by Marlene Caroselli

Leadership Skills for New Managers

Table of Contents

Preface (download as pdf file)

Chapter 1. What Is a Leader?
What Is a Manager?
What Is a Leader?
What Traits Do Leaders Exhibit?
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 1
Download pdf file of Chapter 1

Chapter 2. The Leader as Visionary
See the Invisible
Welcome Change
Appreciate Vulnerability
Share Knowledge
Attack Complacency
Energize Others
Follow Through
Set Ethical Standards
Assess Yourself
Vision, Courage, Realism, Energy, and Ethics
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 2

Chapter 3. The Leader as Problem-Solver
Divergent Skills
Convergent Skills
Types of Thinking, Revisited
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 3

Chapter 4. The Leader as Team-Builder
The Big Picture
Differing Skills
Keys to Successful Teams
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 4

Chapter 5. The Leader as Manager
Managing Stress
Managing Time
Managing Emotions
Managing Energy
Managing People
How Much Are You Managing to Manage?
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 5

Chapter 6. The Leader as Communicator
Ability to Think on Your Feet
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 6

Chapter 7. The Leader as Power Distributor
The Leaderís Use of Power
Defining Power
Knowledge Is Power
Power Politics
Power Struggles
Power and Your Potential as a Leader
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 7

Chapter 8. The Leader as Liaison
Fitting the Pieces Together
Forming Strategic Alliances
The Six Cís of Partnering
The Trust Factor
A Word to the Wise
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 8

Chapter 9. The Leader as Planner
Long-Range Plans
Medium-Range Plans
Short-Term Plans
Shattering the Myths
Planning Tools
Things to Remember
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 9

Chapter 10. The Leader as ... Leader
The Leader Defined
The Leader as Visionary
The Leader as Problem-Solver
The Leader as Team-Builder
The Leader as Manager
The Leader as Communicator
The Leader as Power Distributor
The Leader as Liaison
The Leader as Planner
Your Action Plan
The Leader as Leader
Managerís Checklist for Chapter 10

ISBN for this title: 0-07-136430-7

About the Author

Marlene Caroselli is a prolific writer whose 40 books can be found at Amazon.com or her Web site: hometown.aol.com/mccpd. She contributes frequently to Stephen Coveyís Excellence magazine, Lakewood Publicationsí sales newsletters, and various other e-columns, sourcebooks, and annuals. In addition, she presents training and keynote addresses for federal and state agencies, corporations, and numerous other organizations.

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