High-Potential Leader: How to Grow Fast, Take on New Responsibilities, and Make an Impact

Ram Charan

Companies need a new kind of leader to meet the enormous challenges of today's fast-moving business world. Whether you have potential to step up and lead or are charged with finding those who can, The High-Potential Leader is your authoritative guide.

Known for his coaching work with many of the world's leading CEO's, bestselling author Ram Charan explains how "hipos" can know who they are, create their individual path, and accelerate their growth. The book also helps top management and HR professionals cultivate, in their hipos, the skills, judgment, and mental capacity needed at the highest levels. This hands-on guidebook contains:

  • Practical advice and checklists in every chapter for making daily progress toward running a large team, business unit, or company
  • A framework for deciding when and how to make job changes that speed development
  • Firsthand examples and lessons learned from top leaders around the world in a variety of industries


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Book Information

Publisher: Wiley
Publish Date: 03/13/2017
Pages: 240
ISBN-13: 9781119286950
ISBN-10: 1119286956
Language: English

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April 24, 2017

Ram Charan offers real-world lessons and actionable advice that is relevant to both well-seasoned leaders and those just beginning their careers. READ FULL DESCRIPTION

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Set your sights on High-Potential leadership and help your organization thrive

In today's tumultuous and rapidly evolving business environment, High-Potential leaders are in high demand. Do you possess the relationship skills, strategic vision, innovation, and determination needed to thrive as a high-potential leader in your organization? New York Times bestselling author Ram Charan answers that question and helps you hop on the fast-track to leadership success in this insightful guide.

Traditionally, leaders have risen up through the ranks based on their cognitive abilities, analytical skills, thoroughness, and even perfectionist tendencies, but as modern businesses have moved to a more digitally-driven model, the criteria for leaders has markedly changed. The High-Potential Leader explains the modern business climate while highlighting the critical role relationship building, communication style, engagement, and ability to motivate and bring out the best performance in others play in becoming an impactful leader.

Whether you're just embarking on your leadership journey or are ready to make the leap to the next leadership level, Charan's real-world lessons and practical advice will help you discover who you are as a leader, chart your path, accelerate your growth, and ultimately, become the high-potential leader your organization needs to succeed.

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