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Resource List: Drives Impact

In all aspects of leadership, expanding knowledge and mindset is key. That’s why – to compliment the experiential learning you’ll get on our programmes - we have compiled choice selections of our favourite leadership skills resources from elsewhere.
These include important contributions from prominent thought leaders – people and ideas we think everyone should be talking about.
This list covers how a leader Drives Impact.
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Radical Candour. How to get what you want by saying what you mean. By Kim Scott featured in this article and video.

Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson and Joseph Grenny. Video.

Measure what matters most. OKRs:The simple idea that drives 10x growth. By John Doerr in this interview for MIT Sloan Management Review.

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Will it make the boat go faster? Olympic-winning Strategies for Everyday Success, by Ben Hunt-Davis and Harriet Beveridge. See Ben’s keynote in this video.

Leadership that gets results. By Daniel Goleman. An HBR* article.

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Beware the busy manager. By Heike Bruch and Sumantra Ghoshal. An HBR* article.

Leading change. Why transformation efforts fail. By John Kotter. An HBR* article.

The uncompromising Leader. “Managing the tension between performance and people is at the heart of the CEO’s job.” HBR* article.

For more recommended resources to enhance leadership capability, click on a tag at the top of this page, or browse the whole library of Insights for Leaders.

*Here at MF we love HBR! If you have trouble accessing an article that may be because you’ve read another free one from them recently. You may wish to take out a subscription or try viewing it in a private web browser window whilst making a note to subscribe properly as soon as you or your organisation can. We highly recommend it.

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