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Lead. Care. Win.

How to Become a Leader Who Matters

by (author) Dan Pontefract

Figure 1 Publishing
Initial publish date
Sep 2020
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2020
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Dan Pontefract is on a mission to change the world of work. Lead. Care. Win is his fourth book, and like the previous three is the product of relentless focus, observations and research that have led him to define 9 insightful yet super-practical leadership lessons. His latest thinking will help you become a more caring and engaging leader, one that will fully (and completely) understand the critical importance of crafting meaningful, respectful relationships among all your stakeholders.

Every human interaction is crucial. Every exchange can be mutually beneficial. These 9 leadership lessons center on your willingness to improve how you treat people, a call for meaningful change to: - Be relatable and empathetic - Act not out of ego but out of purpose - Share knowledge to build a wise organization - Stay present and attentive to the needs of others - Embrace change and the opportunity for growth it offers - Stay curious and adopt lifelong learning - Think and act with clarity - Commit to balance and inclusivity in all your dealings - Act with humility and thoughtfulness

The bottom line is that when you care enough to champion others, the workplace becomes happily infectious and the organization benefits in more ways than one. It's time to care. Full potential is possible.

About the author

Dan Pontefract is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office, a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, purpose, learning, work styles and collaboration practices. He is a passionate leader in the leadership and social collaboration technology spaces and is uniquely skilled to ensure an organization can move from traditional cultures to healthier ways of working. A renowned speaker and author, Dan has presented at multiple TED events, writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post and has appeared on the front covers of T+D Magazine and Chief Learning Officer Magazine. He and his wife, Denise, live in Victoria, Canada with their three young children. ou can reach Dan on Twitter (@dpontefract) or at

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Editorial Reviews

"If you want to win, you have to care-Dan Pontefract is a leader who cares." - Whitney Johnson, Thinkers50, Leading Management Thinker&nbsp

"An invaluable roadmap with helpful techniques and practical approaches, Lead. Care. Win is essential reading for those seeking to become a leader who matters." &nbsp- Amy C. Edmondson, Professor, Harvard Business School and author of The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation, and Growth. &nbsp "Lead. Care. Win showcases Dan Pontefract's thoughtful field guide to transform yourself into a leader with a heart." &nbsp- Herminia Ibarra, Charles Handy Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School and author of Act Like a Leader, Think Like a Leader. &nbsp "Dan Pontefract delivers a thorough field guide that will categorically improve your ability to lead both yourself and others." &nbsp- Francesca Gino, Professor, Harvard Business School and author of Rebel Talent: Why it Pays to Break the Rules in Work and Life.

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