Leadership by Example by Sanjiv Chopra

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An accessible and inspiring guide to good leadership based on a popular lecture that Dr. Chopra has presented to thousands Very few of us are leaders all the time, in everything we do, but all of us can become a leader in specific situations. In a committee, in business, at a social club or at a religious institution, we all find a time in our lives when we can lead. Few people set out knowingly to become leaders, rather they see a need and they find a way of dealing with it, and often others choose to follow their example.  Based on a talk that he has given to more than 60,000 people in at least seven countries, the “LEADERSHIP” mnemonic that Dr. C hopra explains is as follows: L - listen well. E - empathy. A - attitude. D - dreams and decisiveness. E - effectiveness. R - resilience. S - a sense of purpose. H - humility and humor. I - integrity and imagination. P - principles, and willingness to pack other people’s parachutes. Drawing from his experience as Faculty Dean for Continuing Education for Harvard Medical School as well as the writings and lives of great leaders throughout history, this easy-to-read, inspiring book will serve as a reminder and a guide to becoming leaders in our own lives.

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DR. SANJIV CHOPRA is Professor of Medicine and Faculty Dean for Continuing Education at Harvard Medical School, and Senior Consultant in Hepatology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He has more than one hundred publications and four specialist books to his credit. He is the editor-in-chief of the Hepatology Section of UpToDate, an electronic textbook that is subscribed to by more than 450,000 physicians worldwide. With Dr. Alan Lotvin and David Fisher, he is the author of Live Better, Live Longer. With his brother, Deepak Chopra, he is author of Brotherhood: Dharma, Destiny, and the American Dream. He has received numerous awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School. In 2009 he was elected as a Master of the American College of Physicians. He lives in Weston, Massachusetts. DAVID FISHER is the author of more than fifteen NEW YORK TIMES bestsellers. He lives in New York.
Published May 8, 2012 by Thomas Dunne Books. 224 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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