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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Leadership: What the Readers Think

One of the interesting functions of the Kindle is the ability for the feedback via highlight.  In other words, if the function is used by the reader, the Kindle reports back what the reader has found valuable in the text.  Thus far, our leadership book (Leadership: Texas Hold ‘em Style) has received the following highlighted feedback.

“Management is the development of work through people; and, leadership is the development of people through work.”
Highlighted by 5 Kindle users

“A crucial point to remember is that you delegate authority and not responsibility.”
Highlighted by 4 Kindle users

“As a leader, when you make a commitment, you must live up to it.”
Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

“Leaders should be very visible in the organization in times of adversity.”
Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

“If you give employees the type of leadership they need rather than what comes naturally to you, they will be much more productive and happy.”
Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

“According to Patton, “A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.”
Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

“Positional Power—Authority based solely on your organizational ranking. Connective Power—Possession of high-level connections within the organization.”
Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

“Anyone who has acted courageously will tell you that courage is acting despite your fear.”
 Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

“Leadership is indeed the art of demonstrating to people that it is in their best interests to follow you”
Highlighted by 3 Kindle users

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