In this all-embracing, extremely stimulating and engaging book, Katy Granville-Chapman and Emmie Bidston take readers on an inspiring, challenging and thought-provoking journey focused on three main themes: know your people, love your people and inspire your people. The learning is brought to life through a wide variety of illuminating reflections, practical scenarios and challenges to convert theory into action -“ for example, in the section on value, the authors develop the key point of playing to our strengths and emphasise how individuals respond to honest praise. The authors also draw upon a wide range of case studies, reflections on practice and personal influences by leaders active in business, politics, sport, education and other fields. Furthermore, the end notes and comprehensive bibliography are outstanding features of the book too.
Leader is a truly exceptional, inspirational and challenging read. It is written in a style that makes it relevant and appropriate for leaders from all sectors who may seek confirmation that they are on the right road or want to reassess their -˜driving skills'. Read, reflect and move forward.