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The Leader Habit

Master the Skills You Need to Lead in Just Minutes a Day

By Martin Lanik
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The Leader Habit: Master the Skills You Need to Lead in Just Minutes a Day by Martin Lanik

The Leader Habit (2018) details an approach to leadership development that favors practice and habit learning over rote learning of knowledge. By looking at the ways habits are developed, and by breaking down the skills necessary for successful leadership into microbehaviors, these blinks offer a structure for becoming a better leader through short training exercises.

  • Wallflowers looking to improve their leadership skills
  • Business school students and entrepreneurs
  • Strivers who’ve failed to keep a New Year’s resolution

Martin Lanik is the CEO of Pinsight, a consultancy firm that fosters leadership development. His approach, which entails short practice sessions spread over a day, has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Chief Learning Officer and Monster.com. The technique has been implemented in companies including AIG and CenturyLink. Lanik has a PhD from Colorado State University in industrial-organizational psychology.

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