On Tuesday, June 18th at 6:30 PM, The Book Stall (811 Elm Street in Winnetka) is pleased to present another episode of “The Book Stall Talks Business,” an on-going series the gives Book Stall audiences information they can apply to their own work and career. Our guest this evening is Scott Miller, author of Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, a perfect read for fans of Radical Candor, Dare to Lead, and Mastering Leadership. This event is free and open to the public. We ask that you purchase your books from The Book Stall if you enter the book-signing queue.
Scott Miller knows what it’s like to fail. He was demoted from his first leadership position after only three weeks—and that’s just one of several messy management stories in Management Mess to Leadership Success. Scott’s not alone. Everyone fails. But something sets Scott apart: he knows that failure is not a synonym for unwanted retirement.
Scott knows firsthand what it’s like to go from out-of-touch boss to team-growing leader. In Management Mess to Leadership Success, you’ll find 30 leadership challenges, honed by FranklinCovey through years of research, instructional programs, and executive consultancy, and illustrated with the real-life experiences shared by someone who’s lived these challenges.
Leaders aren’t hired to maintain the status quo. The whole point of leadership is to create positive (often radical) change. Sometimes, that means watching someone you’ve coached succeed—and maybe even surpass you. Sometimes, it means saying “no” more often than saying “yes.” But always, it means improving yourself and your team in new and unconventional ways. Dare to do the unexpected—dare to lead.
Management Mess to Leadership Success combines the wisdom, expertise, and practical advice of successful leaders with how to make effective changes to your leadership strategies. Learn how to:
- Lead difficult conversations and celebrate success
- Inspire trust, actively listen, and challenge paradigms
- Put the right people in the right jobs
- Create a clear and actionable vision
- Accomplish your Wildly Important Goals
- Get the right results—in the right way
Scott's book comes to us from the company behind The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Having been with FranklinCovey for 23 years, Scott Jeffrey Miller serves as the Executive Vice President of Thought Leadership. He is the host of On Leadership with Scott Miller, a weekly leadership webcast, podcast and newsletter featuring interviews with renowned business titans, authors and thought leaders. His radio show and podcast—Great Life, Great Career with Scott Miller on iHeart Media’s KNRS 105.7—provides insight and strategies to assist listeners in becoming more effective as business leaders and to improve their personal performance.
Scott has worked with thousands of clients and client facilitators in numerous markets in over 30 countries. He has presented to hundreds of audiences across every industry and loves to share his own, unique leadership journey in today’s culture and world, which greatly value unfiltered leadership.
Scott and and his wife live in Salt Lake City, Utah with their three sons
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