Discover Your True North

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Author: Bill George

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119082943

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Revised edition of the author's Finding your true north, 2008.

True North

Discover Your Authentic Leadership

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Author: Bill George

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470893951

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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True North shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders—with some surprising results. In this important book, acclaimed former Medtronic CEO Bill George and coauthor Peter Sims share the wisdom of these outstanding leaders and describe how you can develop as an authentic leader. True North presents a concrete and comprehensive program for leadership success and shows how to create your own Personal Leadership Development Plan centered on five key areas: Knowing your authentic self Defining your values and leadership principles Understanding your motivations Building your support team Staying grounded by integrating all aspects of your life True North offers an opportunity for anyone to transform their leadership path and become the authentic leader they were born to be. Personal, original, and illuminating stories from Warren Bennis, Sir Adrian Cadbury, George Shultz (former U.S. secretary of state), Charles Schwab, John Whitehead (Cochairman, Goldman Sachs), Anne Mulcahy (CEO, Xerox), Howard Schultz (CEO, Starbucks), Dan Vasella (CEO, Novartis), John Brennan (Chairman, Vanguard), Carol Tome (CFO, Home Depot), Donna Dubinsky (CEO/cofounder, Palm), Alan Horn (President, Warner Brothers), Ann Moore (CEO, Time, Inc.) and many others illustrate the transitions that shape the type of leaders who will thrive in the 21st century. Bill George (Cambridge, MA) has spent over 30 years in executive leadership positions at Litton, Honeywell, and Medtronic. As CEO of Medtronic, he built the company into the world’s leading medical technology company as its market capitalization increased from $1.1 billion to $60 billion. Since 2004, he has been a professor at the Harvard Business School. His 2004 book Authentic Leadership (0-7879-7528-1) was a BusinessWeek bestseller. Peter Sims (San Francisco, CA) established “Leadership Perspectives,” a course on leadership development at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and cofounded the London office of Summit Partners, a leading investment firm. Their Web site is www.truenorthleaders.com.

The Discover Your True North Fieldbook

A Personal Guide to Finding Your Authentic Leadership

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Author: Bill George,Nick Craig,Andrew McLean,Scott Snook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111910355X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Based on the bestselling book True North, this guide enables leaders to identify their own unique "True North" through reflection and exercises that target the purpose of their leadership and help them develop authentic leadership skills. It will expand on and delve deeper into the exercises from True North and include illustrative stories and newly contributed perspectives from other leaders. This revision will: broaden the target audience beyond the C-suite to middle managers and those from their mid-20's with minimal leadership experience. incorporate lessons learned from of the last seven years of teaching True North Authentic Leadership programs to: Harvard Business School 2nd year MBA's Over 6000 senior executives in custom programs delivered by the Authentic Leadership Institute at companies like GE & Unilever, as well as Harvard Business School Executive Education programs.

Finding Your True North

A Personal Guide

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Author: Bill George,Andrew McLean,Nick Craig

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118039540

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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Finding Your True North

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Author: C. J. Frost

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1606938703

Category: Self-Help

Page: 64

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C.J. Frost writes a heartfelt, funny and sincere account of how he found happiness and redemption in Finding Your True North. C. J. Frost began experiencing physiological distress after the death of his father. He didn't know where the pain and hopelessness was coming from but it had, throughout his life, left him friendless and alone and in dead-end relationships where he had played and used every woman he was with. As his memory began to become clear to him, he realized he'd been dramatically traumatized as a child. What followed was a exploration that led him into a place of darkness and self-destruction that cost him everything-his marriage, his livelihood and C.J. found himself homeless with no friends and no where to turn. After years of scraping rock bottom, C.J. had an epiphany. He knew he had to turn his life around, not just for him, but for his son. His son became his "True North" and C.J. slowly and painfully began the tenuous path of self-discovery and recovery. Finding an unbridled passion for everyone that is lost, alone and who feel there is no hope and no way out. Frost's inspiring narration will encourage you to reach for and find your own True North, no matter what your life situation or past experiences.

Discover True North

A Program to Ignite Your Passion and Activate Your Potential

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Author: Anne Bruce

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071435697

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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A powerful formula for a life of achievement--starting now Created by leading motivational speaker and corporate trainer Anne Bruce, this highly effective plan helps participants discover their own "true north" in order to find a focus for success. Throughout Discover True North are invaluable exercises, worksheets, and insights for personal growth developed from Bruce's work with thousands of workshop members and clients throughout the world--from Sprint and Ben & Jerry's to The American Red Cross and the London Institute of Management. Unlike other goal-oriented processes that call for long-range three-to-five-year life plans, working through this unique fourweek formula helps unlock potential immediately--today. Readers will learn how to: Activate and learn to rely on the inner compass to define life direction Create a Life Board of Directors Make the critical choices that move life forward Pinpoint their emotional and intellectual competencies Discover the "Einstein Approach" to brining forth you own genius

Finding Your True North: A Bullied Teen's Journey of Hope

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Author: Thomas A. Russell

Publisher: Revival Waves of Glory Ministries

ISBN: 9781312374959

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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One in four students is bullied every day. Fourteen-year-old Charlie has suffered repeatedly from other kids making fun of him. Add to that the fact that he lives in a dysfunctional family with an alcoholic father who constantly berates him, and it makes for a life of low self-worth. So he decides to escape his misery by running away. Thinking that it will solve all of his problems, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery in the small town of Tanner, while learning life-changing, soul-searching lessons from the residents.

Finding Your True North

A Bullied Teen's Journey of Hope

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Author: Thomas A. Russell Russell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781542514699

Category: Religion

Page: 210

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One in four students is bullied every day. Fourteen-year-old Charlie has suffered repeatedly from other kids making fun of him. Add to that the fact that he lives in a dysfunctional family with an alcoholic father who constantly berates him, and it makes for a life of low self-worth. So he decides to escape his misery by running away. Thinking that it will solve all of his problems, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery in the small town of Tanner, while learning life-changing, soul-searching lessons from the residents.

Finding True North

Discover Your Values, Enrich Your Life

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Author: Michael Henderson

Publisher: Harpercollins Australia

ISBN: 9781869504724

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 202

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Designed to help individuals to define their personal values and integrate them successfully into their daily life.