What will I learn?

Answers to the following questions:

  1. What are the fundamental responsibilities of those in leadership positions?
    (Chapter 1)

  2. What are the fundamental tension points that every leader must manage?
    (Chapters 2 -4)

  3. What does it mean to make organizational progress?
    (Chapters 5, 6 )

  4. How do progress-making leaders move their organizations forward?
    (Chapters 7, 8)

  5. How can leaders cultivate an uncertainty-embracing (dynamic) culture?
    (Chapters 9 -16)

  6. What strategies and tactics do progress-making leaders use on a daily basis?
    (Chapters 9 -16)

  7. How do progress-making leaders overcome the emotional, psychological, and organizational challenges they encounter when moving their organizations forward?
    (Progress Maker Profiles)


What are the major issues discussed in the book?

What are the chapters in the book?

Foreword (George Reed)

Section I

  1. Introduction
  2. Exploring
  3. Refining
  4. Platforms
  5. Progress
  6. The Progress Model
  7. How explorers and refiners make progress
  8. Progress Makers

Section II

  1. Envision the future with calculated boldness
  2. Cultivate a focused flexibility mindset
  3. Enlarge the circle of engagement
  4. Foster growth of investment-worthy employees
  5. Seek, nurture, and evaluate actionable ideas
  6. Select, detect, and correct the proper errors
  7. Practice receiver-centric, strategy-based, feedback-driven communication
  8. Conclusion

Appendix A: Progress Makers
Appendix B: UMM and the Origins of Focused Flexibility
About the Authors




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