Your Leadership Skills Are About to Change. Millions have read the all-time global best seller The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. Both leaders and individuals have been inspired and transformed by its universal principles of effectiveness, including Scott Jeffrey Miller. Miller, a student and personal friend of Stephen R. Covey, is now the new millennial voice of FranklinCovey leadership.
Scott Jeffrey Miller knows what it's like to fail. He was demoted from his first leadership position after only three weeks and that's just one of several messy management experiences on his two-decade journey to leadership success. Scott's not alone. Everyone fails. But something sets Scott apart: his transparency and willingness to openly share his story in a way that is forthright, relatable and applicable.
Thirty leadership challenges you can apply now. In Miller's Management Mess to Leadership Success you'll find 30 leadership challenges that can, when applied, change the way you manage yourself, lead others, and produce results. The wisdom in Scott's book was learned through hard knocks and was honed by Stephen R. Covey and the FranklinCovey team through years of research and corporate training experience.
Illustrated with Scott's real-life experiences, these challenges will teach you how to:
- Lead difficult conversations and celebrate success.
- Inspire trust, actively listen, and challenge paradigms.
- Put the right people in the right roles.
- Create a clear and actionable vision for your team.
- Accomplish your organization's Wildly Important Goals.
- Get the right results in the right way.
- Become the leader you would follow.
Fans of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People who have read and liked Radical Candor, Dare to Lead, and Mastering Leadership will love Scott Miller's Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Leadership Challenges to Be The Leader You Would Follow.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Entering his twenty-third year with FranklinCovey, Scott Miller serves as the executive vice president of thought leadership. He is the host of the FranklinCovey-sponsored On Leadership With Scott Miller, a weekly leadership webcast, podcast, and newsletter that features interviews with renowned business titans, authors, and thought leaders and is distributed to more than five million business leaders worldwide. He is also the host of the weekly radio program Great Life, Great Career With Scott Miller on iHeart Media's KNRS 105.9. This radio program and podcast provide insight and strategies drawn from FranklinCovey's leadership principles and from Miller's career and personal life experience to assist listeners in becoming more effective as business leaders and to improve their personal performance. Additionally, Miller authors a weekly leadership column for Inc. magazine.
"With his signature wit and honesty, Scott Miller lays bare his own leadership follies and illustrates how easily we get trapped in self-centered management. This book is not only full of humorous moments on every page, it's also densely packed with practical tips--all drawn from world-class management wisdom--that will help you get out of your own way and be the leader everyone wants to follow."
- Liz Wiseman Author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter
"Why should anyone follow you? That's the question at the heart of Scott Miller's raw and real new book. He lays out 30 powerful principles to help you answer that question to become the leader you were meant to be. And he does so with authenticity and vulnerability that demand you pay attention."
- Daniel H. Pink Author of When, To Sell Is Human, and Drive
"With laugh-out-loud humor and unconventional wisdom, Miller offers a must-read leadership book to guide leaders striving for more--more impact, more understanding, more vision, more purpose. Management Mess to Leadership Success will provide you with the tools to become the leader you would choose to follow."
- Karen Dillon Author of The Harvard Business Review Guide to Office Politics
"Honest, heartfelt, and generous, this is the new classic on authentic leadership."
- Seth Godin Author of This Is Marketing