|About the Book|
Once, there was a remarkable person who led with love. Her company succeeded where its competitors struggled. Its customers were loyal, its employees loved to work there, and it was profitable year after year, for decades. This loving leader beganMoreOnce, there was a remarkable person who led with love. Her company succeeded where its competitors struggled. Its customers were loyal, its employees loved to work there, and it was profitable year after year, for decades. This loving leader began her career as an executive secretary, yet the companys founder chose her to succeed him as president. When asked why, he said, Because she knows how to love people to success. She is Colleen Barrett, President Emeritus of Southwest Airlines. Lead with LUVis an extraordinary, wide-ranging conversation between Barrett and the legendary Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager. Drawing on personal experience, Barrett and Blanchard reveal why leading with love is the most powerful way to lead and how it can help you achieve truly amazing levels of performance.In Leading at a Higher Level, Updated Edition, Blanchard and his colleagues bring together everything theyve learned about world-class leadership. Youll discover how to create targets and visions based on the triple bottom line...and make sure people know who you are, where youre going, and the values that will guide your journey. From start to finish, this book extends Blanchards breakthrough work on delivering legendary customer service, creating raving fans, and building Partnerships for Performance that empower everyone who works for and with you. Updated throughout, this new edition contains two powerful, important new chapters: one on coaching to create higher-level leaders, and another on creating a higher-level culture throughout your organization. It also offers the definitive, most up-to-date techniques for leading yourself, individuals, teams, and entire organizations. Most importantly, it will help you dig deep within, discover the personal leadership point of view all great leaders possess-and apply it throughout your entire life.