Summary of The Magnetic Leader

How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers, and Profits

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The Magnetic Leader book summary
When “magnetic leaders” attract and retain employees and customers, their businesses thrive.


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Consultant Roberta Chinsky Matuson shows you how to become a “magnetic leader” who attracts and retains employees and enjoys satisfied customers and healthy profits. That’s opposed to being a “nonstick” – or “Teflon” – leader who suffers high turnover and low returns. Matuson doesn’t present very much that’s new – beyond fresh examples of real-life magnetic leaders – but provides a tidy, useful compendium of leadership wisdom. getAbstract recommends her pragmatic advice to leaders in general and particularly to managers in charge of hiring.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How “magnetic leaders” attract and retain talent,
  • Why “Teflon leaders” drive away talent and
  • What skills magnetic leaders must cultivate.


“The Magnetic Leader”
Magnetic leaders have an “irresistible” leadership style. They recruit good employees and retain them by offering motivation and engagement. They are known for their authenticity, selflessness, charisma, transparency, vision and resilience. They put others’ needs ...
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About the Author

Roberta Chinsky Matuson, president of Matuson Consulting, helps small to medium-sized businesses grow and retain top talent. She has worked with leaders in Fortune 500 companies.

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