As a leader the need for enhanced skills is increasing, the future leader is a collaborative leader and the old style of command and control leadership just doesn't cut it anymore. Current leaders need to be flexible and adaptable and leaders of change.
In this book strategies are provided on how to increase all areas of leadership skill such as communication, conflict management, dealing with remote teams, increasing technological aptitude and more.
A master leader today is someone who engages all of the generations, who can inspire performance through the ability to coach, mentor and grow team members. A master leader also takes full accountability for their teams performance and works to focus on the strengths of the individuals on the team.
The book contains a leadership assessment as well as tools on how to adapt your leadership to the personalities on your team.
It also contains a peek into the future workplace and the style of leadership needed for the future workplace.
Table of Contents
FOREWORD BY DR. RALPH KILMANN 1
Part 1: A Technology Driven World 8
CHAPTER 1 8
Leadership Mastery the Integration of Tech Skills and People Skills
CHAPTER 2 12
The Leadership Styles Assessment
CHAPTER 3 20
Leader Know Thyself for Success
Part 2: Lead in a Fast Pace Workplace and Getting Others Up to Speed 24
CHAPTER 4 24
Lead Change in a Fast Pace Workplace
CHAPTER 5 30
Lead Your Teams to Get Things Done Quickly
CHAPTER 6 34
Proactively Lead to Minimize Conflict
Part 3 Lead Techies and Non Techies to High Performance 39
CHAPTER 7 39
Lead Diverse Personalities & Technology Types
CHAPTER 8 49
Lead Generations, X, Y and Zoomers
CHAPTER 9 63
Be the Leader They Stay For
Part 4: Leadership Mastery To Lead Change Across the Digital Divide 70
CHAPTER 10 70
Understand The Psychology of Change
CHAPTER 11 77
People Centered Leadership in a Tech Reality
CHAPTER 12 81
Lead in a Social Media and Multiple Devices Reality
Part 5: Final Tech and Leadership Tips 89
CHAPTER 13 89
Lead Diverse Teams
CHAPTER 14 94
CHAPTER 15 99
The Workplace of the Future: Technology, Change & Focused on People