Art of Leadership

Small Things, Done Well
O'Reilly (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 13. Mai 2020
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  • 198 Seiten
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978-1-4920-4564-9 (ISBN)
Many people think leadership is a higher calling that resides exclusively with a select few who practice and preach big, complex leadership philosophies. But as this practical book reveals, whats most important for leadership is principled consistency. Time and again, small things done well build trust and respect within a team.Using stories from his time at Netscape, Apple, and Slack, Michael Lopp presents a series of small but compelling practices to help you build leadership skills. Youll learn how to create teams that are highly productive, highly respected, and highly trusted. Lopp has been speaking and writing about this topic for over a decade and now maintains a Slack leadership channel with over 13,000 members.The essays in this book examine the practical skills Lopp learned from exceptional leadersas a manager at Netscape, a senior manager and director at Apple, and an executive at Slack. Youll learn how to apply these lessons to your own experience.
  • Englisch
  • Sebastopol
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  • USA
  • 1,67 MB
978-1-4920-4564-9 (9781492045649)
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
  • Intro
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • How to Use This Book
  • O'Reilly Online Learning
  • How to Contact Us
  • Acknowledgments
  • Small Things
  • I. Netscape: Manager
  • 1. Assume They Have Something to Teach You
  • 2. Meeting Blur
  • Too Much
  • On the Topic of Operational Excellence
  • 3. The Situation
  • Capital-S Situations
  • Capital-D Decisions
  • 4. Act Last, Read the Room, and Taste the Soup
  • Act Last
  • Read the Room
  • Taste the Soup
  • 5. Spidey-Sense
  • Understanding Spidey-Sense
  • Wait, What? That's the Small Thing? Live Life? Thanks, Lopp.
  • Trusting Spidey-Sense
  • Something Is Up, and I Don't Know What
  • 6. Your Professional Growth Questionnaire
  • The Professional Growth Questionnaire
  • The Questions
  • Always Forward
  • A Tangible Follow-Up
  • 7. A Performance Question
  • The Checklist Sentence
  • Reality Changes
  • 8. Rands Information Practices
  • Browser
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Life
  • 9. The New Manager Death Spiral
  • BANG
  • First, They Tell You
  • Then, They Tell Each Other
  • Management Is Not a Promotion
  • II. Apple: Director
  • 10. The Blue Tape List
  • Everything Is Broken
  • A Spectrum to the Broken
  • 11. Delegate Until It Hurts
  • Entrust
  • Shush, Little Voice
  • An Essential Leadership-Scaling Function
  • 12. How to Recruit
  • First Rule of Recruiting: Give It 50%
  • A Recruiting Primer
  • Discover, Understand, and Delight
  • Discover
  • The Must List
  • Understand
  • Delight
  • Circling Back to 50% of Your Time
  • 13. Gossip, Rumors, and Lies
  • An Unacceptable Amount of Crap
  • A Well-Intentioned Hatred of Meetings
  • A Three-Point Agenda
  • Meetings Are a Symptom, Not the Cure
  • 14. Rainbows and Unicorns
  • Moments of Disproportionate Satisfaction
  • Duh
  • The Compliment Breakdown
  • A Compliment Career Shift
  • 15. Say the Hard Thing
  • The Voice in Your Head
  • Saying the Hard Thing
  • Hearing the Hard Thing
  • Your Goal in Life
  • 16. Everything Breaks
  • Third Time's a Charm
  • Game On
  • With Alarming Predictability
  • Provide A Clear Explanation of the Rules
  • Allow the Rules to Evolve in Unexpected Ways
  • Play, Learn, and Repeat
  • Failure as a Competitive Differentiator (Or, Don't Play Dumb Games Twice)
  • 17. The Org Chart Test
  • The Legibility Test
  • The Basics at Scale
  • 18. A Distributed Meeting Primer
  • Remote
  • The "Many People" Meeting
  • Pre-Meeting
  • During
  • Post-Meeting
  • No Measurable Difference
  • III. Slack: Executive
  • 19. Allergic to Wisdom
  • A Circus of Failure
  • When to Innovate and When to Iterate
  • Act Without Asking
  • 20. The Guard
  • The Disaster Meeting
  • The Productive Team Teams
  • Learned Helplessness
  • Trust Falls for Everyone!
  • Never Waste a Disaster
  • 21. The Culture Creek
  • An Unchangeable Culture
  • Listen for the Stories
  • The Culture Creek
  • 22. Anti-Flow
  • Applied Anti-Flow
  • Weaponized Inspiration Generation
  • 23. A Meritocracy Is a Trailing Indicator
  • Two Paths
  • Two Equal Paths
  • The Growth Tax
  • Leadership Comes from Everywhere
  • A Trailing Indicator
  • 24. How to Build a Rumor
  • Gray Space
  • Conformity
  • The Severity of Nonsense
  • Rumors Are a Function of Culture
  • 25. Kobayashi Maru Management
  • A Test of Character
  • A System Failure
  • A Perfect Kobayashi
  • A Proper Preparation
  • A Prediction of the Unpredictable
  • 26. The Signal Network
  • Critical Freshness
  • Your Signal Network
  • No Surprises
  • High-Signal Humans
  • 27. A Precious Hour
  • The State of Busy Is Seductive
  • The Faux-Zone
  • A Precious Hour
  • An Insidious Situation
  • 28. Find a Mentor
  • What Could Go Wrong?
  • Sucker Punch
  • My Mentor Requirements
  • "Get the F-k Out of There"
  • 29. How to Rands
  • Our Average Week
  • North Star Principles
  • Feedback Protocol
  • Meeting Protocol
  • Nuance and Errata
  • 30. Be Unfailingly Kind
  • Regarding Colorful Personalities and Opinions
  • Raid Mechanics
  • No Worries.
  • Regarding Jerks
  • One for Your Pocket
  • Epilogue: The Way I Heard It Was...
  • Interlude: The Test
  • Small Steps
  • Index

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