This timely, engaging and practical book explores why leadership matters in primary care, and how everyone can discover their leadership potential and use it to make a difference. Tailored specifically to the needs of primary care, and full of real-life clinical and management scenarios, the authors - both GPs as well as highly experienced leadership mentors - demonstrate how learning the art of leadership can be a significant and rewarding part of personal and professional development.

section 1|20 pages

Our landscape: The complex world in which we work and lead

section 2|80 pages

Ourselves: Knowing me …

chapter 3|9 pages

Reach higher, dig deeper

chapter 4|24 pages

Inspire confidence and connection

chapter 5|30 pages

Play to your strengths

chapter 6|5 pages

Don’t fit in

chapter 7|6 pages

Use your limits

section 3|118 pages

Our teams: Travelling well together

chapter 8|6 pages

How we communicate is a choice we make

chapter 9|8 pages

The art of a good conversation

chapter 10|11 pages

Navigating communication complexities

chapter 11|22 pages

Help people to grow

chapter 12|8 pages

Keep people on track

chapter 13|15 pages

Become a team

chapter 14|10 pages

Energise and motivate

chapter 15|9 pages

Lead the team to be their best

chapter 16|24 pages

Adapt and survive

section 4|38 pages

Our route and destination: Creating a path

chapter 17|12 pages

Clarify vision and direction

chapter 19|9 pages

Create buy-in and build consensus

chapter 20|8 pages

Chair effectively

section 5|78 pages

Our tools: Making things better

chapter 21|10 pages

What could be better?

chapter 22|28 pages

Understand the problem

chapter 24|12 pages

Change and how to manage it

section 6|18 pages

A view from the top: A wider horizon

chapter 25|14 pages

Be yourself