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Why Should The Boss Listen To You?

Author: James E. Lukaszewski

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: Mandy Leonard

Summary:Realize the importance of understanding how top executives think and what they expect and need from their advisors,

Leader Values

Aimed at individuals who are in advisory positions to the leaders of their organizations, James Lukaszewski’s book, Why Should The Boss Listen To You? provides useful and practical advice on how to truly become effective in that role.

As a trusted strategic advisor, Lukaszewski outlines the seven disciplines required for advisors to succeed. Each of the disciplines is covered in an individual chapter and include being trustworthy, becoming a verbal visionary, and thinking strategically. Each of these disciplines address issues which are important stepping-stones for strategic advisors who wish to work at the highest organizational levels and have their advice sought after and implemented.

In order to truly master these disciplines, the author makes it clear that it is first up the individual to commit themselves to becoming a trusted advisor. Lukaszewski helps the reader to realize the importance of understanding how top executives think and what they expect and need from their advisors.

By following the guide set out in this book, the author shows how to achieve real impact and become a trusted strategic advisor.