Fusion Leadership Book
Fusion Leadership: Unleashing the Movement of Monday Morning Enthusiasts
Amazon Best Seller
Dudley R. Slater and Steven T. Taylor combine the powerful stories of eight prominent leaders with Slater’s own journey of becoming the leader he is and aspires to be in Fusion Leadership – Unleashing the Movement of Monday Morning Enthusiasts.
The wisdom and experience of Slater and other Fusion Leaders illuminate the goals of the Movement—to create a motivated workforce committed to its members and to ignite a common passion that provides individuals with self-fulfillment, and the organization with increased success.
When leaders reward the collective ego at the same level they attend to their selfish egos, their organizations not only make greater progress, but they fulfill the universal human desire to find meaning in work.
Utilizing an engaging narrative format, Fusion Leadership touches on a variety of challenges leaders face every day. Among the topics covered: techniques to provide support to front line workers, modeling appropriate behavior and conversations in meetings, addressing fair pay issues, putting aside ego to effectively lead a team, and demonstrating mutual respect toward lower-level employees and helping them connect their job to the larger vision.
Sharing both his successes and missteps, Slater generates hope and optimism that when leaders practice these concepts, they can not only equip their companies to rise to virtually any challenge and deliver exponential results, but start a movement that will extend well beyond their workplace to society as a whole.
"A Must Read for Anyone Leading an Organization..."
It is a must read for anyone leading an organization and looking to create a committed workforce with a common passion that can outperform the competition.
-Michael Marchi, COO, American Standard Brands (retired) and president & CEO, Grohe Americas (retired)
"I Fully Intend to Apply these Principles..."
This book helped me truly understand how Dudley was able to guide Integra through some very difficult economic times to become a real success. I fully intend to apply his Fusion Leadership principles in managing my own business. I fully intend to apply his Fusion Leadership principles in managing my own business.
-John Hunt, managing director, Abry Partners
"Leadership is Earned Not Bestowed..."
Leadership is earned not bestowed. This book will change the way you view leadership and show you how to enhance your company’s enterprise value by earning your employees’ respect and loyalty. Former CEO Dudley Slater engages you with personal stories and interviews of CEOs who have learned how to harness the power of fully engaged employees.
-Carlyn R. Taylor, global co-leader of corporate finance & restructuring, FTI Consulting
"A Must-Read for any Current or Aspiring Leader..."
Fusion Leadership goes to the core question of how to engage workers in any organization, recognizing that its not your title or rank that inspires others, and offers a practical road-map and fresh perspective, shared through entertaining, real-world stories. A must read for any current or aspiring leader.
-Bill Cooney, air force general and president and deputy CEO, USAA (retired)
"Help Others Reach their Full Leadership Potential..."
Masterful in its humility, candor, and powerful storytelling, Dudley Slater's reflection on leadership displays a deep understanding of and reverence for his subject. The book reflects an earnest desire to help others reach their full leadership potential and avoids the common pitfall of simply relaying a personal "success story". Slater clearly cares more about the cause of his message than causing the reader to think well of the messenger. People who aspire to lead others well--at any level of any organization--will be well-served by this book and will return to it again and again for its practical wisdom.
-Mark Ganz, president and CEO, Cambia Health Solutions
"Breaks through the Clutter..."
There has been a great deal written on leadership. Slater breaks through the clutter with a practical, candid, engaging and relatable roadmap for leading an organization of any size, in any industry.
-Art Winkleblack, EVP & CFO, HJ Heinz (retired)
"A Fresh Perspective on Company Culture..."
Dudley Slater has done something that is difficult to do: write a business book that offers a fresh perspective on company culture. Together with his own valuable experiences as CEO of Integra Telecom, Slater seamlessly weaves in other leadership perspectives on how to empower your workforce and improve an organizational culture. Well worth the read.
-Merritt Paulson, Owner and CEO of the Portland Thorns and MLS Champion Portland Timbers
"A Practical, Engaging Tool Box..."
Fusion Leadership makes a compelling case that great organizations build true value by investing in people, providing a practical, engaging tool box for any leader who wants to achieve transformative results. The fresh perspective provided by Fusion Leadership makes this a “go to” resource for any leader.
-Brendan Scollans, partner, and Jan Vesely, director, EQT Partners
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