Every Leader Is an Artist: How the Worlds Greatest Artists Can Make You a More Creative Leader (inbunden)
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Every Leader Is an Artist: How the Worlds Greatest Artists Can Make You a More Creative Leader (inbunden)

Every Leader Is an Artist: How the Worlds Greatest Artists Can Make You a More Creative Leader

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this fascinating book is a must-read for every leader or individual that aspires to become one. it eloquently offers tips, examples, and analogies that help the reader focus effort and attention in that noble attempt to become a better leader.
eric weber, associate dean iese, business school

unlike explorations of leadership that too often provide more heat than light, omalley and baker offer a refreshing and engaging lens that not only illuminates but inspires the reader.
mary c. gentile, creator and director of giving voice to values, and senior research scholar, babson college

this is not another book on leadership. its essence is that all great leaders show an intense artistry. omalley and baker give leadership criteria that weave business language with a strong dose of artistic principles. a great read.
chuck royce, chairman, royce funds

impressive! omalley and baker have written a book that is at once entertaining, intellectually engaging, and practicala tough combination, rarely achieved.
ed greenberg, university of colorado, coauthor of Turbulence

omalley and baker thoughtfully illustrate the intersections between leadership and art, explaining the requisite attributes for leadership excellence, such as focus, intellectual challenge, imagination, and authenticity.
josh weston, honorary chairman, automatic data processing, inc.

omalley and baker have written a wonderful book that illustrates the complexities and necessities of what should be understood as the ultimate qualities of leadership.
david finn, chairman, ruder finn, inc.

About the Book:

artists put their work on display for everyone to judge, accepting a position of vulnerability for want of something important to say and in the service of contributing to the common good. artists bring people closer together by providing a forum for shared experiences. artists challenge, excite, comfort, and motivate people, and they dont learn their craft by reading about it in a book; they practice, push themselves and their means of expression, and execute, execute, execute.

These are exactly the same things effective business leaders do day in and day out.

in Every Leader Is an Artist, leadership experts OMalley and Baker employ the leadership as an art metaphor to its conceptual limits: leadership is an art. Literally. And leaders are artists; they just happen to work in a different medium.

this groundbreaking look at leadership offers a completely new perspective on the age-old question: what separates the effective leader from the ineffective leader? omalley and baker reveal 12 key characteristics shared by great artists and leaders, including:
  • intention: Makes an express commitment to achieve certain exceptional ends
  • authenticity: Express...
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Chapter 1 Intent: Leadership Begins in the Mind
Chapter 2 Focus: Emphasizing the Center of Attention
Chapter 3 Skill: If You Are Incapable of Doing It, It Cant Be Done
Chapter 4 Form: Putting It All Together
Chapter 5 Representation: Many Ways to Say Things
Chapter 6 Imagination: Social Constructions and the Land of Make-Believe
Chapter 7 Authenticity: Genuine Creations
Chapter 8 Engagement: The Curious Culture
Chapter 9 Pleasure: Emotional Nourishment and Personal Enrichment
Chapter 10 Human Significance: Why Art and Leadership Persist
Chapter 11 Context: Right Time, Place, and Methods
Chapter 12 Criticism: Take Me Seriously, Please
Chapter 13 Do We Really Not Care About Leadership?
Chapter 14 Masters of Leadership
Chapter 15 The Rise and Fall of Mr. R.
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