The Habit of Excellence

£10.99

The official British Army book on what makes its leadership so successful, and how to become a better leader yourself – whatever your field.
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‘If you want to become a better leader, read this book’ Eddie Jones

An extraordinary read for any leader. Truly brilliant‘ General Stanley McChrystal, author of Team of Teams

Excellent. Offers proven tools and strategies’ Matthew Syed
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The Habit of Excellence is a unique insight into British Army leadership, explaining what makes it unique, what makes it so effective and what civilians can take from it to become better leaders themselves. Drawing on the latest research in military history, business, sociology, psychology and behavioural science, and with compelling illustration from British Army operations across the centuries, Lt Col Langley Sharp MBE goes beyond the latest leadership fads to distil into one peerlessly authoritative work the essence of leading and leadership from one of the world’s most revered institutions.
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Excellent. It’s hard to see how any leader, whatever their field, wouldn’t benefit from reading and rereading itNew Statesman

Offers lessons for all managersFinancial Times

Valuable in any walk of life‘ General Sir Mike Jackson, former Chief of the General Staff

Very readable. I could not recommend this exceptional book more‘ General The Lord David Richards, former Chief of the Defence Staff

Comprehensive and clearly written’ Karin von Hippel, Director-General of RUSI

Terrific. Full of insights and lessons‘ General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA

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The official British Army book on what makes its leadership so successful, and how to become a better leader yourself – whatever your field.
___________________

‘If you want to become a better leader, read this book’ Eddie Jones

An extraordinary read for any leader. Truly brilliant‘ General Stanley McChrystal, author of Team of Teams

Excellent. Offers proven tools and strategies’ Matthew Syed
___________________

The Habit of Excellence is a unique insight into British Army leadership, explaining what makes it unique, what makes it so effective and what civilians can take from it to become better leaders themselves. Drawing on the latest research in military history, business, sociology, psychology and behavioural science, and with compelling illustration from British Army operations across the centuries, Lt Col Langley Sharp MBE goes beyond the latest leadership fads to distil into one peerlessly authoritative work the essence of leading and leadership from one of the world’s most revered institutions.
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Excellent. It’s hard to see how any leader, whatever their field, wouldn’t benefit from reading and rereading itNew Statesman

Offers lessons for all managersFinancial Times

Valuable in any walk of life‘ General Sir Mike Jackson, former Chief of the General Staff

Very readable. I could not recommend this exceptional book more‘ General The Lord David Richards, former Chief of the Defence Staff

Comprehensive and clearly written’ Karin von Hippel, Director-General of RUSI

Terrific. Full of insights and lessons‘ General David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA

Additional information

Weight 0.234 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

320

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

303.34 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K