Innovative Leadership Workbook for Executives

by Maureen Metcalf, Mark Palmer

Book Cover: Innovative Leadership Workbook for Executives

How to lead and where to innovate? What is the role of leadership in a time of looming uncertainty? How will companies innovate to overcome challenges that are largely unprecedented? In a new climate of business, what is the formula for creating success in both areas? This workbook is designed to help answer those questions and help you to perform the critical self-evaluation needed to refine your own leadership skills. It is fundamentally about leadership, yet equally an account of applying innovation. Leadership needs innovation the way innovation demands leadership; by marrying them we can improve our capacity for growth. Approaches to both are explored by providing exercises designed to enhance your leadership awareness and skills. Even so, meaningful advancement in either area must ultimately originate from you. In other words, becoming a better leader and optimizing innovation jointly hinge on your ability to authentically examine your own inner makeup, which will allow you to make tangibly favorable changes.

About the Authors

Maureen Metcalf

– Author of Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations – 2013 Award Winner – Best Business Reference Book – International Book Awards
– Co-author of Innovative Leadership Fieldbook – 2012 Award-Winner Best Business Reference Book – International Book Awards
– Co-author Innovative Leadership Workbook for Nonprofit Executives – 2012 Award Winner – Best Business Reference book – USA Book Awards

Known as an exceptional leadership coach. Helping leaders successfully develop themselves while transforming their businesses. Develop, test, and implement emerging models that dramatically improve leadership effectiveness and their success in transforming organizations. Work with leaders to develop “Level 5” leadership capacity.

President of Metcalf & Associates. As a management consultant, I bring 25 years of business experience to organizational challenges. Recognized as an effective, imaginative leader with proven operational skills coupled with the ability to analyze, develop, and implement successful strategies for profitability and growth.

Managed and contributed to successful completion of a wide array of projects from business design for a start up firm to performance improvement for large well established firms. Worked with a number of Fortune 50 clients delivering a wide range of significant business results such as: increased profitability, cycle time reduction, increased productivity, and improved quality. Design courses and teach MBA students at Capital University.

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Mark Palmer

Mark Palmer is a Principal with Metcalf & Associates and Global Leadership Coach for Abrasive Technology, Inc., providing leadership development, team building and organizational effectiveness. He is also co-author of the Innovative Leader Fieldbook.

He is a founding member of the Integral Institute, an international think-tank created to combine progressive academic research with practical applications in the public and private sector. He is a contributing writer, editor and lecturer on research and best practices concerning leadership and organizational development.

His background includes Economics, Social and Behavioral Science, Cultural Studies, and Anthropology.

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