The Inspiring Leader

Research shows that inspiration is the most powerful of all leadership compe- tencies. It is the best predictor of overall ratings of leadership effectiveness by direct reports, peers and managers. It is the quality most valued by employees. Inspiration is also the factor most correlated with employee commitment

and satisfaction.
Leaders who possess the ability to inspire and motivate outperform all others. Through a four-year study involving more than 200,000 respondents, co-

authors John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman and Scott K. Edinger found that the impact of inspiring and motivating others is consistent across different kinds of organizations and within different cultures.

The Inspiring Leader reveals the co-authors’ newest research on how top leaders inspire teams to greatness. It discusses the behaviors exhibited by the most success- ful leaders and includes advice on how to implement them.

Drawing from statistically significant data and objective empirical evidence,The Inspiring Leader lays out the strategies and concepts used by the world’s greatest leaders to motivate their teams. You will also learn how to put those strategies to work in your own business.

The Inspiring Leader reveals the principles and behaviors top leaders use to build an emotional connection between themselves and their teams.