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    DescriptionTo lead is to live dangerously. It's romantic and exciting to think of leadership as all inspiration, decisive action, and rich rewards, but leading requires taking risks that can jeopardize your career and your personal life. It requires putting yourself on the line, disturbing the status quo, and surfacing hidden conflict. And when people resist and push back, there's a strong temptation to play it safe. Those who choose to lead plunge in, take the risks, and sometimes get burned. But it doesn't have to be that way say renowned leadership authorities Ronald Heifetz and Marty Linsky. In Leadership on the Line, they show how it's possible to make a difference without getting "taken out" or pushed aside. They present everyday tools that give equal weight to the dangerous work of leading change and the critical importance of personal survival. Through vivid stories from all walks of life, the authors present straightforward strategies for navigating the perilous straits of leadership. Whether parent or politician, CEO or community activist, this practical book shows how you can exercise leadership and survive and thrive to enjoy the fruits of your labor.


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    Title
    Leadership on the Line
    Subtitle
    Staying Alive Through the Dangers of Leading
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ronald A. Heifetz, By (author) Marty Linsky
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 565 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781578514373
    ISBN 10: 1578514371
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: KJM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    DC21: 658.4092
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17850
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 303.3/4, 303.34
    BISAC V2.8: BUS025000, BUS071000
    LC classification: HD57.7 .H399 2002
    Thema V1.0: KJM
    Publisher
    Harvard Business Review Press
    Imprint name
    Harvard Business Review Press
    Publication date
    01 May 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Author Information
    Heifetz is the author of Leadership Without Easy Answers and Co-director of the school's Center for Public Leadership.
    Review quote
    "Widely acclaimed book" -- The Huffington Post
    Table of contents
    Acknowledgments Introduction Part One: The Challenge Chapter 1: The Heart of Danger Chapter 2: The Faces of Danger Part Two: The Response Chapter 3: Get on the Balcony Chapter 4: Think Politically Chapter 5: Orchestrate the Conflict Chapter 6: Give the Work Back Chapter 7: Hold Steady Part Three: Body and Soul Chapter 8: Manage Your Hungers Chapter 9: Anchor Yourself Chapter 10: What's on the Line? Chapter 11: Sacred Heart Notes Index About the Authors