"Peter O'Brien's astute observations here align with so many of my own learnings. I particularly like the neuroscience insights on leadership, as well as the practical way that Peter brings his leadership lessons to life. Peter refers to his frequent interactions with people who have studied the key elements of being a great leader but show little track record of making big things happen. He then provides a very practical series of action steps that show how to get to big ideas, generate and take accountability, and bring about high-quality execution - the hallmark of strong leaders! I highly recommend this book."
Roger Eaton, President, KFC, Chief Operations Officer, Yum! Brands, Inc
Do you wonder how you can get your managers to step up and lead so they, and you, can reliably deliver high-performance outcomes?
Do you want to improve your business bottom line by unlocking and releasing the enormous reserve of latent high-performance leadership potential at all levels of your business?
Do you want to create a workplace that supports people to perform at their best every day?
'LeaderShift' takes away the mystique that often surrounds the 'art' of leadership and delivers a fresh dose of optimism and a sense of real possibility to leaders everywhere. Peter O'Brien provides managers and executives at all levels with insights into why businesses perform below expectations, and - more importantly - what can be done about it. 'LeaderShift' is the answer for all of those leaders who have been struggling to find and activate the leadership 'light switch' in the people who work for them. In this book Peter O'Brien examines in detail:
• why what he calls HiPer Leadership is crucial to business performance
• why many businesses struggle to get the most out of their people
• the biology behind human behaviour, and what this means for your workplace
• how to create a work environment that feels natural and safe and allows people to perform at their best
• why involving staff in the big picture leads to better outcomes
• the 'top ten' skills every leader needs.
Peter O'Brien is passionate about inspiring and enabling others to be better than they ever dreamed possible. He has developed leadership programs in and for the military, and at the age of 29 was one of the youngest ever peace time Commanding Officers in the RAAF. Peter has been the organisational change management lead on a number of very large scale corporate redesign programs, and went on to executive HR roles at Westpac and executive operational roles at EDS.
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