The most successful leaders don’t position themselves above other people or revel in power and status. Dan Pontefract says they make themselves relatable, practice humility, and show care and respect. Pontefract believes strong leaders lift people up, share knowledge – as opposed to hoarding it – and create diverse, egalitarian teams. He teaches leaders to act with clarity and decisiveness, and to thrive in the face of change and obstacles. Writing in an accessible, relatable style, Pontefract offers applicable advice on how to lead so people will want to follow.
About the Author
Best-selling author of Open to Think, The Purpose Effect and Flat Army, Dan Pontefract is founder and CEO of the Pontefract Group, a leadership and organizational culture consultancy.
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1 year agoI found the advice to find blocks of time, free from meetings and distracting tasks, that I can allocate to uninterrupted focused work. With so many ways to communicate with staff I find TEAMS, emails, telephone, and secure chat to be very distracting and decreases my productivity.
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