Filled with proven, practical strategies for leaders, Leading from the Front is both thought provoking and action oriented. In a time when there is a significant amount of confusion about exactly what a leader's role is, this book zeroes in on the essence of leadership and how to practice it.
- The truth about motivating people
- The misunderstandings about leadership and power
- How to listen and be heard and understood
- The simplicity of vision
- Integrity and the leader's responsibility
- The accountability/responsibility role of a leader
Leading from the Front is for leaders who believe that continuous learning is a vital factor in the leadership equation. It focuses leaders on the most critical aspects of leadership.
As a former corporate chief operating officer, David Garic appreciates the challenges executives face in leading their organizations to success. He is president of Garic Management Consulting; a company focused exclusively on leadership and leader development. He is also a principal of Leadership Foundations, LLC, a consulting firm concentrating on developing leadership in government and nonprofit organizations.
A career Army officer, David retired from more than 20 years of active duty, having led small and large organizations. Noteworthy among his assignments was that of faculty member at West Point where he worked as a leader developer.
David is a professor of management at Tulane's University College, where he teaches Performance Management and Leadership in Organizations. He holds a Masters Degree in Leader Development from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a B.S. in Business and Management from the University of Maryland.
He publishes the Pathfinder, a monthly newsletter for leaders. He consults with organizations in the private and public sectors, and conducts leadership development programs for leaders at all organizational levels. Leading from the Front is his first book. He is on the board of directors of the Louisiana Quality Foundation and the New Orleans chapter of the American Society for Training and Development.