Cool-Headed Confidants and Cunning Consiglieri Reflect the Best, and Worst, in our Leaders Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows · United Kingdom Flag. Consiglieri. Leading from the Shadows. Richard Hytner. How to make friends, influence people and be the (second) best you can be – by being second-in-. Consiglieri has 57 ratings and 3 reviews. Antony said: A really good idea for a book (and title) – almost everyone answers to someone higher up. And ther.
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Overall, this book is not a bad read, but not terribly insightful either. Stylish, clever and entertaining, Consiglieri is packed with invaluable advice for every kind of leader, whether in the limelight or the shadows.
Kellie Reynolds rated it liked it Aug 17, Loading comments… Trouble loading? Brenton Leadinb marked it as to-read Dec 06, Consiglieri brings together historical examples from Thomas Cromwell to Cardinal Richelieu, conversations with the second-in-commands of Tony Blair and Sir Alex Ferguson, insights into Stalin, JFK, Winnie the Pooh and Eeyore, interviews with leaders in sport, business, politics and music and cutting-edge research from psychologists and academics to produce a fresh and refreshing approach to leadership shadlws the mould of Obliquity or Thinking, Fast and Slow.
None of the books already written in this space can be considered to be blueprints. This book is therefore very relevant and will offer insight for those leaders and their supporting consultants.
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In that sense this is a book both for those wanting to be better C’s, and for those A’s who want to choose their consiglieri wisely. Grounded in the real world Now keen to explore its content, I found a well-researched array of case studies covering politics, sport, business and the arts.
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Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows by Richard Hytner
Gurcan Gercek marked it as to-read Oct 28, We also meet a remarkable array of powerful advisers, from the Yhe House, 10 Downing Street and the Vatican to corporate boardrooms, sporting arenas and entertainment stages. Lists with This Book. Not everyone can be in charge but, more importantly, not everyone should want to be.
Click here to see more coverage. While Hytner’s depiction of the second-chair leader-counselor “consiglieri” raises some helpful points of awareness in boss-subordinate relations, I found his scheme of consiglieri archetypes to be too convoluted to be useful: You may think that your advice was unambiguous and unforgettable, that your spoken word spoke for itself.
Consiglieri: Leading from the Shadows
Thank you Richard, a great addition to my bookshelves. By this circuitous, in-law-laden route I am pleased to […].
And there are some really good pointers here. One reason the partnership has worked so well may be that Munger understands his boss’s rare gift for decision-making better than Buffett does himself.
Consiglieri brings together historical examples from Thomas Cromwell to Cardinal Richelieu, conversations with the second-in-commands of Tony Blair and Sir Alex Ferguson, insights into Stalin, JFK, Winnie the Pooh and Eeyore, interviews with leaders in sport, business, politics and music and cutting-edge research from psychologists and academics to produce a fresh and refreshing approach to leadership in the mould of Obliquity or Thinking, Fast and Slow.
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C-leaders can be deliverers, a category that includes people who create an ambience in which the leader can thrive, fixers who defuse danger and get cojsiglieri job done, or gamers who see several moves ahead and can act for successive leaders.