Strengths Based Leadership

Strengths Based Leadership

Great Leaders, Teams and Why People Follow

eBook - 2014
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This work offers a summary of the book "STRENGTHS BASED LEADERSHIP: Great Leaders, Teams and Why People Follow" by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. Tom Rath currently leads Gallup's workplace research and leadership consulting practice. Barry Conchie is a leadership consultant who is also employed by The Gallup Organization. Following a study carried out by Gallup, it was found the best and most effective leaders do three things well: they keep on investing in their strengths, they surround themselves with highly competent people, and they understand the needs of their followers in depth. To become a better leader, start by figuring out what your own personal strengths are. You can then start working on honing those strengths and enhancing them even further. If you keep at this, you will be doing all you can to become a great leader and if you're fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time, you may get involved in projects that live on long after you're gone. Strengths Based Leadership a fascinating book that leads you on to the path of great leadership which starts with a deep understanding of the strengths you bring to the table.
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2014.
[United States] : Primento Digital, 2014.
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lauraday88
May 11, 2017

If you get this book from the library, you'll have to pay to take the test separately. It's $15 in 2017. I thought it was worth it.

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brigitte_monica
May 10, 2017

How do you do your strength finder 2.0 test? It is supposed to be a code in the back of the book. Can we all share that code since this a book from the library? Or do we have a buy a new book or new code?

PinesandPrejudice Mar 21, 2017

This was an interesting book. But it felt very general and I believe there are better leadership books out there. If you know the Strengths 2.0, it might be more informative. However, their examples felt self-explanatory and obvious.

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Snider72
Jan 28, 2014

Just did my strengthfinder 2.0 test. Looking forward to reading this book.

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