The Reluctant Leader

From Technical Expert to Human Expert

by Eva C. Doyle



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/18/2016

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 274
ISBN : 9781480831179
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 274
ISBN : 9781480831186
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 274
ISBN : 9781480831162

About the Book

Whether you’ve been promoted at work, want a higher-paying position or need help navigating office politics, you’re going to need leadership skills.
Eva C. Doyle, a longtime trainer who has worked for a bank, a software company, and the Department of Defense, believes anyone can cultivate these skills. In this book on developing leadership skills, you’ll learn how to:
• navigate your internal transition from expert to leader;
• get to know and introduce yourself to your team;
• learn to become comfortable with your authority; and
• offer praise and negative criticism.
You’ll also learn how to find allies and mentors in the workplace, help other employees develop leadership skills, encourage co-workers to act like teammates, and set the right tone every single day.
You may have never thought of becoming a leader, but if you’ve been asked to become one or think it’s time to take on a new role, you need to take proactive steps to succeed. Get the practical guidance you need with The Reluctant Leader.

About the Author

Eva C. Doyle earned an MBA from the University of Maryland Smith School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Tennessee.
She has worked for a bank, a software company, and the Department of Defense, spending much of her career focused on improving employee skill sets and job performance.