It’s not every day that you get the chance to talk to a leading HR professional who has been in the game for a decade.
But in the context of our industry, it’s often not even the right time to speak.
When I first started working at HR, I wasn’t prepared to be asked for my opinion.
But with this book, I am now more confident in the knowledge I have about leadership and the skills I have developed to manage the pressures and challenges that come with that.
The book’s authors are well-versed in HR theory and practice, and their research has proven invaluable to me in my career as a recruiter, HR consultant, and the president of a leading recruitment firm.
But I also learned a lot about leadership from reading this book.
What is leadership?
The best-selling book on leadership, The Four Pillars of Leadership, by James Fox (Simon & Schuster, 2015), is a must-read for anyone in the HR space.
This book offers a detailed and concise overview of leadership, the roles and responsibilities of a leader, and what it takes to get things done in an organisation.
This guide covers topics like: how to build a strong team, manage relationships, and make sure that everyone feels respected, valued, and appreciated.
Leadership theoryThe book offers an in-depth examination of the roles of leaders in organisations.
The authors break down key principles of leadership from their own experiences as leaders in their careers and in the workplace.
The book goes on to explain how leaders are different from managers, what factors determine whether a leader is successful or not, and how to apply leadership theory to your own role.
The best part of this book is that the book has the resources to make sure you can read it while you’re in the office.
I was excited to learn that this book has all the resources it needs to make you a leader.
Here are the top tips and techniques I used in this book:Key points:1.
Learn to use the Four Pillar of Leadership to manage your team, relationships, clients, and your career.
The four pillars of leadership are: competence, leadership, integrity, and trust.
In the book, they’re grouped into four pillars: competence; leadership; integrity; and trust in order to understand and apply leadership.
This helps you apply the right techniques to every stage of your career, and you’ll become an effective leader if you follow them.2.
Be able to communicate effectively with clients, managers, and other team members.
The more information you have about a client, the better.
A team of five is a team of four, but the team can be even more powerful if you have the ability to communicate your message and your team’s needs with a clear, concise, and personal way.3.
Make sure that your communication style is relevant to your team.
You need to know when to use language that makes sense to your target audience, and when to avoid jargon.4.
Develop a strong relationship with your team members to build trust.
This is especially important if you’re a senior manager.
When you have a strong, long-term relationship with a team member, it can help you stay focused on the work you’re doing and avoid distractions.
The best part about this book?
It’s an easy-to-read, concise guide.
You don’t need a complicated plan or an extensive research to get started.
The content is easy to digest and gives you all the tools you need to get the job done.
Read the review: The Four Pills of Leadership: Why it matters and how it’s applied in the modern HR environmentThe book is a valuable resource for any HR professional.
And it’s available on Amazon in paperback and ebook formats.
If you’re interested in a hardcopy, you can purchase it at Amazon.
I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in leadership and their job.