The Left Brain Got Presidential Candidates into the Race; The Right Brain Will Take Them to the White House
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Available in advance of “Super Tuesday,” The Leadership Journey: How to Master the Four Critical Areas of Being a Great Leader (Wiley, 2016), explains that while good leaders excel at the left-brain analytical and decision-making side of leadership, great leaders are distinguished by their right-brain leadership skills—especially the ability to connect emotionally with people.
“Whether you’re one of the seven remaining candidates looking to be the
leader of the free world, or you’re a professional seeking out a spot in
the executive C-suite, there are common traits that separate good
leaders from great leaders,” said Burnison. “While the left brain is
what gets people hired and also qualifies candidates for the race to the
Drawing from Burnison’s real-world experience and conversations with some of the world’s most celebrated leaders, The Leadership Journey cuts through the noise and distills the essence of leadership. Its wisdom is grounded in Korn Ferry’s more than four decades of helping thousands of companies globally find and develop the right leaders.
The Leadership Journey helps readers tap four essential right brain leadership skills:
Look in the Mirror — Starting with the ability to know and lead yourself.
Embody Purpose — Embracing and embodying the purpose that is the True North of the leadership journey.
Don’t Walk Alone — Understanding that leadership is all about other people; without followership there is no leadership.
Navigate Beyond the Horizon — Anticipating what is around the next bend—and navigating in the moment to course correct in real time.
Noted leadership expert and co-author of The One Minute Manager,
“To be the leader, you must walk with others,” Burnison concludes. “Think shepherd: sometimes walking in front, sometimes behind, and sometimes beside—but always journeying together.”
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