Becoming a Technical Leader is a personalized guide to developing the qualities that make a successful problem-solving leader. The book emphasizes that we all contain the ingredients for leadership though some elements are better developed than others. Written with humour, wit and perspective, the book examines different leadership styles and focuses on the problem-solving style as the one generally used by successful technical leaders. Such leaders have a unique blend of skills in three main areas: innovation, motivation and organization. The book suggests ways for the reader to analyze his own leadership skills in each of these three areas, and offers practical steps for developing those skills. Topics treated in the book include a working definition of leadership, leadership models, excuses people use to avoid leadership issues, tools for developing self-awareness and idea power, ways to help and motivate others, and plans for developing and carrying out a personal program for change.
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Make the Change from Technical Star to Technical Leader
Becoming a Technical Leader defines leadership and the skills a successful leader must develop -- innovation, motivation, and organization. Then it shows you how to evaluate your own skills in each area and immediately improve them.
You'll learn how to
-- master your fear of becoming a leader
-- be creative in solving problems
-- motivate people while maintaining quality
-- gain organizational power
-- plan personal change!