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Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge

Boundaries for Leaders: Results, Relationships, and Being Ridiculously in Charge

Hardback HarperBusiness

By (author) Dr. Henry Cloud

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  • Publisher: HarperBusiness
  • Format: Hardback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 231mm x 28mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 16 April 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0062206338
  • ISBN 13: 9780062206336
  • Sales rank: 51,437

Product description

In "Boundaries for Leaders", Dr. Henry Cloud combines his knowledge of human behavior, business leadership, and neuroscience to help executives lead effectively, build organizational culture, develop strong teams, and get results from themselves and others. What is a boundary? Simply put, a boundary is a property line that defines ownership, control, and responsibility. It sets limits on the behaviors and activities allowed on the property. Similarly, leadership success depends on shaping and defining organizational boundaries. When leaders set appropriate and healthy expectations that are in line with the ways people actually behave, organizations and their employees thrive. Beginning with a lucid description of how brains actually work, Dr. Cloud then applies those principles to the most critical aspects of a leader's work: how to manage teams, coach direct reports, and instill an organization with strong values and culture. Filled with inspiring and practical examples, "Boundaries for Leaders" is essential reading for executives and those who aspire to lead-professionals who want to create successful companies, with more satisfied employees and customers, while becoming more resilient managers themselves. Its practical advice brings clarity and direction, helping leaders cut through the chaos and confusion, resulting in organizations that are positive and results-oriented. In short, it defines the essential boundaries that leaders must provide for their vision to become reality.

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Dr. Henry Cloud has been a highly sought-after clinical psychologist and leadership consultant for CEOs and companies for more than twenty-fiveyears, whose unique focus encompasses an expertise and understanding of how people perform and relate. He is in demand on many national networks as a speaker and media contributor, and has written numerous books, including Integrity, Necessary Endings, 9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life, and Boundaries, among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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"...the book offers a valuable perspective and ideas." -- Booklist

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