The Courage to Meet the Demands of Reality
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|Format: ||Paperback, 304 pages|
|Other Information: ||black & white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 June 2009|
Integrity-more than simple honesty, it's the key to success. A person with integrity has the ability to pull everything together, to make it all happen no matter how challenging the circumstances. Drawing on experiences from his work, Dr. Henry Cloud, a clinical psychologist, leadership coach, corporate consultant and nationally syndicated radio host, shows how our character can keep us from achieving all we want to (or could) be. In Integrity, Dr. Cloud explores the six qualities of character that define integrity, and how people with integrity: * Are able to connect with others and build trust * Are oriented toward reality * Finish well * Embrace the negative * Are oriented toward increase * Have an understanding of the transcendent Integrity is not something that you either have or don't, but instead is an exciting growth path that all of us can engage in and enjoy.
About the Author
Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold over 10 million copies. In 2014, Success magazine named Dr. Cloud one of the top 25 most influential leaders in personal growth and development. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BS in psychology and completed his PhD in clinical psychology at Biola University.
According to Cloud, a clinical psychologist and coauthor of Nine Things You Simply Must Do, an individual's integrity will ultimately determine whether he or she succeeds. While brains, competencies, deal-making abilities, and opportunities help, a person needs six character dimensions, including the capacities to connect and build trust, to embrace and resolve negative reality, and to rise above ordinary human selfishness and find one's role in the big picture. While more judicious editing would have made the book more concise, it's a worthwhile read that will help people fill some "gaps" in their lives and stand a better chance at achieving their goals. Recommended for all libraries. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
"[Integrity] lays out a transparent way to be a terrific leader by drawing on and improving your best traits." -- New York Times "Let Henry Cloud teach you how to live an authentic life. This is a must-read!" -- Ken Blanchard, Co-Author, The One-Minute Manager "Dr. Henry Cloud is an expert in helping leaders see hos their character development is essential to their effectiveness." -- Denis Beausejour, Consultant and former Global Vice President of Marketing, The Procter & Gamble Company "Dr. Cloud will show you how to produce the results you are looking for in your work and personal life." -- Dr. Phil McGraw, #1 New York Times bestselling author and host of the Dr. Phil show
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