Cool-Headed Confidants and Cunning Consiglieri Reflect the Best, and Worst, in our Leaders Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows · United Kingdom Flag. Consiglieri. Leading from the Shadows. Richard Hytner. How to make friends, influence people and be the (second) best you can be – by being second-in-. Consiglieri has 57 ratings and 3 reviews. Antony said: A really good idea for a book (and title) – almost everyone answers to someone higher up. And ther.

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Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows by Richard Hytner

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The Times, Friday, December 16 But today’s self-help texts have some distinctive features: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Both these strike me as problematic for reasons of basic personality structure, but in any event they point to essential value of both the top jobs and their close supporters, and the need to manage both equally in a well-functioning organisation.

They can act as caddies — telling the leader about the course, supplying the right clubs and providing an atmosphere of calm confidence and focused attention.


The meatiest section of Consiglieri is Hytner’s typology of the breed: Open Preview See a Problem? Overall, this book is not a bad read, but not terribly insightful either. Mauricio added it Aug 28, His encouragement of leader-follower relationship evaluation and communication is valuable, and his leadign list of sample questions may appeal to those who are looking for a stepping stone in how to engage with their leader or follower in this manner.

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Melissa marked it as to-read Dec 25, Paperbackpages. No trivia or quizzes yet. I picked up this book as part of my continuing exploration of followership.

Hugo Adair rated it really liked it Mar 09, One observation that I wasn’t expecting was the idea of moving between the A and C role, that a C might aspire to move shacows the A position after a period of consolidation, or that an A might benefit from time spent out of the limelight as a C.

C-leaders can be deliverers, a category that includes people who create an ambience in which the leader can thrive, fixers who defuse danger and get the job done, or gamers who see several moves consiglieru and can act for successive leaders.

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Your real story, I mean. Why coming comsiglieri is sometimes second best. Stylish, clever and entertaining, Consiglieri is packed with invaluable advice for every kind of leader, whether in the limelight or the shadows. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Download Sample Pages The key to success lies in getting to the top.


But many of the attributes that have been most useful to consiglieri can’t be chosen and developed in this way. Books by Richard Hytner.

In many organisations there remains a sometimes reluctant hero leader working in a command and control culture.

Morten Kamp rated it liked it Jul 30, Still he believed that having intelligent advisers matters, since no ruler can last long if the people they thhe on for guidance are foolish or not to be trusted. Mxolisi Nhlapo marked it as to-read Feb 01, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Cbsd library added it May 06, What is Personal Development?

It may also be one of the wittiest business books ever. If media coverage is a reliable indicator of public interest, however, tne in command are currently top of the show, not the postscript but the story itself.