Robert Steven Kaplan

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

Robert Steven Kaplan

Talk: What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

"In What to Ask the Person in the Mirror", Kaplan offers a concise and engaging guide to help executives improve their effectiveness as leaders. At the core of the book is a series of critical questions to help you lead your organization more successfully and take ownership of your career. Based on his extensive experience as a senior business executive, professor at Harvard Business School, and an advisor to leaders worldwide, Kaplan provides a simple, powerful framework that includes seven key areas for inquiry that will resonate with business leaders in both the commercial and the nonprofit sectors.

Robert Steven Kaplan

Robert Steven Kaplan is the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Prior to joining the Dallas Fed, Kaplan was the Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Management Practice at Harvard Business School. Kaplan is an active venture philanthropist through his work as co-chairman of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation.

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

Successful leaders know that leadership is less often about having all the answers—and more often about asking the right questions. The challenge lies in being able to step back, reflect, and ask the key questions that are critical to your performance and your organization’s effectiveness.

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