Research and Markets: One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership

Posted: February 15, 2012 at 4:29 pm

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Research and Markets( has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership" to their offering.

Based on Mike Figliuolos popular "Leadership Maxims" training course,One Piece of Paperteaches leaders how to articulate their philosophy on a single piece of paper. By asking themselves a series of simple yet thought-provoking questions across four aspects of leadership, readers create a concise, powerful and deeply meaningful set of personal leadership maxims.

The four aspects of leadership comprising the core of the approach are:

Leading Yourself: What do you stand for and where are you going? Leading the Thinking: Whats the vision and how do you innovate to drive change? What are the standards to guide how you get there? Leading Your People: How will you relate to them and challenge them to be great? Leading a Balanced Life: How will you harmonize all you do so you wake up invigorated every day excited to go tackle the challenges ahead of you?

By evaluating themselves across these four aspects of leadership, leaders will build a holistic view of their personal leadership style and learn how to capture it on a single piece of paper. The result is a living document that serves as a behavioral touchstone for leaders and their teams. From this one piece of paper, leaders can clarify for themselves and communicate to others their values, passions, goals and standards.

Fortune 500 companies spend over $12 billion annually on leadership development for their managers. Books that offer new and effective solutions to the challenges corporate leaders face are always in high demand.One Piece of Paperisexactly the kind of book managers and leaders are clamoring for simple, applicable, and without pretense. Its real leadership for the real world.

Key Topics Covered:

Part One The Leadership Maxims Approach.

Part Two Leading Yourself.

Part Three Leading the Thinking.

Part Four Leading Your People.

Part Five Leading a Balanced Life.

Part Six Making It Real.


Mike Figliuolo (Columbus, OH)is the founder and managing director ofthoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services firm specializing in leadership development, and a nationally-recognized speaker and blogger on the topic of leadership. An Honor Graduate from West Point, Figliuolo served in the U.S. Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Co., and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro.

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