What You Don't Know about Leadership, but Probably Should: Applications to Daily Life

ISBN : 9780190620820

Jeffrey A. Kottler
344 Pages
163 x 244 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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This book explores ways that leadership skills and interventions can operate throughout daily life. Applications from group therapy and systemic intervention models are applied to the realities that people face every day -- inspiring others, facilitating meetings, running social events, guiding conversations, and empowering others.


Part I: The Nature of Group Behavior at Work and Play
1: Interpersonal Patterns Past and Present
2: What Most People Don't Seem to Know About Groups and How People Change
3: Stages of Group Process and Evolution
Part II: How Leaders Try-and Usually Fail to Make a Difference
4: Really, Really Bad Leadership and What We Learn From Our Mistakes
5: Models of Leadership That Can Be Adapted
6: A Few Simple Things That Make All the Difference
7: It's Not About the Agenda, It's All About Relationships
Part III: Skills and Interventions
8: Leadership Skills and Strategies That Don't Rely on Authority and Power
9: Some Very Advanced Leadership Skills
10: Leaders Tell Inspiring Stories
11: Critical Incidents That Leaders Fail to Recognize and Handle Effectively
Part IV: Applications to Daily Life
12: Leadership Within Social, Family, and Community Life
13: Talking to Larger Groups Without Boring Them to Death
14: It's Not Just About What You Do, But Who You Are

About the author: 

Jeffrey A. Kottler, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Counseling at California State University - Fullerton, and Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Empower Nepali Girls.

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