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How to lead more effectively by mastering ‘The Art of the Arrow’

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates, a consultancy specialising in aligning execution with strategy.

Christelis is the author of “The Art of the Arrow: How leaders fly”.

He spoke to Whitfield about his book.

Description on Knowledge Resources (including link to buy the book):

Whether you're a business leader, partner, teacher, politician or just want to lead yourself more effectively, this book is written for you.

Examples come from author Nick Christelis’ personal life; the lessons he has learned from the many great leaders he has had the privilege of meeting; and the world of business.

  • It's a story based on both theory and practical experience.

  • It's a story based on what works.

  • It's a story of the leadership journey.

Christelis’ exceptional knowledge of human behaviour - and what it takes to be great as a person and a team - has inspired many.

This book will introduce you to the Leadership Arrow.

Based on the author's 30 years of global consulting experience, it’s his interpretation of the leadership journey.

It takes everything we know about leadership and suggests a model that’s easy to understand and apply as you travel your own leadership journey, whether personal or organisational.

The chapters have concrete hints and tips to make the themes and concepts both personal and practical.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

Management is NOT leadership!

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

Leaders are going somewhere. They have a set of non-negotiable principles.

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

If you can measure it it’s management, not leadership.

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

Management is what you do. Leadership is who you are.

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

Good leaders are good followers as well.

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

I wanted this book to be conversational and easy to read.

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

Nelson Mandela was one of the best ever leaders. Mmusi Maimane is purely inspirational.

Nick Christelis, Managing Partner of Nick Christelis & Associates

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