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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Brown, Brene

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In her #1 NYT bestsellers, Brene Brown taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step up and... lead. Leadership is not about titles, status and power over people. Leaders are people who hold themselves accountable for recognising the potential in people and ideas, and developing that potential. This is a book for everyone who is ready to choose courage over comfort, make a difference and lead. When we dare to lead, we don't pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don't see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it and work to align authority and accountability. We don't avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into the vulnerability that's necessary to do good work. But daring leadership in a culture that's defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty requires building courage skills, which are uniquely human. The irony is that we're choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the same time we're scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines can't do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection and courage to start. Brene Brown spent the past two decades researching the emotions that give meaning to our lives. Over the past seven years, she found that leaders in organisations ranging from small entrepreneurial start-ups and family-owned businesses to non-profits, civic organisations and Fortune 50 companies, are asking the same questions: How do you cultivate braver, more daring leaders? And, how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? Dare to Lead answers these questions and gives us actionable strategies and real examples from her new research-based, courage-building programme. Brene writes, `One of the most important findings of my career is that courage can be taught, developed and measured. Courage is a collection of four skill sets supported by twenty-eight behaviours. All it requires is a commitment to doing bold work, having tough conversations and showing up with our whole hearts. Easy? No. Choosing courage over comfort is not easy. Worth it? Always. We want to be brave with our lives and work. It's why we're here.'
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ISBN 9781785042140
Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781785042140
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Imprint Vermilion
Released 15 Oct 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Brown, Brene
Category Management & Management Techniques
Advice On Careers & Achieving Success
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Spine: 23mm
Dewey Code 658.4092
Weight 318g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Transformational leadership
NBS Text Careers & Success
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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