the publisher of Fish! and the
bestselling author of Gung Ho! and
Raving Fans -- a business parable
that will transform your
is a revolutionary, effective, and
entertaining way of managing people in any
will change the way you work -- forever.
By pinpointing 12 types of employees --
and recognizing their strengths and
weaknesses -- Kingdomality offers
practical business improvement tools to
help managers to flourish in kingdoms
large and small.
a medieval kingdom as a parable for a
business environment, Kingdomality
provides an engaging and useful tool for
analyzing and improving the
an example of how this parable works: King
Harold runs the most disorganized,
unproductive kingdom in the land. Tired of
not getting results, he turns to veteran
management consultant Lady Elizabeth, who
guides him through the concept of
Kingdomality. Following King Harold, the
reader will meet 12 medieval characters.
Each character will have likes and
dislikes; environments where they flourish
and where they falter. By the end of the
journey, King Harold knows exactly how to
assign tasks to each of his subjects and
transform his floundering kingdom to a
flourishing country. And with the help of
Kingdomality, any business manager
will be able to do the same.
of the kingdom:
kingdom can't function properly unless
all points of view are
issues are at different times best
served by different types of
one role is best suited to ruling the
kingdom. Anyone can take the
member of the Kingdom is important to
to determine the types of people you work
with in the kingdom, such as: Ask someone
how much time they have to meet with you
about an upcoming project.
will offer "as much time as
will want to know more before
will give you "x" minutes.
will take the time to make others feel
the secrets of a KING:
Know yourself. Know others.
Identify the issues.
Name your team.
Get goals and get going.
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