The Leadership Challenge Book Summary (PDF) by James Kouzes and Barry Posner

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Why This Book Matters:

The Leadership Challenge shows readers how everyone can become a leader.

The Big Takeaways:

  1. Leaders must be mindful of the effect they have on the conduct of others.
    1. If Leadership is a learned behavior that can be achieved by anyone who has the ambition and persistence.
  2. Be clear about your choices and principles.
    1. Make sure that everyone’s principles are openly discussed.
  3. Leaders must have the ambition to seek out challenging chances vigorously.
    1. Always be conscious of the environment you are in and figure out how to overcome the hurdles that get in your way.
  4. Wins are wins no matter how small, so always take the risk.
    1. Focus on the small wins instead of always striving to achieve huge goals.
  5. Recognizing the hard work of others is significant for encouraging team members.
    1. Recognize others for their talents whenever possible.

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