Leadership and the Art of Struggle: How Great Leaders Grow Through Challenge and Adversity (Paperback)

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    Steven Snyder is the founder of Snyder Leadership Group, an organizational consulting firm dedicated to cultivating inspired leadership. He is also an executive fellow in leadership at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Snyder was an early executive at Microsoft, where he managed the company’s relationship with IBM and was the general manager of a business unit. Later, Snyder became CEO of the Internet startup Net Perceptions, where he won the World Technology Award for Commerce.
    All Leaders Face Adversity. Exceptional Leaders Thrive in It.

    Leadership is often a struggle, and yet strong taboos keep us from talking openly and honestly about our difficulties for fear of looking weak and seeming to lack confidence. But Steven Snyder shows that this discussion is vital—adversity is precisely what unlocks our greatest potential.

    Using real-life stories drawn from his extensive research studying 151 diverse episodes of leadership struggle—as well as from his experiences working with Bill Gates in the early years of Microsoft and as a CEO and executive coach—Snyder shows how to navigate intense challenges to achieve personal growth and organizational success. He details strategies for embracing struggle and offers a host of unique tools and hands-on practices to help you implement them. By mastering the art of struggle, you’ll be better equipped to meet life’s challenges and focus on what matters most.


    ISBN 9781609946449
    Genre BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
    Format Paperback
    Pages 206
    Publisher Date 2013-03-11 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Berrett-Koehler Pub
    Copyright Year 2013
    Height 9.5 in
    Wdth 6.5 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How Great Leaders Grow Through Challenge and Adversity
    Audience Professional and scholarly
    Authors Snyder, Steven
    Country of Origin United States

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