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Leadership in the Headlines

Leadership in the Headlines

Insider insights into how leaders lead

Andrew Hill

May 2016, Paperback, 208 pages
ISBN13: 9781292112763
ISBN10: 129211276X
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Good leaders walk a tightrope between doing and daring – often in the glare of the public spotlight. In Leadership in the Headlines, Andrew Hill, the award-winning Management Editor of the Financial Times, shares his insider insights into the who’s and how’s of effective leadership.

Packed with practical lessons, this book divides the best of Andrew’s wry and insightful columns into eight ‘acts’ of leadership, with new commentary enhancing each one.

Whether you’re new to Andrew Hill’s columns or a loyal reader, you’ll gain fresh perspectives on the tough job of leading and take away tips about how to refine your own management skills.

Foreword by Charles Handy

About the Author

Introduction

Chapter 1. Planning

Chapter 2. Moving

Chapter 3. Making

Chapter 4. Shaping

Chapter 5. Growing

Chapter 6. Coping

Chapter 7. Sharing

Chapter 8. Leaving

Chapter 9. Leading in the 21st Century

Bibliography

Acknowledgements

Notes

'I read this in one go! It captures beautifully the “pipework and poetry” of corporate leadership with careful analysis, wit and intelligent advice.'

Dame Clara Furse DBE, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange, 2001–9

‘Full of wisdom and with touches of deep humour, a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about what it takes to lead at the top.’

Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School

Good leaders walk a tightrope between doing and daring – often in the glare of the public spotlight. In Leadership in the Headlines, Andrew Hill, the award-winning Management Editor of the Financial Times, shares his insider insights into the who’s and how’s of effective leadership.

Packed with practical lessons, this book divides the best of Andrew’s wry and insightful columns into eight ‘acts’ of leadership, with new commentary enhancing each one.

Whether you’re new to Andrew Hill’s columns or a loyal reader, you’ll gain fresh perspectives on the tough job of leading and take away tips about how to refine your own management skills.

Andrew Hill is the management editor of the FT. He writes a weekly column on developments in business, strategy and management, as well as contributing feature articles, videos, podcasts and blogs. He was named Best Commentator at the 2009 Business Journalist of the Year Awards, whilst receiving the Decade of Excellence award for sustained achievement in business and financial journalism.