The traditional leadership styles of the past are underperforming in a world of continuous transformation. Those that recognise this and learn how to lead beyond their ego will become emotionally intelligent and ethical leaders who are able to build strong, collaborative relationships, and create a caring, sustainable and performance enhancing environment. This new book is rooted in the experience of senior managers and the latest discoveries in neuroscience. It gives you the tools to overcome the challenges faced by new organisational and commercial structures, technological developments, increased diversity and rapid globalisation and succeed.
An essential read for current and aspiring organisational leaders, HR professionals, executive coaches and mentors, Leading Beyond the Ego is a vital point of reference for anyone in a leadership position and who wants to embrace this new world and Transpersonal Leadership.
John Knights is a Co-founder and Chairman of LeaderShape Global. He is an author, lecturer and thought leader in leadership development. Danielle Grant is a Director of LeaderShape Global with many years' experience coaching and facilitating programmes at CEO and Director level. She is a thought leader in blended learning methodologies. Greg Young is a Co-founder and Chief Executive of LeaderShape Global. He is inspirational in the field of leadership development and a thought leader in women in leadership.
List of figures List of tables List of contributors Acknowledgements Chapter One:The background to this book PART 1: THE INTERMEDIATE JOURNEY OF THE TRANSPERSONAL LEADER Chapter Two: Introduction of Part 1, "The intermediate journey" Chapter Three: Understanding leadership Chapter Four: The neuroscience of leadership: default and emotions Chapter Five: Increasing self-awareness Chapter Six: Understanding emotions and how to deal with them Chapter Seven: The power of emotional intelligence (managing emotions) Chapter Eight: Using different leadership styles Chapter Nine: Coaching style of leadership Chapter Ten: Creating a performance-enhancing culture Chapter Eleven: Identifying strengths and improving development areas PART 2: THE ADVANCED JOURNEY OF THE TRANSPERSONAL LEADER Chapter Twelve: Introduction of Part 2, "The advanced journey" Chapter Thirteen: The Eight Integrated Competencies of Leadership (8ICOL (R)) Chapter Fourteen: The neuroscience of consciousness and how it applies to leadership Chapter Fifteen: Beyond the ego: working for all stakeholders Chapter Sixteen: Improving judgement and decision-making Chapter Seventeen: The values of leadership: personal conscience and self-determination Chapter Eighteen: Managing diversity Chapter Nineteen: The inner development of a Transpersonal Leader Chapter Twenty: Choice and for the greater good Chapter Twenty-One: Continuous personal development PART 3: IMPLEMENTATION OF TRANSPERSONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Chapter Twenty-Two: Modern learning principles and methodologies Chapter Twenty-Three: Infusing ethics in leadership learning and development Index