Your job as a manager is getting harder all the time. But your most critical responsibility--especially in today's world of intensifying competition--is how to help your people shine their brightest. How do you inspire solid contributors to strive for more? What should you do if a star player falls off their game? In Shine, bestselling author, psychiatrist, and ADD expert Edward Hallowell draws on brain science, performance research, and his own experience helping people maximize their potential to present a proven process for getting the best from your people: -Select--put the right people in the right job, and give them responsibilities that "light up" their brain. -Connect--strengthen interpersonal bonds among team members. -Play--help people unleash their imaginations at work. -Grapple and Grow--when the pressure's on, enable employees to achieve mastery of their work. -Shine--use the right rewards to promote loyalty and stoke your people's desire to excel. Brimming with Hallowell's trademark candor and warmth, Shine is a vital new resource for all managers seeking to inspire excellence in their teams.
Edward M. Hallowell M.D. is a psychiatrist, an instructor at Harvard Medical School, and director of the Hallowell Center for Cognitive and Emotional Health, which serves individuals with emotional and learning problems. He was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School for 20 years. He has written two popular Harvard Business Review articles and authored 13 books, including the national bestseller Driven to Distraction.
Table of Contents PART I: Getting Your Game Chapter 1: Live Life For All It's Worth Chapter 2: Dr. Shine Chapter 3: Initiating the Cycle of Excellence Chapter 4: Step 1: Select Chapter 5: Step 2: Connect Chapter 6: Step 3: Imagine and Play Chapter 7: Step 4: Work and Practice Chapter 8: Step 5: Mastery Chapter 9: Step 6: Recognition Chapter 10: Sand in the Gears of the Cycle PART II: Maintaining Your Love of Your Game Chapter 11: An Amazing State of Mind Chapter 12: The Myth of Hard Work Chapter 13: When Following Your Dream is Folly Chapter 14: What's Totally New About Modern Life... And How It Can Sabotage Peak Performance Chapter 15: 10 Action Steps to Promote Peak Performance PART III: Four Examples Chapter 16: Clay Mathile: Iams Pet Foods Chapter 17: Joseph Loscalzo: Physician-in-Chief, Brigham & Women's Hospital Chapter 18: Marshall Herskovitz, Writer/Director/Producer Chapter 19: Leon and Grace de Magistris: Leon & Company PART IV: Chapter 20: Mooring