This is a business book told in a story format for leaders; a Leadership Tale. It takes place in the world of international business where, as a result of an acquisition, two companies merge creating a team: A team struggling with conflicts and dishonesty, but also showing glimpses of loyalty and hope. Stephen, the team's leader, is challenged to get them working together. In these times of change and economic downturn, it's more important than ever that he gets it right. Follow Stephen and his team on their journey through the thorny maze that all teams travel through. This is a quick, must-read for leaders and team members in any organisation. The book offers a fun, engaging and informative experience, providing opportunities for reflection as well as valuable ideas that can be implemented immediately. The story tempts the reader, to look at him/herself and ask the questions: What choices am I making? How does this apply to me and my team? What am I doing to make this team work? The reader can easily relate to the characters and real-life situations. Everyone will recognise a part of themselves, as well as their colleagues, so you want to know what's going to happen next: It's a page-turner. Above all, this is a book about going from intellectual understanding to a change in behaviour for everyone on the team. A little book for BIG team success. This is the first book in the 'little Book for BIG Success' series, a series of business books with a difference, written in an entertaining and easily digestible story format.
Keywords: leadership, team, team techniques, leaders, leadership methods