New Book Business Management Book Teaches Leadership and Motivation By Asking Questions
"Stop Telling... Start Leading! The Art of Managing People by Asking Questions" is a new book by author Frank D. Kanu that provides leadership and motivational skills training.
Charlottesville, Vir. -- Author Frank D. Kanu offers a
new approach to leadership and motivational skills training -- asking
Kanu's newest book "Stop Telling... Start Leading! The Art of Managing
People by Asking Questions" (ISBN 0-9774056-1-3), offers a new and
different perspective to business management training.
"Stop Telling... Start Leading" is designed to be used as a work book.
It offers many open-ended questions to the manager, offering ways to
evaluate and find the right course of action that leads to the desired
goal. Kanu teaches managers to answer tough, pointed questions that
force them to come to terms with their goals and manage more
effectively with their team.
Kanu said the information on his web site www.FrankKanu.com
and in his book was inspired by the advice of Lee Iacocca and the teaching methods of Socrates.
"Iacocca said: 'Management is nothing more than motivating other
people.' I combined that with the methods of teaching used by Socrates
who taught his students by asking questions. It worked in the fifth
century B.C. and it is as valid today as it was then," explained Kanu.
"Frank is the master of asking questions. Frank will change you and
make you grow, some of the change you will like, other parts you will
not like. But change you he will and change is good, you can only grow
from change, good or bad," says Thomas Power chairman at Ecademy.com.
Kanu offers instruction through seven steps that he details in his
book. These include: What Is Management? Know the Sins; Take
Responsibility; What Do You Pay? Make Your Team Work; Change, Growth
and Trust; and Bring the Fun to Work.
"Here we finally have a book that makes you stop, ask questions about
yourself, your qualifications and habits as a manager and leader.
Further, it makes you enumerate these qualifications and habits,
thereby providing the basis for personal growth," said Mark Amtower
Partner, Amtower & Company and author of "Government Marketing Best
His book and web site offer insights and techniques not found in management seminars, workshops, or training courses.