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In the course of a year, Soundview Executive Book Summaries receives numerous books on the subject of leadership.If you look through Soundview’s leadership offerings, you’ll notice a variety of perspectives on what it takes to be a great leader. Whether you are an entrepreneur at the helm of a start-up or a manager of a team dispersed across several regions, there are challenges that are unique to your position. However, there are aspects of great leadership that defy labels, trends and other descriptors.
Next Tuesday, July 12 at Noon Eastern, Soundview’s exclusive Webinar series Soundview Live will help leaders learn about the 10 truths that apply to any leadership position. Our guests will be James M. Kouzes, the Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, and Barry Z. Posner, Professor of Leadership at Santa Clara University, former Dean of the Leavey School of Business. The pair are the authors of The Truth About Leadership: The No-Fads, Heart-of-the-Matter Facts You Need to Know.
If you are in a leadership position or aspire to rise to higher ranks in your organization, this will be a critical Webinar for you to attend. There are instances in any executive’s career when the temptation to stray from core principles takes hold. It happens for a variety of reasons, whether it’s changes in staff, changes in company initiatives or shifts in technology. What Kouzes and Posner will prove during the course of this 60-minute event is that there are a definitive set of guiding principles that will last the length of your career and beyond.
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