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John Baldoni, author and leadership consultant, believes that “when organizations succeed, it is because they know what they do and why they do it. We say they have ‘purpose.’” In Lead with Purpose, Baldoni lays out a plan for companies whose goals may have become lost in cultures of bureaucracy, lack of creativity, and icy relations among managers and employees. Purpose is an organization’s big picture. All tasks performed by an organization and its employees should focus on a common purpose, whether it is to become the market leader in manufacturing a particular product of delivering health care that makes people well while treating them with dignity and respect.

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Effective leadership depends on the ability to inspire a team to peak performance. Lead by Example offers managers at every level advice on developing the character traits, attitudes, strategies, and actions that win the respect of teams. The source of power behind great leadership is great character, and successful leaders focus on always setting the right example for their teams, from crisis management and relationship-building, to accountability and self-assessment. By following the author John Baldoni’s 50 key points, leaders can work on building these essential skills and creating a dynamic professional image that benefits the team, the company, and ultimately themselves.

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