This groundbreaking book provides a framework and set of key concepts enabling leaders to exert their influence over the difficult choices and competing priorities they confront. Compelling stories and vivid case studies help to deliver a serious game plan to any leader who is grappling with burnout caused by the manager's dilemma.
Jesse Sostrin is the Founder and President of Sostrin Consulting, a leadership and organization development firm that maintains a diverse portfolio of clients and partners, including the University of Arizona, InfoGard Laboratories, Hyatt, and more. Sostrin is also an experienced academic, delivering lectures at the California Polytechnic State University, USA, The University of Arizona, USA, and the University of California at Davis, USA, among others. He has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems, and an MA in Organization Management & Development. He is the author of Beyond the Job Description.
PART ONE: EMBRACE THE DILEMMA Introductions 1. The Evolution of a Dilemma 2. What's Your Dilemma? PART II: BALANCE THE EQUATION 3. Follow the Contradiction 4. Determine Your Line of Sight 5. Distinguish Your Contribution 6. Plug the Leaks PART III: FLIP THE SCALES 7. Create Your Conditions 8. Find the Pocket of Influence 9. Convert Challenges to Fuel 10. Make Your Goals Their Priorities Conclusions Appendix 1: Nav-Map Tools About the Author Notes Bibliography Index