Summary of The Leader Habit
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Leadership is a collection of habits. If you learn to develop the right ones, you can become a better leader. To that end, leadership development expert Martin Lanik details his “Leader Habit Formula,” which guides you in linking leadership actions to specific cues, or “microbehaviors,” until they become habitual. Lanik lists a long menu of cues and behaviors, so diligent and patient readers will gain the most from his method. He asserts that reading leadership books isn’t a productive way to learn to lead, but he sells himself – and the genre – short, as readers will discover to their pleasure. getAbstract recommends his helpful, specific approach to those who want to become leaders and to those who already lead or train leaders, whether formally or informally.
In this summary, you will learn
- What strategies can help you apply the “Leader Habit Formula,”
- How you can develop leadership behaviors, and
- Why habit formation requires cues and rewards.
About the Author
Martin Lanik is CEO of Pinsight, a consultancy that has worked on leadership development solutions with people in 30 countries. You can take Lanik’s free Leader Habit Quiz at www.leaderhabit.com.