Short Paragraph : State The Title Essay

762 Words Jul 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Opening paragraph: State the title, author(s), and date of the book. Summarize what the book is about. How is it related to leadership? Why did you select this book?

The book I chose was entitled, Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders: The Three Essential Principles You Need to Become an Extraordinary Leader written in 2011 by Rajeev Peshawaria. The book gives you a guideline on what it takes to be a successful and effective leader. He believes that for leaders to be successful they must follow these three principles:
1. Identify sources of unlimited emotional energy to fuel themselves (energize yourself)
2. Enlist a few co-leaders and align their energy toward a shared purpose (energize the core team of co-leaders)
3. Galvanize the energy of large numbers of people to create sustainable collective success (energize the whole enterprise).
He talks about what is wrong in organizations today and as a leader progresses their leadership should become a task of implementing and sustaining the corporate culture.

Peshawaria believes that leadership is “the art of harnessing human energy toward a creation of a better future.” That is the basis of principle one. The second principle is based on the acronym RED (role, environment, development) and how crucial those three things are for a manager to understand. The third principle is based on that job does not produce results, and it is to create conditions that will harness the energy of your subordinates to enable a…

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