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The Dichotomy of Leadership

By Jocko Willink,Leif Babin
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Isbn : 1250195780
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 749
  • File Pdf: the-dichotomy-of-leadership.pdf

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THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Extreme Ownership comes a new and revolutionary approach to help leaders recognize and attain the leadership balance crucial to victory. With their first book, Extreme Ownership (published in October 2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin set a new standard for leadership, challenging readers to become better leaders, better followers, and better people, in both their professional and personal lives. Now, in THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP, Jocko and Leif dive even deeper into the unchartered and complex waters of a concept first introduced in Extreme Ownership: finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. Here, Willink and Babin get granular into the nuances that every successful leader must navigate. Mastering the Dichotomy of Leadership requires understanding when to lead and when to follow; when to aggressively maneuver and when to pause and let things develop; when to detach and let the team run and when to dive into the details and micromanage. In addition, every leader must: · Take Extreme Ownership of everything that impacts their mission, yet utilize Decentralize Command by giving ownership to their team. · Care deeply about their people and their individual success and livelihoods, yet look out for the good of the overall team and above all accomplish the strategic mission. · Exhibit the most important quality in a leader—humility, but also be willing to speak up and push back against questionable decisions that could hurt the team and the mission. With examples from the authors’ combat and training experiences in the SEAL teams, and then a demonstration of how each lesson applies to the business world, Willink and Babin clearly explain THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP—skills that are mission-critical for any leader and any team to achieve their ultimate goal: VICTORY.

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自律,不是你我的敵人,而是最佳盟友。 獲得自由的唯一方法,就是自律。 亂吃一通,睡眠不足,意志力薄弱,做事「拖、懶、慢」。總是放不下一堆蠢事,卻忽略了最重要的事。天啊,我難道就這樣過完一生嗎? 暢銷書《主管這樣帶人就對了》(Extreme Ownership)作者喬可.威林克(Jocko Willink),在本書指出,紀律(discipline)絕不容許這些事情發生! 提到「紀律」,很多人想到主管訓斥部屬,或是父母管教子女,紀律似乎伴隨著責罵或懲罰之類的負面印象。甚至一般人以為紀律等於要克制自己無法有所選擇,代表不能享受生活或失去自我。很多人把紀律當成敵人,好像遵守紀律等於失去自由。另外有一群人,貪圖當下的滿足,甚至忍不住抄捷徑。 本書作者威林克指出,這正是問題所在,也是天大的謊言。事實上,捷徑根本是假的;輕鬆取巧純屬謊言,唯有紀律才是王道。 威林克在書中提出贏得成功的必備法則,這是他在美國海豹部隊服役20年期間所學習的成功法則,那就是紀律。 自高中畢業後,作者花費人生大部份時間在海豹部隊裡,從小兵一直獲提拔晉升,最後成為特種部隊指揮官,帶領部隊參與伊拉克戰爭。無論從軍或日常生活,他向來堅持自己的原則,那就是加強修練身心,以?到成就生活中各個層面的自由。 大部份的書籍,教人如何克服障礙和達到目標,卻沒有告訴我們,最重要的關鍵因素在於「守紀律」,也就是自律。本書作者威林克提供完整的藍圖,從制定自律的策略到克服弱點的戰術,指導我們征服「拖、懶、慢」的心魔。此外,他也特別為初學者、中階和高階者提供健身訓練的指導,甚至教導我們如何培養最好的睡眠習慣,注重飲食、克服甜食的誘惑,達到保持最佳體能、強化心智的目的。 你管不了別人,只管得了自己,你的意志由你掌控。守紀律不但不會失去自由,而且,我們可以因此擺脫「拖、懶、慢」的擺布,避免浪費時間,比以往更強壯、更敏捷,大幅提升健康。 跟隨書中的建議,會發現由內至外的改變,變得更強壯、更機智、更靈活和更健康,最後,你會發現找到真正屬於自己的自由。 |專業推薦| ?本書作者威林克引導大家去認識自我、釐清自我的目標,持續付諸行動。過去的創傷、挫敗與痛苦都跟現在的思考與行動都沒有關係,無須受制於過去,而是朝向自己決定好的目標而行動。如果我們開始實踐書中的建議,你會慢慢發現「紀律」與「自由」這看似對立的兩端將連接在一起,原來精神上的自由源於內在秩序的建構,就像威林克的建議,如果我們能下定決心,不計利益得失,擁抱這股冰冷又無情的力量,精神上就會感到無比的自由。 ——徐國峰(運動作家) ??太方便的生活不是真的自由,你只會愈來愈弱。找到自我認同與人生哲學,你才能確保自己做的事符合性格、天賦與興趣。如此一來,你做每一件事都是同時在訓練自己與貢獻世界。當你做這些事的時候,你變得更強,世界也變得更好,而你始終樂在其中。這是建立永續紀律的基礎。唯有建立紀律,你才能得到真正的自由。 ——蔡志浩(認知心理學家) ?別再放任自己的惰性,因為那不會讓你找到更高的使命。如果你想要成就某些事情,即便只是成就自己,唯一該做的,就是「贏過昨天的自己。」不管你想成就自己還是改變世界,自由與成功的唯一方案就是開發自己、持續進步。說穿了,就是「紀律」二字而已。 ——詹益鑑(BioHub Taiwan 助理執行長) ? 出版社 經濟新潮社 (城邦)


By 喬可.威林克(Jocko Willink)、 萊夫.巴賓(Leif Babin)
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : 聯經出版事業公司
  • Isbn : 9570857986
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 238
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從最殘酷的戰場,學習最寶貴的教訓 領導的精髓在於平衡各項對立特質,以邁向最終的勝利 ★★暢銷書《主管這樣帶人就對了》領導原則全面升級 ★★美國海軍海豹特種部隊軍官,伊拉克戰場經驗完美傳承 ★★丁菱娟(影響力學院創辦人)平衡推薦 ▏▍▌▋▊▉█ 在以下情況中,請試著做出你的抉擇 █▉▊▋▌▍▏ █ 狀況一 ▍你的身分:專案經理 ▍面臨狀況:受大環境影響,公司某專案長期經營狀況不佳,已拖累公司的整體營運業績 ▍你的抉擇: (A)不離不棄,持續以公司其他專案的利潤補貼該專案的虧損 (B)忍痛割捨,保障公司其他員工,並強化企業的體質 █ 狀況二 ▍你的身分:第一線小主管 ▍面臨狀況:公司更換全新的作業軟體,但第一線員工意興闌珊,不太願意認真地使用這套系統 ▍你的抉擇: (A)將績效獎金與系統使用率做連結,強迫員工使用新系統 (B)換回舊系統,犧牲新系統的效率與方便性 █ 狀況三 ▍你的身分:電話行銷副理 ▍面臨狀況:公司已擬出完美的電話行銷應對規則,模擬各種狀況與客戶反映的應答方式,但銷售率仍無法提升 ▍你的抉擇: (A)訂定更嚴格的規則,並增加違反規則的懲罰 (B)完全拋棄規則,讓銷售員自由發揮 【 解答 】  沒有標準答案。每種狀況都必須依照當時的情境,權衡各項利弊,找出最佳的平衡點 ────────────────────── 帶領團隊前進,達成任務與實現目標 是每一位主管與領導者都無法逃避的艱難挑戰 【 絕對責任,絕佳平衡 】  每一位領導者都必須做好準備且樂於負起責任,為了有利於團隊與使命做出艱難、關鍵的決定。更難的是,領導者必須理解,必須成為好的跟隨著才能成為好的領導者。這是一種二元性:領導的二元性。簡單,但不容易,領導的力量就在於體認到領導者必須走在鋼索上,努力平衡各種看來完全相反的特質。 【 克服挑戰,贏得勝利 】  威林克和巴賓以他們在海豹部隊的戰鬥與訓練經驗為例,說明從中學到的每一條深刻教訓如何運用到工作與生活。當每一位領導者都能認知與理解這些原則,且不斷地練習與嘗試,領導者就能展現最高效的領導,達成團隊目標,邁向最終的勝利。 ========= 海豹部隊領導守則 ========= 全權負責 ■■■■■■■■■■■□□□□ 授權 堅決果斷 ■■■■■■■□□□□□□□□ 不霸道專橫 積極 ■■■■■■■■□□□□□□□ 不魯莽 紀律嚴明 ■■■■■□□□□□□□□□□ 不墨守成規 讓人負起責任 ■■■■■■■■□□□□□□□ 不要掣肘 做領導者 ■■■■■■■■■■■■□□□ 做跟隨者 要做計畫 ■■■■□□□□□□□□□□□ 保持彈性 謙遜 ■■■■■■■□□□□□□□□ 不被動 專注投入 ■■■■■■□□□□□□□□□ 客觀超然 ▏▍▌▋▊▉█ 找到屬於你自己的平衡點吧! █▉▊▋▌▍▏ 本書特色 ★ 將重視效率與實用性的軍事領導原則,移植至性質相似的企業管理領域,得以從另一個角度審視五花八門的管理問題。 ★ 彙整作者在顧問公司的諸多實務經驗,驗證書中的領導原則實際可行,並非只是空談的理論。 ★ 這些原則不只適用於領導者,對於無論在工作或生活中、想把事情做好的你,都能提供能立即派上用場的參考與幫助。