You’re holding a briefcase full of practical tools that can boost your leadership skills and help you identify and develop associates who can move the organization forward.
Author Michael L. Ryan is president and CEO of Human Resource Professionals, which helps agencies, companies, and other organizations boost leadership skills and cultivate top talent. In this guide, Ryan leads managers on a quest to become leaders. Through case studies, statistics, and secrets he discovered during a fifty-year career, you can learn how to
recruit, attract, and retain excellent employees;
create a workplace that encourages employees to motivate themselves;
counsel, coach, and constructively resolve conflicts;
stay out of trouble with lawyers and government agencies; and
communicate effectively in writing, orally, and nonverbally.
He also offers insights on becoming a better listener, balancing work and life, and implementing the necessary change to accomplish your goals. While books and manuals sit on a shelf and collect dust, a briefcase is kept handy and carried around. Wear this one out and keep it near you at all times, and you’ll be on your way to becoming a leader and accomplishing business objectives.