Customer demands, technological advances, investor expectations, social norms, competitor tactics, globalization, regulatory scrutiny, and information overload are dramatically increasing the complexity and volatility of the leader's job and the cost of mistakes. Between these pages, you'll meet some great leaders as well as some really bad ones. Use these stories to develop the skills you need to be a truly effective leader. Think of this book as your coach who will help you grow and give you the leadership insights you need to succeed today. Along the way, challenge yourself to become more aware of your values and what you want to achieve in your career and become a ''Higher-order Leader.''
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