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Look Inside. This third edition of an international bestseller—over 2 million copies sold worldwide and translated into 33 languages—details how its powerful insights on motivation, conflict, and collaboration can benefit organizations as well as individuals. Since its original publication in , Leadership and Self-Deception has become an international word-of-mouth phenomenon. Rather than tapering off, it sells more copies every year.
Leadership and Self-Deception uses an entertaining story everyone can relate to about a man facing challenges at work and at home to expose the fascinating ways that we blind ourselves to our true motivations and unwittingly sabotage the effectiveness of our own efforts to achieve happiness and increase happiness.
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The result is not self-remorse or punishment but a glimpse of a life to be lived with integrity and freed of the boundaries and constraints we inflict upon ourselves and others. I was stunned by the truth of it and the simple solution. Our entire management has now read it. It has been a building block for our personal and organizational development. We are amazed at what it has helped us achieve.
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Leadership and Self-Deception: Why Your Team Needs This Book
Pick up the key ideas in the book with this quick summary. Perhaps because of this, more and more people are starting to feel that they are superior to others and their needs are more important than those of the people around them. Leadership and Self-Deception explains that this mentality is in fact a form of self-deception, and very harmful to our private and professional lives. The book explains how innocently we get infected with this virus of self-deception by simply ignoring our most natural instincts. Finally, you will also find out how you can stop the vicious cycle of self-deception to become a better leader, a more effective worker as well as a kinder, more helpful person.
Leadership and Self-Deception Summary and Review
Since its original publication in , Leadership and Self-Deception has become a word-of-mouth phenomenon. This book shows how the problems that typically prevent superior performance in organizations and cause conflicts in our personal lives are the result of a little-known problem called self-deception. When trapped in self-deception, we live and work as if trapped in a box. But there is a way out.