Leadership Core

Character, Competence, Capacity

Non-Fiction - Business/Finance
360 Pages
Reviewed on 04/07/2021
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Author Biography

Dr. Daniels is the Founder of The Leadership Development Group with 30,000 LinkedIn Group members who are global leadership practitioners. His first book won national and regional book awards. Leadership Briefs: Shaping Organizational Culture to Stretch Leadership Capacity. Dick contributed a chapter, Leadership Musings, in the annual Building Bridges volume from the International Leadership Association, Leadership and Power in International Development: Navigating the Intersection of Gender, Culture, Context, and Sustainability. The 2019 volume was awarded the R. Wayne Pace Book of the Year by the Academy of Human Resource Development. Daniels serves as VP of Consulting Services for Right Management Florida and Caribbean. The grandfather of seven, he has also written the first two of three children’s picture books featuring them in the nationally awarded, Oak Street Treehouse.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Leadership Core (Leadership Multipliers) by Dick Daniels addresses the issues often faced by leaders in their organizations and shares his thoughts about culture as the context in which he terms the Leadership Core. The author also looks into the often missing link between learning and development as a leader and the strategies that will aid organizations in building their leadership culture. Leaders are lifetime learners, and they keep improving on their competence and character which influences their capacity as leaders. The book has good leadership lessons which are practical, creative, and current, and they can be used in various ways by readers from different strata as they realize the importance of blending competence with character and capacity.

Dick Daniels tackles the topic with expertise. Leadership Core is a handy manual on leadership that guides all leaders to hone their leadership skills, and also builds new leaders in organizations. The topic has been dealt with extensively, expansively, and methodically, helping readers comprehend his tools and strategies easily to incorporate these into their challenging and daily situations in their organizations. The author's words are motivational and encouraging and have everything a leader is looking for to better themselves and lead others. The organization is healthier when the leader is healthy, and reading this book is a good way to look at the entire organizational culture and leadership. The author's perfect understanding of leadership, organizations, and organizational skills is what makes this book a must-read and a must-have by all those who are leaders in an organization or aspiring to become leaders.