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Publisher's Summary

Savvy advice for developing the necessary skills to become a vital part of any management team
Today's IT leaders are faced with an unprecedented leadership and organizational challenge. The entire landscape has changed over the past few years and it is now time for leaders and organizations to re-invent themselves to meet the new order. IT leaders need to redefine their role into one of being a trusted business advisor. IT Leadership Manual provides you with a set of specific recommendations and suggestions to assist you in your self-evaluations and to develop a personal plan for the future. It helps you build the leader in you, as well as how to become a formidable competitor in your own right.

Essential coverage of one of the most demanded IT topics
Helps you redefine your role from IT leader into trusted business advisor
Discusses leadership style, building out your network, achieving balance, the art of sales, and more
Written for IT managers and executives
Helps you transform from the backroom support service to a recognized member of the leadership team
Gives you the tools to migrate to today's expectations; Innovation, collaboration, influencer, trusted advisor
Traditional skills no longer apply. Organizations are now demanding a new set of expectations from IT leaders. IT Leadership Manual reveals how you can adopt new styles to make the transformation from IT manager to top management.
©2012 John Wiley & Sons (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Alan Guibord has written a book that every current and aspiring IT leader should consider mandatory reading. With rising expectations from the C-suite and an increasingly complex and ever-changing business environment, the demands on IT leaders have never been greater. This book highlights the new set of 'soft skills' that are critical for success today. Loaded with practical, real-world lessons based on Guibord's thirty-five years of experience, this book will help you develop and refine your own leadership style and build a foundation for successful leadership."(Dan Roberts, CEO and President, Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc.)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Jumanne on 06-07-16

great insight into leadership

great insight into into charting your path towards leadership.
with dedication, the guidance provided in this book will greatly assist towards improving your leadership nature of your life as a whole

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4 out of 5 stars
By nada on 07-06-16

A very well 8 hours spent

Take 8 hours of your life and listen to this book. Great story and suggestion.

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