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Description - Myths of Leadership by Jo Owen

WINNER: CMI Management Book of the Year 2019 - Aspiring Leaders Category

The best leaders are born, not made. The best leaders are always in control. The best leaders are those with the highest IQs. But are they really?

The thinking surrounding what makes the greatest leaders is increasingly muddled by stereotypes, snake oil promises and pseudo-science. The best leaders rely on fact, not fads. Myths of Leadership blasts away the fluff and confronts false legends head on. Jo Owen uses the most credible research to analyze each myth, using international business case studies, leadership theory and insightful interviews, to uncover the truth.

This is a compelling and practical examination of the most pervasive misconceptions about leadership that will help you elevate your own leadership abilities, better inspire your team and empower your organization by thinking differently. Entertaining but evidence-based, Myths of Leadership throws out the management jargon and skewers over-hyped leadership trends to bring you the best practical tips you need to become a better leader.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780749480745
ISBN-10: 0749480742
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 154mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Kogan Page Ltd
Publisher: Kogan Page Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jo Owen

Jo Owen is a best-selling and multi-award winning leadership author, keynote speaker and social entrepreneur. He is a founder of eight charities, including the UK's largest graduate recruiter Teach First. His books The Mindset of Success, The Leadership Skills Handbook and Management Stripped Bare, all published by Kogan Page, have been translated into eight different languages.

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