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Raising Leaders: Using the principles of parenting at work to become a great leader and create great leaders

Wendy Born

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Management & management techniques

Like parenting, leadership is difficult, challenging and rewarding - sometimes all in the first hour of the day. Wendy Born uses a unique framework drawn from the principles of parenting that will help you to build and lead great teams.

Like parenting, leadership is difficult, challenging and rewarding - sometimes all in the first hour of the day! This enlightening new book explores the common principles of parenting and leading that will help you become a better leader and create great leaders in your team.

Foreword by John Buchanan.

You don't need to be a parent to be able to see the comparisons between raising children and creating next generation leaders (or indeed becoming a better leader yourself). We have all been raised by someone - if not a parent, another relative or carer - who traditionally shows the actions and considerations parents are known for. When you focus on observing the behaviour of leaders you admire, you will see similarities between them and your own experiences as a child or parent. Like parenting, leadership is difficult, challenging and rewarding - sometimes all in the first hour of the day. Whether parenting or leading you need to focus on five core areas to get the best out of your people:

1.Love
2.Environment
3.Health and wellbeing
4.Language
5.Vision.

Each of these core areas is discussed in detail through the book.

Author, Wendy Born, uses a unique framework drawn from the principles of parenting that will help you to build and lead great teams. All you need is:

Foresight to have a vision, strategy and purpose to guide your way into the future and manage your talent to fit.
Plain sight to lead by example, establish boundaries and expectations creating a culture of accountability.
Insight into the importance of a positive attitude and mindset, good work/life balance and establishing trust and connection as the foundation of your team.

Packed with fascinating case studies and practical advice, there is an insightful

Foreword written by John Buchanan, former Australian national cricket team coach and founder of Buchanan Success Performance Coaching.

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