Leadership in Times of Stress and Change: Seven Skills for Gaining Trust and Inspiring Confidence

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We live in turbulent times. Organizational upheaval, downsizing, and change have become the norm, rather than the exception. For leaders at all levels, the effects of stress and change are pressing and real. Employees’ reactions run the emotional gamut – from withdrawal to confusion to conflict. Do you know the requisite skills for gaining the trust and inspiring confidence of your people?

For over two decades, Mark Tager and Harry Woodward have guided organizations and leaders in changing environments. In this timely book, they provide essential skills for helping to bring out the best in people. They’ll show you how to:

·Understand the interpersonal dynamics of stress and change.
·Successfully help people move from "loss" to new realities.
·Develop coherent plans in the midst of uncertainty.
·Communicate with credibility.
·Tailor messages to people’s individual needs.
·Foster innovation in a chaotic environment.
·Keep people mentally tough and emotionally steady.

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Mark J. Tager, M.D. is president and CEO of ChangeWell Inc, a training and consulting company dedicated to building strong, successful teams, and powerful organizations. As an entrepreneur, Dr. Tager has created businesses and managed high-performance teams. As a physician, he understands the unique relationship between health and productivity. He has co-authored five additional books. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University.

Harry L. Woodward, Ph.D. is a management consultant, author, and speaker focusing on the issues of organizational change. He works and presents internationallyon the subjects of change leadership, learning, and humor. He has co-authored two additional books and the award winning video-based program "Working Through Change." He is president of Woodward Learning International, Inc.

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Striving for balance is never easy in today's world, but the skills in Leadership can make a big difference. -- Gary Frost, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Canyon Ranch Health Resort

Tager and Woodward have crafted a wonderful guide for helping leaders and their people get through tough times. -- Ken Blanchard, Coauthor, The One Minute Manager(R) and Whale Done!(TM)

Thoughtful insights and practical approaches for leading in our complex world. I recommend it for those who dare to lead. -- Joyce Rowland, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Sempra Energy

Timeless principles applied to timely challenges with new need-to-know skills result in a book of immense value. -- William Marre, Cofounder, Covey Leadership Center, CEO, REALeadership Alliance

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