Jack Hanlon, an experienced automotive parts company executive is conflicted between changing strategies where his decision making skills are tested. Through his transformation, Jack becomes aware of the internal and external forces, the hidden and covert influences that preserve the status quo.
Dr. Long discusses how human nature determines essential leadership skills and what leaders can do about it. Long on Leadership shows how character, change, creativity, culture and crisis management can be reconstructed from liabilities to assets.
Much of what we experience in life results from a combination of talent and luck. The 16 Olympians who amassed 24 gold medals featured in GOLD! could only bet on themselves, but how they managed that risk was the difference between success and futility. They needed something that would deliver a future outcome that was unpredictable, uncertain and incalculable. Gold! provides the foundation where talent is the differentiating factor rather than luck.
Formerly the Head of Performance Psychology in the Human Performance Lab at the US Air Force Academy where he was identified as one of North America's top Applied Performance Psychologists, Dr. Stephen Long built a statistically based predictive model of Human Performance & Leadership constructed from his proven theory of Talent Optimization. He has successfully applied his model to thousands of people and dozens of organizations in business, military, academics, athletics and the arts.