9780130110879

Mastering Self Leadership : Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130110879

  • ISBN10:

    0130110876

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

A brief inexpensive paperback on self-management. This text explores methods for achieving personal goals using self-assessment, self-reward, and self-punishment concepts and exercises. This revision includes a new chapter on Self Leadership within Teams. The practical, applied assessment exercises and activities both build and reinforce the skills all managers need to manage themselves and employees.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
About the Authors xi
The Journey
1(7)
Leadership
1(1)
Sources of Leadership
2(2)
We All Lead Ourselves
4(1)
Self-Leadership
5(3)
Mapping the Route
8(7)
Those External Factors
9(1)
Those Personal Factors
9(1)
We Do Choose
10(5)
Rough Road, Detours, and Roadblocks
15(24)
World-Altering Strategies
19(2)
Self-Imposed Strategies
21(18)
The Case of the Sales Rep Who Neglected to Bring in New Clients
36(3)
Scenic Views, Sunshine, and the Joys of Traveling
39(19)
The Natural Rewards
42(1)
What Makes Activities Naturally Rewarding?
43(3)
Tapping the Power of Natural Rewards
46(8)
A Closing Comment
54(4)
The Case of the External Rewards That Were Just Not Enough
58(1)
Travel Thinking
58(11)
Our Psychological Worlds
59(2)
Is There Power in Positive Thinking?
61(8)
Travel Thinking Continued ...
69(12)
Imagined Experience
69(6)
Opportunity or Obstacle Thinking: An Example
75(6)
The Case of the Problem Employee That Was All in Her Mind
79(2)
Team Self-Leadership
81(10)
Self-Leadership and Teams
82(1)
Behavioral Aspects of Team Self-Leadership
82(1)
Mental Aspects of Team Self-Leadership
83(2)
Team Self-Leadership Still Means Individual Self-Leadership
85(1)
Balancing the ``Me'' with the ``We''
86(5)
Reviewing Travel Tales of Previous Journeys
91(15)
Self-Leadership Applied to Personal Problems
91(1)
Applications in Athletics
92(2)
Applications in Work/Organizational Situations
94(1)
Uniquely Autonomous Jobs
94(2)
Organizational Management Positions
96(1)
Nonmanagement Jobs
96(10)
The Destination of Self-Leadership
106(11)
Self-Leadership
106(9)
A Tale of Self-Leadership
108(7)
The Tale in Perspective
115(2)
The Journey Completed
117(12)
Personal Effectiveness
118(2)
Some Additional Thoughts
120(9)
The Tale Continued
122(7)
Epilogue 129(2)
Index 131

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