Ready to Lead?
Prepare to Think & Act Like a Successful Leader

By Enda Larkin
December 2007
Pearson / Prentice Hall
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273715061
169 Pages, Illustrated, 6 x 9 1/4"
$45.00 Paper Original

Are you ready to be a great leader? What does it take and what will people expect?

As a first time leader, do you really understand why you should try to lead and not simply manage? Do you have what it takes? Do you know what people expect?  Can you make it happen every day? With Get Ready To Lead you can as it demystifies leadership and offers you practical advice to help you as you first begin to think and then act like a successful leader.

This book

First time leaders face the greatest leadership challenges on a day to day basis. Make sure you’re prepared for the demands expected and know how to work them to the best advantage with this ultimate "how to" management guide.





Part 1 - Leadership Mindset

1 - Leading and Managing; what’s the link? 

2 – The Need to Lead 

Part 2 - Leadership Profile

3 - Leadership Qualities 

4 - Leadership Behaviour

Part 3 - Core leadership Skills 

5 - Communication 

6 - Leadership Styles 

Part 4 –Teambuilding Challenges

7 - Your Team  

8 – Common Teambuilding Concerns 

Part 5 - Setting Personal Goals

9 - Setting Personal Goals 

10 – The Five Goals 

Part 6 – Making an Impact

11 – Choosing your leadership style 

12 – Building your Team  

Looking Ahead 



Mr Enda Larkin has extensive experience in management development, working closely with first time and young leaders in helping them to develop their leadership potential. He has operated as an independent consultant since 1994 and has managed diverse consulting projects across a wide range of industry sectors in Ireland, UK, Europe and the Middle East.

With a focus on leadership development, he has first hand experience of the challenges faced by first time leaders and has trained and coached over 10,000 such individuals over the past fifteen years.

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