Author(s): Les McKeown
Real-world leadership is very different from all that the media would have us believe. Forget the dashing swashbuckler leaping in to save the day, effective leadership is typically understated. It is the myriad small things that make the big things possible. In "Do Lead" Les McKeown demolishes the myths that have paralysed leadership in our modern era, then provides new, relevant tools for the job. You ll discover that we can all lead. And what s more, we should. Because effective leadership is goal- not people-oriented. It s about the person with the right skills putting themselves forward. Find out The mindset required The basic leadership toolkit Techniques for dealing with the (inevitable) failuresHow to get started Whether you are new to the game or reigniting a dormant passion, start leading from where you are, right now, and make a difference. You can lead. Yes, you. "
Les McKeown is the President and CEO of Predictable Success, a leading advisor on leadership and organisational development. He has started over 40 companies in his own right, and was the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that advised on the creation and growth of hundreds more organisations worldwide. Since relocating from his native Ireland to the US in 1998, Les advises CEOs and senior leaders of organisations on personal leadership and how to achieve scalable, sustainable growth. His clients range from large family-owned businesses to Fortune 100 companies, and include Harvard University, American Express, T-Mobile, United Technologies, Chevron and the US Army. Based in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Les now spends his time consulting, writing, teaching, and speaking. Les has appeared on CNN, ABC, the BBC, and in "Entrepreneur" magazine, "USA Today "and" The New York Times." He writes a twice-weekly column on leadership and growth for "Inc" magazine's website. His previous publications include "WSJ" and "USA Today" bestsellers "Predictable Success" and "The Synergist."