Hello everyone,

I'm going to be starting a degree in Leadership and Management in October (with the Open University in the UK) whilst teaching for and directing a business in France. Afterwards I am planning to do an MBA. The reason I am posting is just to ask any existing directors and managers out there for any top tips they have for dealing with people in this context, any books/resources they would recommend and anything else I may not know to ask about.

Thanks in advanced to everyone for their time.

All the best,

Liam

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Leadership books.... You can find them everywhere. 

I'll tell you this quite plainly, unless it is a military leadership book, it's probably worthless.

You manage resources, but you lead people. Most managers could not lead a wet dog inside during a thunderstorm.

Here's useful link to the Combine Arms Research Library (all digital) on leadership.

http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/searchterm/Leadership/fie...

We just read a decent one this semester. Feiner Points of Leadership(or laws or something like that)

Thank you for the advice gentlemen, I will have a look at those resources. I have noticed that most managers don't know a thing about leadership and I intend not to be that manager. 

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