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The Powell Principles : The McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series - Oren Harari

The Powell Principles

The McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series

Spiral Ringed Book Published: 1st December 2002
ISBN: 9780071411097
Number Of Pages: 64

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"The Powell Principles" details the decision-making habits, success strategies, and leadership philosophies of Secretary of State Colin Powell. Filled with insights that are as refreshingly honest as they are grittily real, this concise, no-nonsense book reveals the keys to Powell's unprecedented success, keys that include: walk the talk; be a dis-organizer; let change lead growth; be prepared to piss people off; check your ego at the door; push the envelope; let situation dictate strategy; challenge the pros; trust those in the trenches; and prepare to be lonely. Colin Powell rose from the hardscrabble streets of the Bronx to become the man Newsweek calls "...the most respected figure in American public life." Let "The Powell Principles" introduce you to the principles that drove him to the top and provide you with a blueprint for inspiring anyone - including yourself - to achieve extraordinary levels of professional success.

The Powell principlesp. 1
Promote a clash of ideasp. 5
Be prepared to piss people offp. 9
Establish trustp. 13
Walk the talkp. 17
Pick the right peoplep. 21
Listenp. 25
Be vigilant in detailsp. 29
Be a disorganizerp. 33
Check your ego at the doorp. 37
Let change lead growthp. 41
Seek consensus (but don't be ruled by it)p. 45
Fit no stereotypesp. 49
Simplifyp. 53
Let situation dictate strategyp. 57
Push the envelopep. 61
Close with the enemyp. 65
View people as partnersp. 69
Challenge the prosp. 73
Don't rely on charts and titlesp. 77
Trust those in the trenchesp. 81
Make optimism a top priorityp. 85
Have fun in your commandp. 89
Strive for balancep. 93
Prepare to be lonelyp. 97
Notes and exercises for the trainer and/or human resource managerp. 103
Other titles in the McGraw-Hill professional education seriesp. 115
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ISBN: 9780071411097
ISBN-10: 0071411097
Series: The McGraw-Hill Professional Education Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Spiral Ringed Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st December 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.3  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1

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