The Reluctant Leader Paperback

by Hilary Douglas; Peter Shaw;

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A guide to growing your leadership ability in a thoughtful way, The Reluctant Leader is essential for aspiring leaders.

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The Reluctant Leader

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Taking on a leadership role does not always come naturally. Lack of confidence, self-doubt, apprehension and fear of failure all hold many gifted people back. In The Reluctant Leader, coaching experts Peter Shaw and Hillary Douglas share wisdom gained from working extensively with leaders across all sectors, helping you turn your natural hesitation into a confident use of your leadership gifts.

Recognising the importance of humility, they offer many practical tips for gaining confidence by adopting good role models, building support, experimenting with a wider repertoire of skills, celebrating success and growing through failure.

With many examples and tips for good practice, The Reluctant Leader explores reluctance at emotional, intellectual and practical levels, asking such questions as:

  • Why do I not want to stand out from others?
  • Why do I dwell on risks and fears?
  • Why do I shy away from conflict?
  • Why do I have to be 100 per cent sure before taking a step forward?
  • How can I overcome a fear of public speaking?

The Reluctant Leader by Hilary Douglas; Peter Shaw was published by Canterbury Press Norwich in September 2016. The ISBN for The Reluctant Leader is 9781848258754.

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Details for The Reluctant Leader

Page last updated 4th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press Norwich (September 2016)
Number of Pages160
Height198 mm
Width126 mm
Product Code4457639
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