The Selfless Leader

A Compass for Collective Leadership

by Stephen Brookes

Table of Contents

Prologue

Part I: The Changing Context Of Leadership

1. Exploring thousands of years of leadership in twenty and a half pages
2. Rediscovering the lost values of leadership
3. Understanding knowledge, realism and research and its impact on the practice of leaders
4. Understanding the language and reality of leadership
5. From Vision to Delivery

Part II: Leading in a Complex World

6. Exploring Contexts and Mechanisms as Whole Systems
7. Understanding the Challenges of Leadership
8. Collective Vision
9. Being Outcome Focused
10. The importance of Multi-Level Leadership
11. Partnership Working
12. Action oriented
13. Systems and Structures
14. Skills and Behaviours

Part III: Making a Difference

15. The Practice and Professionalisation of Leadership
16. Leading through 360° Intelligent Networks, Knowledge and Skills