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Thursday, December 06, 2012

 

Erika Andersen: Leading So People Will Follow - Blog Business Success Radio

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Blogger, leadership trainer, consultant, and founding partner of Proteus International, and author of the engaging and timeless wisdom filled book Leading So People Will Follow, Erika Andersen, describes how despite many books and much training on the subject, truly great leadership remains rare. In today's challenging economic climate, talented leadership is needed more than ever. Erika Andersen addresses this leadership challenge by presenting an alternative approach. Erika offers a strategy and methodology for how to lead so people will follow. Erika Andersen draws on the leadership stories found in classic fairytales from around the world. From these stories, Erika distills the six characteristics that followers seek and look for in leaders. Erika Andersen also describes how a leader doesn't achieve results alone, and shares the three key types of supporters that successful leaders should seek out, and to gain assistance from them.

Erika Andersen is my internet radio show guest on Blog Business Success; hosted live on BlogTalkRadio.

The show airs live on Thursday, December 6, at 8:00 pm Eastern Time; 5:00 pm Pacific Time.

Blogger, leadership trainer, consultant, and founding partner of Proteus International, and author of the engaging and timeless wisdom filled book Leading So People Will Follow, Erika Andersen, describes how despite many books and much training on the subject, truly great leadership remains rare. You will learn:

* Why great leadership is rare despite a growing need for more leaders

* How great leaders have been described through folklore and fairytale

* The six leadership attributes essential for outstanding leadership

* Three special guides and supporters needed by leaders to achieve the vision


Since 1980, Erika Andersen (photo left) has developed a reputation for creating approaches to learning and business-building that are uniquely tailored to her clients’ challenges, goals, and culture. She and her colleagues at Proteus International, inc. offer practical methods and skills for individuals, teams, and companies to clarify and then achieve their hoped-for-future.

Much of her recent work has focused on organizational visioning and strategy, executive coaching, and management and leadership development. In these capacities she has served as consultant and advisor to the CEOs and top executives of a number of corporations, including MTV Networks, Rockwell Automation, Turner Broadcasting, GE, TJX, NBC Universal, Union Square Hospitality Group, and Cablevision Corporation.

She has been invited to share her insights about managing people and creating successful businesses by speaking to corporations, non-profit groups and national associations. Her books and learning guides have been translated into Spanish, Turkish, German, French, Russian and Chinese, and she has been quoted in a variety of national publications, including Glamour, Fortune and The New York Times. She is the author of Growing Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People into Extraordinary Performers (Portfolio, 2006) and Being Strategic: Plan for Success; Out-Think Your Competitors; Stay Ahead of Change (St. Martin’s Press, May 2009), and the author and host of Being Strategic with Erika Andersen on Public Television

My book review of Leading So People Will Follow by Erika Andersen.

My book review of Being Strategic: Plan for Success; Out-Think Your Competitors; Stay Ahead of Change by Erika Andersen.

My book review of Growing Great Employees: Turning Ordinary People into Extraordinary Performers by Erika Andersen.

Listen live on Thursday at 8:00 pm Eastern, 5:00 pm Pacific time.

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If you miss this very informative show, it will be available for free download as a podcast for iPod, iTunes, and MP3 players; or play it right on your computer. To download this, or any other of my guest interviews, go to the Blog Business Success host page and click on Archived Segments. Once there, click on the podcast icon at the end of the episode description, to download the show free of charge for your listening enjoyment. You can also subscribe to the show feed.

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To call in questions for my guest, the number is: (347) 996-5832

Let's talk with Blogger, leadership trainer, consultant, and founding partner of Proteus International, and author of the engaging and timeless wisdom filled book Leading So People Will Follow, Erika Andersen, describes how despite many books and much training on the subject, truly great leadership remains rare. In today's challenging economic climate, talented leadership is needed more than ever. Erika Andersen addresses this leadership challenge by presenting an alternative approach. Erika offers a strategy and methodology for how to lead so people will follow. Erika Andersen draws on the leadership stories found in classic fairytales from around the world. From these stories, Erika distills the six characteristics that followers seek and look for in leaders. Erika Andersen also describes how a leader doesn't achieve results alone, and shares the three key types of supporters that successful leaders should seek out, and to gain assistance from them on Blog Business Success Radio.

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