The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life
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For more than fifteen years, Robin Sharma has been quietly sharing with Fortune 500 companies and many of the super-rich a success formula that has made him one of the most sought-after leadership advisers in the world. Now, for the first time, Sharma makes his proprietary process available to you, so that you can get to your absolute best while helping your organization break through to a dramatically new level of winning in these wildly uncertain times.
In The Leader Who Had No Title, you will learn:
• How to work with and influence people like a superstar, regardless of your position
• A method to recognize and then seize opportunities in times of deep change
• The real secrets of intense innovation
• An instant strategy to build a great team and become a "merchant of wow" with your customers
• Hard-hitting tactics to become mentally strong and physically tough enough to lead your field
• Real-world ways to defeat stress, build an unbeatable mind-set, unleash energy, and balance your personal life
Regardless of what you do within your organization and the current circumstances of your life, the single most important fact is that you have the power to show leadership. Wherever you are in your career or life, you should always play to your peak abilities. This book shows you how to claim that staggering power, as well as transform your life—and the world around you—in the process.
inability to win in the present. In that moment—tired and dirty, standing in some grave that my eccentric mentor dug well before the dawn of this breathtakingly beautiful day with its promise of a new beginning—I stopped making excuses. I assumed total responsibility for the consequences of my actions. And stepped into my best. “Did you write these, Tommy?” “I did, Blake, I did,” he repeated softly, wiping his hands with his Mickey Mouse handkerchief. His face looked serious. His voice was
sophisticated business thinker. I assumed that it was due to all the training she’d received and the conversations with top executives she’d had. I closed my eyes for a moment. But the honking horns from the street below soon interrupted my reflection time. I looked over as Tommy sat on a sleek sofa. In front of him was a stylishly designed table with a traditional white candle on it. Next to the candle rested a bottle of red wine from some vineyard in California. I hoped I’d get to stay at this
to start presenting yourself as a leader. That really is the ultimate choice you have before you now, Blake: victimhood or leadership. Flip the switch. And always remember that the personal authority that comes automatically when you express your four natural leadership powers has so much more influence and impact on the people around you than does the formal authority that comes with a title.” “All absolutely fascinating, Anna.” “The Lead Without a Title philosophy is all about the
But let’s leave that for another time.” “Another time,” agreed Ty. “Wouldn’t want to overload our young friend here, Tom. What I’m trying to get at, Blake—and I’m sorry if I’m repeating myself, but good coaching does involve the repetition of the laws of success—is that these turbulent times in business actually carry with them incredible opportunities for each of us to become remarkable leaders. And to build even better businesses. Most people hide in their shells when the going gets rough.
broke into a broad grin. “Hi, Tommy. I was wondering when you were going to stop by. Great to see you. I’m really happy you’re here.” The two friends gave each other a warm hug and then playfully pretended to box. Must have been one of the rituals of their friendship. I just stood there watching the two of them energetically sparring like a couple of schoolboys. It was amusing. This was a truly an unforgettable day. “I’ll bet this is Blake from the bookstore,” Jet said, turning to me and