Book Why should the boss listen to you? : the seven disciplines of the trusted strategic advisor / James E. Lukaszewski.
Publication year: c2008.
Call Number HD69.C6 L853 2008
Media class: Book
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, a Wiley Imprint
ISBN: 9780787996185 0787996181
Extent: xliv, 188 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"This book shows consultants and advisors how to become the best, most selfless, client-focused consultant and advisor they can possibly be while also providing the leaders who employ consultants with a working tool to teach advisors how to consult effectively, how to set appropriate expectations for them, and how to better serve"--Publisher description.
Introduction : leaders and their advisors -- Part 1. The realities of advising top executives. How leaders think and operate : the pressures, what matters, the obstacles, and the solutions -- What leaders expect -- Achieving maximum impact -- Part 2. The seven disciplines. Be trustworthy -- Become a verbal visionary -- Develop a management perspective -- Think strategically -- Be a window to tomorrow : understand the power of patterns -- Advise constructively -- Show the boss how to use your advice -- Conclusion : you are the table.