Quiet Leadership

  • by David Rock
  • Narrated by Pete Larkin
  • 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Improving the performance of your employees involves one of the hardest challenges in the known universe: changing the way they think. In constant demand as a coach, speaker, and consultant to companies around the world, David Rock has proven that the secret to leading people (and living and working with them) is found in the space between their ears. "If people are being paid to think," he writes, "isn't it time the business world found out what the thing doing the work, the brain, is all about?" Supported by the latest groundbreaking research, Quiet Leadership provides a brain-based approach that will help busy leaders, executives, and managers improve their own and their colleagues' performance. Rock offers a practical, six-step guide to making permanent workplace performance change by unleashing higher productivity, new levels of morale, and greater job satisfaction.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Interesting outlook on coaching in the work place.

What made the experience of listening to Quiet Leadership the most enjoyable?

The idea of the book arouses one's curiosity to the point you must continue to listen.


What did you like best about this story?

The detail about how the idea relates to real world aspects and leadership.


What about Pete Larkin’s performance did you like?

It was a very genuine performance it was easy to close my eyes and listen.


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

You wouldn't make a film about this book it is about leadership and coaching


Any additional comments?

The book has good ideas and real world applications. I didn't take all of it on but i definitely took key points that related to my line of work where applicable.

This book is great for leaders who are looking for ideas to help with leading.

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- Rhys

Great methodologies. Intentionally repetitive.

Enjoyed the book. Strong message, just the intentional repetition can be a bit dull. I'd get the abridged version if I were you.
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- william

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-11-2011
  • Publisher: HarperAudio