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    • ISBN:9780349403212
    • Publication date:04 Dec 2014

Compassionate Leadership

How to create and maintain engaged, committed and high-performing teams

By Manley Hopkinson

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With increased pressure on businesses to cut costs while increasing productivity, getting the most from your team is even more important than ever. This book will show you how to use compassionate leadership techniques to inspire your team to perform at a high level.

Forcing compliance is easy. Anyone can 'make' another do a task or a job. It will get done, but when, and to what standard? High performance and, more importantly, sustained high performance can only come from engagement with and commitment to the job in hand.

This book will introduce you to the art of compassionate leadership - the art of getting the best for and out of people through the fulfilment of self-worth. It will show leaders how to give their teams a real sense of purpose and direction in order to motivate and inspire them to perform at a high level.

To illustrate his message, author Manley Hopkinson draws on his background as a board member of companies including ATLAS Consortium and Hewlett Packard Defence UK, his career as an inspirational speaker and his adventure experiences as skipper in the BT Global Challenge (a round the world yacht race) and The Polar Race (an expedition style race to the Magnetic North Pole).

Biographical Notes

Manley Hopkinson was schooled on leadership through a mix of practical and academic experiences: as an officer in the Royal Navy and the Royal Hong Kong Police, as a skipper in the BT Global Challenge round the world yacht race, winning the first skiing race to the Magnetic North Pole (The Polar Race) and as an 'inspiring leadership catalyst' to businesses and organisations worldwide including the ATLAS Consortium and HP Defence UK. Manley is also a professional speaker who has inspired audiences around the world with his tales of battling the high seas and high latitudes. Through these powerful stories he draws out the lessons on leadership, relationships and teamwork in a manner that has a direct impact on everyday life.

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  • ISBN: 9780349403229
  • Publication date: 04 Dec 2014
  • Page count: 240
  • Imprint: Piatkus
A personal and most readable introduction to the fundamentals of good leadership , enlivened by the author's rich and varied experience. Anyone who aspires to be a leader will find in its pages both guidance and encouragement — John Adair
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