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Review: 'Total Leadership' by Steward Friedman

Leadership involves responsibility, but how can you deliver on what you're responsible for if you're constantly stretched too thin? Total Leadership will teach you how to balance the demands of four major areas of life: your work, your home life, your community, and yourself.

Total Leadership will help you become a better leader by identifying "four-way wins": situations in which you fulfill the needs in more than one area at the same time. The exercises in this book are designed to give you a better perspective on what you're actually responsible for, as well as generate creative options that will enable you to elegantly satisfy these demands while maintaining a solid sense of perspective and taking good care of yourself.

By finding creative ways to exercise your responsibility or alter the structure of your responsibilities, you'll have more physical, mental, and emotional energy to devote to what you care about most. That's Total Leadership at its finest.

Special thanks to Todd Sattersten and Jack Covert for bringing my attention to this book.


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The Personal MBA

Master the Art of Business

A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then use these ideas to make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your life and work.

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