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Easy Eco-Auditing sets out to "enable you to carry out a basic eco-audit of your home and workplace, and so join the millions of others across the world who are already taking action to save our environment and lessen the effects of the climate crisis brought about by a dangerous build-up of greenhouse gases."
This book delivers on this promise leaving the reader the challenge to take on and implement the many, but individually simple, steps and suggestions outlined.
For those of us who need constant reminding of what is at stake (no less than our future and that of our children), the introduction and first chapter lay out the current situation and the need for action… Read more
18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
John Adair published THE first book on Leadership Development in 1968, another one was published 5 years later. The library of congress now holds 94,000 volumes, leadership has been split into a complexity of over 420 "competencies" identified by a multitude of authors.
A simpler picture is needed. Some clear thinking and some proven research.
"How to Grow Leaders" delivers this in an engaging way, logical and drawing on a vast hinterland of knowledge.
The first part summarises what is needed in terms of Generic Qualities, Action and the situation to define excellent leadership at the team, operational and strategic level. He is nervous of the trend to look at "follower… Read more