esteemed scholars and consultants Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner adapt their trademark Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® framework to today’s more horizontal workplace, showing people that leadership is not about where you are in the organization; it’s about how you behave and what you do. The authors cover the essence of making a difference in any role, setting, or situation; the difference between authority and leadership; and the importance of self-development.

Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership offers authoritative new insights, original case studies and examples, and practical guidance for those individuals who want to make a difference. You supply the will, and this book will supply the way.

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  • Why leadership is a relationship, not a position.
  • What The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership are and how to use them.
  • How to inspire, challenge, enable, and encourage the people you lead.
  • Additional strategies to develop yourself and your leadership.
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