7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis
IN THIS SUMMARY
Crisis is the defining moment for a leader. It pushes leaders to their limits and tests whether they will be able to hold true to their beliefs under the toughest of circumstances. In 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, author Bill George offers readers seven essential lessons for facing unprecedented crisis and enormous pressure, explaining that when handled appropriately, crisis can be an opportunity for long-term success.
According to George, truly excellent leaders know the importance of following their “True North” – their internal compass of beliefs, values, and principles that guide them through life. 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis provides leaders a guidebook to understand their inner compasses, rise to the occasion, and skillfully navigate treacherous seas. Leaders who follow their “True North” are able to lead themselves and their organizations through crisis by having self-awareness, self-confidence, and the ability to take responsibility for failure.