Acknowledgements vii Introduction: Too Busy to Read This Book? xi Chapters 1. To Make the Can-Do Mind Shift: Be a Myth Buster 1 2. To Get the Right Stuff Done: Think TPL 9 3. To Unleash the Can-Do Spirit: Check Their VITALS 17 4. To Enhance Your Leadership: Engage in Situational Doing 31 5. To Build a Can-Do Team: Use Delegation That emPOWERS 47 6. To Keep Improving: Create a Can-Do Learning Culture 67 7. To Be a Star With Career Security: Be a Can-Do Champion 85 The Can-Do Leader's Lexicon 97 Appendix I: Can-Do Leader TPL Leadership Style Profiler 105 Appendix II: Can-Do Spirit VITALS Checkup 123 References 127 About the Authors 129 Index 131
Frank SatterthwaiteProfessor of Organizational LeadershipAlan Shawn Feinstein Graduate SchoolJohnson & Wales University Frank Satterthwaite is a professor of organizational leadership and past director of the MBA program at the Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate School at Johnson & Wales University. He is co-author of the forthcoming Becoming a Can-Do Leader (ATD Press) and senior author of The Career Portfolio Workbook: Using the Newest Tool in Your Job-Hunting Arsenal to Impress Employers and Land a Great Job (McGraw-Hill, 2003), a book that was selected as an Editor's Choice" at the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com. His articles have appeared in numerous national magazines, including Esquire, and he has appeared on nationally broadcast radio and TV programs in both the United States and Canada. Satterthwaite has a management consulting and executive coaching practice in which he helps managers become can-do leaders. He studied psychology at Princeton University and received his master's degree in urban studies and his PhD in organizational behavior from Yale University., and currently resides in Cranston, RI. Jamie MillardExecutive PartnerLexington Leadership Partners LLC Jamie Millard is the executive partner and co-founder of Lexington Leadership Partners LLC, a consulting and leadership development firm focused on helping executives and leaders embody the can-do spirit and lead with action, personal accountability and passion for success. He is co-author of the forthcoming Becoming a Can-Do Leader (ATD Press). Millard has been actively involved across the globe in developing leaders for more than 25 years as a business leader, executive coach, group facilitator, trainer, presenter, and leadership consultant. He formerly led the National Organization Change Management Practice at CSC Consulting. Prior to that he was a partner at Harbridge House, where he led the Continuous Improvement and Project Management practices. Millard holds a BS degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the University of Rhode Island. Jamie is a member of the Global Learning Resource Network with Duke Corporate Education and is an Executive-in-Residence at Northeastern University. He lives in East Greenwich, RI.