Leadership Isn't for Cowards

Expert Interview With Mike Staver (36 minutes)

Mike Staver

Mike Staver is a business coaching and consulting expert, and author of the book, "Leadership Isn't for Cowards: How to Drive Performance by Challenging People and Confronting Problems."

In this 36-minute interview with Mind Tools' Rachel Salaman, he outlines his concept of leadership in the context of a battle. He explains how leaders can become more effective, by using six elements to develop in their roles.

During this discussion, you'll learn:

  • How you can become a more successful leader.
  • How being proactive and courageous can benefit you.
  • To conquer your fear of leadership, by asking yourself six questions, in order to achieve more.
  • How to think about six essential elements, that can help you reflect on your leadership style, and make changes to become more effective.

Mind Tools Club Expert Interviews are in-depth interviews with world experts in key areas of management and personal development. They're available as podcast interviews on your PC or iPod/MP3 player, and as transcripts.

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