The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead


Author: Rob-Jan de Jong
Pub Date: January 2015
Print Edition: $27.95
Print ISBN: 9780814449073
Page Count: 288
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814449080

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“This book is a very rare gem among leadership books….provides pragmatic techniques for looking at the road ahead and translating it into actionable insights.” --Sources of Insight

“[In Anticipate, de Jong] has done a great job of demystifying vision.”

“Business consultant Rob-Jan de Jong’s erudite treatment outlines the importance of having vision. He explains how to develop your visionary abilities by being open-minded, using your imagination, and learning and applying vision-development techniques and practices. getAbstract recommends this useful, intriguing guide to the development and use of vision to leaders and to those who want to lead.”--getAbstract

“Rob-Jan de Jong draws on extensive research offering practical guidance and concrete techniques to help any leader become more visionary.” -- Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog

“…takes the concept of the ‘visionary’ off its pedestal, and puts it on a level that’s accessible for everyone.” -- MindTools

“Every good leader must have a convincing vision for the future, but how do you get one? This book tells you how.” --Leading Business Books

“…explores four purposes of vision, four progressive levels that lay the information foundation for a sound vision, and two vital vision-building skills that leaders must strengthen.” --Associations Now

“..practical lessons that not only apply to the ambitious white collar corporate community but also everyday small business owners looking to refocus their long term business direction.” --International Book Review

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