Motivation is what makes us tick, and it is critical for success that leaders incorporate motivation into every aspect of their leadership philosophy. In The Rock, author Milford H. Beagle Jr. highlights the importance of—and demonstrates the impact of—inspiration and motivation on leadership.
Using a US Army–centric definition of leadership that focuses on purpose, direction, and motivation, Beagle provides vivid examples and anecdotes to stress the impact of motivation on individuals and organizations. Based on twenty-two years of experience as an organizational leader in the Army, Beagle offers tips and strategies to understanding the key ingredients in the recipe for success: drive, confidence, change, listening, humility, me time, dreaming big, and investing. The Rock will help you realize a higher level of personal motivation, provide a lens to discover the motivator in you, and establish a way to inspire others around you.
Applicable to a manager who leads a force of one, the CEO who leads a group of five hundred, or the military leader who leads thousands, The Rock communicates that motivation begins from within, and it grows during a constant process of understanding yourself, realizing the conditions or environment around you, figuring out where you want to go in life, and then restarting the cycle.
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Published August 21, 2012