Tips and Tricks in an Easy-to-Read Format
By John Baldoni
Amacom, 19.95 224 pages
Apart from years of experience and hard knocks, The Leader’s Pocket Guide is the next best thing to having a personal coach and mentor as you develop your leadership skills. John Baldoni is a globally recognized authority on leadership and has written a concise guide with 101 tips, tools and techniques. His book is divided into three sections: Self, Colleagues, and Organization. In the “Self” section, the content surrounds topics focused on self-leadership. Most sections also include a “Think About…” text box to further challenge the reader to delve deeper into the numbered topic. In the second segment, “Colleagues,” Baldoni focuses on the action of leading peers. The section called “Organization” teaches us that with successful leadership comes successful organizations. The Leader’s Pocket Guide concludes with a handy reference section for leadership behaviors. ||This book offers timeless advice in a very easy-to-read format. Leaders can use this book as a daily reminder, a check-in performance support piece, or even a training tool when training new supervisors. This book is indispensable and should be on every manager’s bookshelf to be easily accessible and widely used!
Reviewed By Seniye Groff