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DetailsFlip Your Script!You-ve been promoted to leadership - congratulations! But it-s nothing like your old job, is it? William Gentry says it-s time to flip your script. William Gentry feels your pain. He was happy as a senior research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership- and then he was promoted to his first leadership role. So this book doesnt just draw on his years of studying and training new leadersuits personal. And his singular insight? New leaders must flip their scripts. We all have scripts that tell us how things are supposed to be.As a worker, your script is all about -me-: your individual contribution. But when you become a boss, you must focus on your group: flip that script from -me- to -we- This means flipping pretty much everything else-your mindset, your skillset, your work relationships, your -do it all- attitude, your view of the organization, and more.Gentry walks you through each of six flips, offering practical, research-based advice and examples drawn from his work at CCL. But this book is more than a series of best practice suits your guide to internalizing a leaders perspective. Gentry helps you flip your script so youll know what to do to help yourself and the team you lead succeed. Thats the kind of boss everyone wants to work for u and the kind of boss who accomplishes the most.Chapter 1: Flip Your Script So You Wont Flop as a BossChapter 2: Flip Your MindsetChapter 3: Flip Your Skill SetChapter 4: Flip Your RelationshipsChapter 5: Flip Your -Do-It-All- AttitudeChapter 6: Flip Your PerspectiveChapter 7: Flip Your FocusChapter 8: Stick with Your Flipped Script -The Fine Print. Or -This Book Isnt for You If . . .ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William A. (Bill) Gentry is currently a senior research associate at the Center for Creative Leadership and an adjunct assistant professor in the leadership studies doctoral program at North Carolina A&T State University. He graduated summa cum laude from Emory University and received his MS and PhD in applied psychology (with a concentration in industrial-organizational psychology) from the University of Georgia. He has published (or has work forthcoming) in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Personnel Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Leadership Quarterly, and Journal of Leadership Studies.
SKU Code PRK B 595 Weight in Kg 0.0800 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781523084661 Author Name William Gentry Publisher Name Berrett-Koehler