Boundless Leadership: Rising to Power - a book review

Boundless Leadership: Rising to Power - a book review

Much has been made of the transition from expert to manager. In Rising to Power by Eric Hansen and Ron Carucci, the authors shed light on the hazards and adaptations leaders need to undertake as they assume the mantle of authority.

  • Ideas on power

  • Ideas on focus and change

  • The four superpowers for executives

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Boundless Leadership: The Science of Adventure

Boundless Leadership: The Science of Adventure

Adventure has driven some of the most amazing discoveries in human history. We are hard-wired for it. But apart from the yearning fed by curiosity, is there a science to it?

  • Yes, the brain likes adventure

  • Yes, there are risks when we get the brain hooked on adventure

  • Yes, we can get adventure back in our life

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Boundless Leadership: Beware of the job apocalypse - are you disposable?

Boundless Leadership: Beware of the job apocalypse - are you disposable?

Not nearly enough leaders are looking to the impact of automation on job losses, including their own. Yet it’s not just that - we have a culture of blame to navigate too. How do you stack up? Are you disposable? Or indispensable?

Ego makes us disposable.

  • Avoid being just acceptable.

  • Be indispensable by knowing you are dispensable.

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Boundless Leadership: Mid year reflection questions

Boundless Leadership: Mid year reflection questions

The year is half way through. It’s a good time to take stock. Here are some questions and reflection exercises to help make the most of what has been, and what is yet to come.

  • Reflection is like navigation, start by assessing where you have been.

  • Next, determine where you are going - clarify the destination.

  • Finally, decide on your route plan - what steps you need to take next.

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Boundless Leadership: The most crucial leadership skill

Boundless Leadership: The most crucial leadership skill

When it comes to leadership, connection with others is the most crucial skill. Yet we don’t focus nearly enough on it. This makes us disposable at worst, replaceable at best. Connection has one key component to make it work best.

  • The pivot point that shifts isolation to connection

  • How connection is a river current

  • Why focus on others will benefit us all

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