Great Leaders Have No Rules: Contrarian Leadership Principles to Transform Your Team and Business

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As a serial entrepreneur, Kevin Kruse has seen time and again that the leadership practices that actually work are the opposite of what is commonly taught and implemented. Close Your Open Door Policy shows how a contrarian approach can be a better, faster, and easier way to succeed as a leader.

Chapter by chapter, Kruse focuses on a piece of popular wisdom, then shows with real-world case studies and quantitative research that the opposite approach will lead to better results, encouraging leaders to play favorites, stay out of meetings, and, of course, close their open doors.
4.5
8 reviews
Tim Goodman
October 5, 2019
Most practical, direct, clear and prevalent leadership training I have received in my 7 years of sales management experience. Best part is, I got it from home! A must read for any manager, sales professional, parent or individual that leads by profession or by every day influence. In other words, everyone should read this book!!
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Jim Hodges
June 15, 2021
He has captured the lessons learned of 40 years in leadership positions. Be positive. Be fair. Get tough when you have to.
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Recommended book. I plan to share with my team. Two takeaway quotes: "Leadership is the art of persuasion, the act of motivating people to do more than they ever thought possible in pursuit of a ...

About the author

Kevin Kruse is a New York Times bestselling author and serial entrepreneur who started or co-founded several multimillion-dollar businesses, including ACI, Kenexa, Axiom, The Kruse Group and LEADx. Kruse’s articles on leadership have appeared in Business Week, Fast Company, Business Insider, and a number of other publications. He is the founder and President of The Kruse Group. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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