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Simple Solutions: Harness the Power of Passion and Simplicity to Get Results
by Tom Schmitt and Arnold Perl

Published by Wiley

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Despite the seemingly endless challenges and pressures in today's workplace, many people are firm in their resolve to assume leadership roles and make a difference. One of the barriers they face is that there simply isn't a clear-cut path to follow. This inside look at a uniquely effective style of leadership remedies that and guides the reader along the path taken by these two proven leaders. 

Written by Tom Schmitt, a longtime FedEx executive, and internationally renowned management attorney and community leader Arnold Perl, Simple Solutions explains how their style of leadership combines tried-and-true tactics that really work with new leadership metrics that are highly effective in today's high-performance benchmark company. Simplicity is the underlying concept of this style of leadership. The fast-changing and competitive world of business can look exceedingly complex. But Simple Solutions reveals how even the most complex problem can be broken down into simple components and solved using the right tools and the right amount of leadership passion. 

Great leadership, as revealed here, is both highly practical and deeply inspirational because it mixes logical leadership skills with creativity and personality. Schmitt and Perl include real advice from effective leaders and real case studies that reveal the ins and outs of truly effective corporate leadership. You'll find expert guidance and real-world insight on making collaboration work, pursuing breakthrough goals, tailoring leadership styles to fit team needs, assembling great teams, and inspiring your people to ever higher levels of success. 

But this is much more than a guide to leadership theory; not only does Simple Solutions reveal that the art of great leadership can be learned, it also teaches you that art. You'll learn how to take complex business ideas and turn them into simple solutions and how to apply those solutions to your own organization. You'll see how the heart of quality leadership is the ability to boil things down to their essence, see issues in their simplest forms, and find the simplest answers to problems. 

When it comes to leadership, simple is better. If you're searching for answers in the maze of big business, try these Simple Solutions

pub date: 2006-12-05 | hardcover | 9780470048184