The Zen Leader: 10 Ways to Go from Barely Managing to Leading Fearlessly

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Career Press, 2012 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
GǣThis book is an incredible journey through soul-searching ideas, [providing] a laser-focus on critical leadership issues, and practical exercises that embed the understanding and ability to make the flip at our very core. Fascinating!Gǥ
GVirginia McLaughlin, Oliver Wyman Leadership Development

Leaders today face nearly impossible tasks. Forced to do more with less, expand globally, innovate quickly, inspire broadly andGoh, yesGbalance work and family. How can one manage all this pressure?

The Zen Leader does not encourage you to just Gǣbe peaceful.Gǥ Neither does it suggest you work harder, faster, or ignore the pressure. Quite the opposite: itGs about using the pressure to propel GǣflipsGǥ in consciousness that create transformational leaders, leaders who create the future with joy and enthusiasm, rather than drive themselves and their people to exhaustion.

The Zen Leader guides you through 10 GǣflipsGǥ that take you from barely managing to mastering changeGnot by doing more, zoning out, or pretending you have all the answers. Chapter by chapter, youGll learn how to make the GǣflipsGǥ that reframe your life, your leadership, and your world. Discover how you can get out of your own way and realize The Zen Leader in you.

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About the author (2012)

Dr. Ginny Whitelaw is both a leadership expert and a roshi (Zen master) in the Chozen-ji line of Rinzai Zen. Cofounder of Focus Leadership, she has taught and coached in countless programs to Global 1000 leaders, in part through her affiliation with Oliver Wyman Leadership Development and Columbia University's Senior Executive Program. Formerly Deputy Manager for integrating NASA's Space Station Program, she has a PhD in biophysics as well as a 5th degree black belt in Aikido.

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