NYT- and WSJ-bestselling author Charlene Li guides business leaders deeper than ever before into the uncomfortable and ever-changing terrain of the digital era
Technology has revolutionized the very idea and nature of relationships between leaders and their followers. Yet, many leaders remain stuck at arm’s-length from those they lead and serve, relying on specialized teams to interact with customers, their direct reports to keep tabs on how employees are doing, and on the digital natives in their organization to stay abreast of new technologies.
Now, in The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation, Li helps leaders adapt to the demands and opportunities of digital leadership. To be a true digital leader requires a metamorphosis: you must connect directly by listening, sharing, and engaging using digital technologies. This metamorphosis is not easy, comfortable, or painless—if your palms aren’t sweaty or your stomach isn’t churning, then you probably aren’t really practicing digital leadership.
The Engaged Leader addresses:
- Why leaders need to master a new way of developing relationships, which begins by stepping out of traditional hierarchies
- How to listen at scale, share to shape, and engage to transform
- The art of making this transformative mind shift
- The science of applying the right tools to meet your strategic goals
This transformation is not optional. Those who choose not to make this change will be abandoned for those who inspire people to follow them.
The Engaged Leader provides leaders with the skills and confidence they need to transform their leadership, and in turn, their organizations. The Engaged Leader also provides guidance to institutions—businesses, communities, and schools—on how to develop and nurture digital leadership. It is a must read for anyone who values a deeper connection between leaders and those they serve.
“Pay attention to a new book: The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation, by Charlene Li (Wharton Digital Press). This 100-page business and career book is among the first I’ve seen that clearly defines the nuts and bolts of leadership in The Digital Age.”
“One of the most influential women in technology is calling on those in leadership positions to harness the power of social media as a way to meet their business goals.”
“Charlene Li practices what she teaches in The Engaged Leader: She is a master at listening, sharing, and engaging. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to develop connections that enable innovative ideas to emerge.”
“Charlene Li has done it again. In this smart, practical book, she argues that leaders can no longer hide behind their social media teams or the digital natives in their organization. They’ve got to get up close and personal. Anyone who is ready to take his or her leadership to the next level should read The Engaged Leader and follow Li’s specific, actionable program for using social media to extend one’s influence and knowledge.”
“Finally—a leadership book loaded with great ideas that you can read in one sitting! Charlene Li, one of the most remarkable minds in business today, continues to challenge our definition of what it takes to lead effectively in the digital era. If you want to have a more meaningful influence for others in the future, start here: The Engaged Leader is the ultimate guide for anyone aspiring to lead in this new era. If you miss this book, you risk being left behind.”
Women@Forbes, August 29, 2016
Thought Leadership Requires Time And Space To Actually Think
Charlene Li’s leadership style and life-style offer great insights on both career achievement and the pursuit of the oft-illusive work-life balance.
Independent Publisher Book Awards, April 13, 2016
Charlene Li’s The Engaged Leader has earned a 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award
Wharton Digital Press is proud to announce that Charlene Li’s The Engaged Leader has earned a 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award.
PracticallySpeaking.com, March 31, 2016
Permission to Speak Leadership Blog: Kelly Vandever Interviews Charlene Li
Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.Featured Guest: Author Charlene Li.
October 11, 2016
Become a Strategic Leader: New Book by Harbir Singh and Michael Useem
The Strategic Leader’s Roadmap is now available! And to celebrate the publication of this new book, a selection of Wharton Digital Press leadership ebooks are 50% off the retail price for a limited time.
May 19, 2016
The Engaged Leader Wins 2016 Small Business Book Award
Wharton Digital Press is proud to announce that Charlene Li’s The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation has earned an 2016 Small Business Book Award in the social media category.
April 13, 2016
The Engaged Leader Wins 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award
Wharton Digital Press is proud to announce that Charlene Li’s The Engaged Leader: A Strategy for Your Digital Transformation has earned an Independent Publisher Book Award, receiving a silver medal in business.
March 29, 2016
The Engaged Leader: Free to First 1,000 Readers
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the publication of The Engaged Leader, Wharton Digital Press and author Charlene Li are offering free ebook copies to 1,000 readers.
Links for Further Reading
Charlene Li Websitehttp://www.charleneli.com/
Charlene Li LinkedIn Influencer Pagehttps://www.linkedin.com/today/author/33767?trk=vsrp_people_res_infl_recent