THE RETURN ON LEADERSHIP
A THREE STEP PLAN TO NAVIGATE CHANGE AND UNLOCK HIDDEN GROWTH
In a world where the playing field has been leveled and everyone has access to the same technology, skills and markets, how do you compete?
Compared to investments in equipment and people, leadership is often viewed as a "soft skill" - an optional nice-to-have that is all about catering to the emotional needs of employees. New research shows that's a blind spot that is undermining our potential for long-term growth. It's now clear that good leadership, focused on Vision, Engagement and Execution, is great business. But if that's true, where's the data? How can we drive a business case, alongside our ROI calculations, to grow our Return on Leadership (ROL)?
That's now possible, using new, statistically validated leadership assessments and tools that link the impact of individual leaders to critical metrics like revenue, profitability and market share. With case studies including Ford Motor Company, global IT services, and first-hand experience as a Fortune 500 executive, leadership coach and naval flight officer, author DL Brouwer provides a clear, actionable plan to help you drive your "Return on Leadership."
REVIEWS OF THE RETURN ON LEADERSHIP
"Impressively informative, exceptionally well written, deftly organized and presented...an extraordinary read from cover to cover."
James Cox, Editor in Chief, Midwest Book Review
“I have been waiting with great expectation to read this book. I was not disappointed. The book offers great insights into leadership principles that can be immediately implemented and developed in order to improve team engagement and execution in a way that lifts everyone up. Dennis’ background and experience(s) are uniquely suited to have laid the groundwork for this insightful look at leadership and what that means to the individual and the team.”
The Five (Leadership) Books I’d Be Lost Without – Red Branch Media
"Dennis Brouwer's Return on Leadership is an important new concept in the leadership thinking world, and that alone makes this book worth reading. Add to that some amazing stories and some clear thinking about what it takes to lead today, and you've got a winner. Brouwer's been in the leadership hot seat, made the difficult decisions, and learned from his mistakes. This is a book not to miss from a wise leader."
Nick Morgan, CEO, PublicWords
Dennis shares practical tips and techniques that will help anyone excel in business and life! Plus, its just a very enjoyable read written by a true "man of the world". Highly recommend it for anyone looking to improve their leadership skills.
Michael Veltri, CEO, East-West Leadership Development
Return on Leadership hits home the importance of this necessary 'business line' in every organization. DL Brouwer's experience, stories and thought provoking take on leadership are what's needed in every organization today.
Lou Diamond, Founder & CEO, Thrive