Pathways to Leadership delivers strong advice, valuable guidance, and successful strategies to equip any leader to become better at leading teams and managing organizations. The resources found in this book are geared toward new as well as seasoned leaders. Individuals looking for ways to becoming more adept at developing the skills necessary to lead, survive, and thrive within companies and organizations.
Louis J. Pepe is assistant superintendent/CFO for the City of Summit Public Schools in Union County, New Jersey. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience between military, private and public service focused on leadership, management, operations, and administration. Lou is a speaker, mentor, and adjunct professor at Montclair State University. His knowledge and success have positioned him as a go-to resource for other professionals throughout the industry.
PART I PATH FINDERS
Chapter 1 – Life, Knowing What You Want (and Finding the Path to Take You There)
Chapter 2 – Certified, Bona fide, and Recognized – Why Certs Matter
Chapter 3 – What Makes a Leader Great? (Skills Required to Lead)
PART II TRAIL BLAZERS
Chapter 4 – Leading with Purpose, Intensity, Confidence and Knowledge
Chapter 5 – Becoming EPIC (Energy, Purpose, Integrity and Character)
Chapter 6 – The Difference Between Courage and Recklessness
PART III PACE SETTERS
Chapter 7 – Recharging & Finding Balance
Chapter 8 – Avoiding Burnout
Chapter 9 – Staying Organized & Focused (the Hammer, the Rock and the In-box)
PART IV VOYAGERS
Chapter 10 – Speaking Out – Sharing Our Wisdom and Expertise
Chapter 11 – Eyes Forward – Looking to The Future
Finally, a leadership book based in reality that succinctly outlines the path to leadership and the challenges along the way. In Pathways To Leadership, Lou Pepe is your trusted mentor; someone you are sharing a cup of coffee with…he’s telling you stories, making you laugh; and yet all the time, encouraging you to find your vision and become EPIC. Even those established in their careers, will appreciate the reminder that in the global demand for instantaneous solutions, being a Pacesetter is exactly right – prioritize, find balance and stay focused. Well-said!
There will always be demands on your time, but today’s times demand you show up as the best leader for yourself, your team, and your organization. If you want to grow, step up your leadership and stay competitive - do not take another step on your journey without “Pathways to Leadership.”
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