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  • Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box (Expanded 2nd Edition)

Author: Arbinger Institute
ISBN: 9781576759776
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback
Publish Date: 2010

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box (Expanded 2nd Edition)

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Leadership and Self-Deception is the first book to identify a single, underlying cause of every form of leadership failure. Through the story of Tom—a "shluck" in his manager's words—readers discover that identifying and treating individual leadership problems as if they were separate and distinct issuesare not enough to transform people into successful leaders. The authors suggest that the key to leadership lies not in what we do, but in how we "are." They explore this compelling secret: Self-deception is the central player underlying all leadership failures, relationship issues, and performance problems in organizations. Leaders who live in the box of self-deception are trapped. They cannot lead, no matter how hard they try and no matter how many skills and techniques they employ. With convincing examples, the authors show clearly how self-deception operates and how to overcome it. While other books cover people skills, this one goes deeper, fully illuminating the secret to leadership success.

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