The Leader's New Clothes

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9780974478005: The Leader's New Clothes

In today's business world, leadership that can successfully win the hearts, minds, and passion of employees continues to be an elusive target. While many other qualities can encourage and promote short-term results, authentic leadership is the only lasting means of motivating and inspiring a team long-term a lesson The Leader's New Clothes helps us take away from another children's classic tale, The Emperor's New Clothes. This wonderful reality tale describes one CEO's journey in becoming an authentic leader. The story is full of corporate humor on its way to a climax that highlights the Naked Truths guidelines for leaders of every level, intent on building inspired teams through authentic leadership.

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About the Author:

Gary Heil is an author, educator, lawyer, consultant, and coach. For the last three decades, he has been an ardent student of the human side of organizations. He was a pioneer in the study of loyal customer relationships and how these relationships have been affected by employee motivation. He remains a vocal and passionate advocate for finding more effective ways to lead inspired teams.

Gary is the coauthor of Leadership and the Customer Revolution, One Size Fits One: Building Relationships One Customer and One Employee at a Time, Maslow on Management, Revisiting the Human Side of Enterprise, and The Winning Coach.

In addition, Gary is the cofounder of the webcast Leadership Lessons from the Fast Lane, and he has been a commentator on Australian and American radio and television.

He has also served as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and as an advisor and director for a number of technology start-ups.

With over twenty-five years as a technology professional, Karl Meinhardt has served as a consultant for many companies regarding information technology strategies and services. As a former CIO and founder of several start-up companies, he has a full understanding of information as a powerful source of service. Karl's expertise with turning knowledge into a strategic advantage has assisted many organizations and companies in their long-term service goals, while focusing on building agile and adept information technology teams.

Using his complete understanding of software development strategies and the importance of corporate culture, he has helped companies to build information technology teams who can produce quality products on relatively short time frames. He believes in building teams who are empowered to execute their area of expertise, thus enabling those teams to work and grow in an environment based on knowledge, trust, and ownership.

As a public speaker, Karl has the unique ability to present complex concepts to a wide range of audiences, making these concepts understandable and entertaining.

Karl is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He holds a Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics.

Review:

"A timeless story brought into our times with humor and insight." -- Madelyn Hammond, Associate Publisher, Daily Variety

"The Leader's New Clothes is a vivid blueprint for executive self-examination at the highest level." -- Harry Rhoads, Cofounder and President, Washington Speakers Bureau

"This book should be required reading for every leader." -- Michael McCloskey, Former CEO and Chairman of Kana Communications

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