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What You Need to Know About: Leadership

Narrated by: Sam Dale
Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
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Whether you’re a born leader or wish to learn the necessary skills of leadership What You Need to Know About: Leadership, written by business consultant Jeff Grout and business journalist Liz Fisher, is the ultimate how-to guide in complete and unabridged audiobook narrated by voice actor Sam Dale. Learn how important it is to inspire and motivate yourself so that you will lead with the same example. Gain the necessary skills of being a respected leader. Choose the right team and delegate tasks effectively for a productive outcome. All of this essential knowledge can be applied to every area of your personal and professional life. Available now from Audible.

Summary

Business needs leaders. Every day, good and bad leaders make and break organizations. If you want to get anywhere in your career, showing leadership is crucial. So what do you really need to know about leadership? Find out: What it's all about.

Why vision matters, How you can build a great team, Why leaders need to motivate and inspire the people around them, How to lead when the going gets tough.

What You Need to Know About Leadership is the book you need to get to the corner office.

©2011 Jeff Grout, Liz Fisher (P)2011 Audible Ltd

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Really useful and accessible overview

I have really enjoyed the books I have listened to in this series. What You Need to Know About Leadership may be just an overview of the subject, but it is surprisingly inclusive, very accessible, well read and the design of the book with overview, who you need to know, and practical examples means it is eminently listenable to. For me is supplements my other reading on the subject, suggests other authors I can be reading (or downloading audio books for). I am studying an MSc at the moment and can thoroughly recommend these books as a supplement to your other reading.

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Excellent

Excellent book that clearly covers many areas of leadership. This author also gives reference to many other valuable sources of information.

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Worth a listen

As someone fairly new to business it’s an interesting & informative listen. Challenging ideas & concepts. Recommend.

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Enjoyed

This was thorough and well explained. Excellent narration made for easy listening. Will listen again and recommend.

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Great

Some really Intresting insight into leadership. I will definitely take away many key concepts from this book.

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Great place to start your leadership journey

I found this audible a great place to start exploring leadership. It has great examples of good and bad leader, quotes and many stories. Each chapter gives further reading material on that area & an important key point to remember.

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Good recap

If you read a lot about leadership this book is a good recap on the leadership topics

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Good book for leaders

Brilliant book for beginning managers. Filled with plenty advices of how to be appropriate leader.

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A really good book

I read this twice it’s all common sense, I will be putting some of this into action right away.

Anyone wanting to know more about leading should not miss this book.

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Nice summary of leadership theories

Really enjoyed this summary of leadership studies. An easy listen but good coverage of the subject matter