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    • ISBN:9781473609280
    • Publication date:10 Sep 2015

Leadership Genius

40 insights From the science of leading

By Rus Slater

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  • £12.99

If you only ever read one book on leadership, read this one
Leadership Genius picks out the 40 most important ideas on leading that everyone in business should know, based on the evidence of hundreds of journal articles and papers of classic and cutting-edge research. Rus Slater has done the hard work so that you don't have to. Each of the 40 chapters describes the research and shows you how to take advantage of it so that you can become a better leader.

The fast-track MBA in leadership
Imagine having instant access to the world's smartest thinking on leadership - and being shown exactly what to do to guarantee that you become a better leader yourself.

Leadership Genius makes it easy to apply what researchers know about brilliant leadership to the real world. 40 individual chapters focus on one or more scientific studies into a topic that you, as a leader, need to be aware of. Each of the chapters is a mini-masterclass in leading, explaining the research and showing you how to apply it in your leadership role.

In business, conventional wisdom often says one thing while research says another. Leadership Genius cuts through the noise to bring you proven research and techniques for applying it that will simply make you a better leader.

Quick to read and intensely practical, this book will bring a little leadership genius into your day.

'An easy, back-pocket read for any serious business leader or manager' Lietenant General John Lorimer

'An engaging, often humorous, and most certainly accessible observation of the art of leadership' Mark Heywood, Lloyds Banking Group

Biographical Notes

Rus Slater delivers leadership training for many of the world's leading organisations including Toyota, BP, Hyundai, Aston Martin, BT, Mott McDonald, Invensys and Hilton. This is his sixth book, and his titles have been translated into languages ranging from Turkish to Korean.

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  • ISBN: 9781473609273
  • Publication date: 10 Sep 2015
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: John Murray Learning
An easy, back-pocket read for any serious business leader or manager. The 'big takeaways' listed at the end of each chapter are a really useful resource. Slater presents the evidence that when it comes to leadership personal example, communication and knowing your people are key. — Lieutenant General John Lorimer
Leadership Genius is a well-researched read bringing together both traditional and more contemporary studies into an engaging, often humorous, and most certainly accessible observation of the art of leadership. Recommended for both those who are new to leadership and the more seasoned practitioners. — Mark Heywood, Senior Manager, Performance Management Policy, Lloyds Banking Group
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