The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World by Jon Gordon
When some people hear the words “positive leadership” they roll their eyes because they think “Pollyanna positive” where life is full of unicorns and rainbows. But the truth is that we are not positive because life is easy, we are positive because life can be hard!
As a leader, we face numerous obstacles, negativity, and tests. There will be times when it seems as if everything in the world is conspiring against our vision, which sometimes seems more like a fantasy than a reality. For Jon Gordon, this is why positive leadership is essential!
Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. It is the real stuff that makes great leaders great, the research is clear. Being a positive leader is not just a nice way to lead, it is the way to lead to develop a great culture, unite an organization in the face of adversity, develop a connected and committed team and achieve excellence and superior results.
There is a power associated with positive leadership and the framework, stories, and the practices in this book can start the process.
Jon Gordon is the author of numerous bestselling books and his inspirational talks have motivated audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by countless Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals, sports teams, and nonprofits.