I plead guilty to enjoying a cold beer or two, and I’ve watched with amazement as the decade-long bull market in the craft beer industry shows no signs of abating.
<i>Strengths Based Leadership</i>, by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie, is the next step in the previous two books on the topic, <i>Now, Discover Your Strengths</i> and <i>StrenthsFinder 2.0</i>. All three books are based on Gallup's 30-year research project for which they studied over one million work teams, did over 20,000 interviews with leaders and 10,000 with followers. In their book, Rath and Conchie report and analyze those findings.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> In their book, Rath and Conchie instruct readers on how to use their own strengths to lead and how to create a team of people with all the necessary qualities for good leadership: executing, influencing, relationship building, and strategic thinking. While the typical leader is not usually good at all these things, they excel in one category and have a team that comprises all these characteristics. <br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <b>Strengths Based Leadership</b> is based on research and data and provides a new way to become a great leader and build better organizations.<br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> <i>— Kassia Shishkoff</i><br clear="none" /> <br clear="none" /> Buy <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1595620257?ie=UTF8&tag=managesmarter-20... target="_blank">Strengths-Based Leadership</a>.