"Traveler, there is no path, the path must be forged as you walk." (Antonio Machado)
Good leadership can be learned. With the help of numerous practical examples, this Little Book of Leadership points out the guiding stars good leaders should follow to achieve this, as well as identifying the main pitfalls.
This book is intended both as an incentive and a compass. As an incentive to put you on your own path to becoming an even better leader. And as a compass to show where good leaders focus their actions. This book spells out what leaders can achieve, and how.
Franziska Plesser has worked for ten years as CEO of a trade association for the construction industry and has gathered wide-ranging leadership experience in this role and through cooperation with numerous companies.
Franziska Plesser is a lawyer, author and editor-in-chief of an association magazine. She regularly writes on topics other than construction in her own column.
Bertram Valentin has over 20 years of leadership experience. As its CEO, he grew the German branch of a Scottish financial services provider from a startup to a well-respected provider with half a million customers and 400 employees.
Bertram Valentin studied mathematics and earned an MBA from INSEAD. He has been a freelance executive coach and consultant since 2012 (www.valentinconsulting.de).