Berrett Koehler Presents: What's Your Presidential Leadership Style?

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Berrett Koehler Presents: Whats Your Presidential Leadership Style? - Quiz

Try this fun quiz to learn which president leadership is most like yours and which Berrett-Koehler book best complements you!


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George Washington

Your presidential leadership style is George Washington! When tough times come, you insist on taking the brunt of the hardship. The privileges of rank embarrass you. You believe a true leader is a humble servant of the people. Although he was offered the crown, George Washington refused to become king, and made sure no US President would ever be addressed as “Your Majesty.” He was deeply beloved by all the men under his command.   Personalized Reading Recommendation People with your humble leadership character will resonate with Humble Inquiry, a book for leaders who prioritize building relationships over snapping orders.  The more powerful you are, the more important it becomes to practice “the gentle art of asking instead of telling.” Get it here for 40% off.

Thomas Jefferson

Your presidential leadership style is Thomas Jefferson! The people around you are inspired by your fiery eloquence and unquenchable idealism. But even though your life may impress others, you still wish you could do more, and chafe against the limitations of reality. For example, Jefferson denounced slavery in the first draft of the Declaration, but his colleagues removed the passage, disappointing him deeply. However, his desire to push boundaries perservered. As president, he authorized the purchase of the vast unknown Lousiana territory and sent Lewis and Clark on their cross country journey of exploration.   Personalized Reading Recommendation Jeffersonian leaders will connect So Far From Home, a book by Margaret Wheatley for change agents who face overwhelming odds. The book will bolster your spirit, no matter how badly the world disappoints you. Get it here for 40% off.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you manage a team?
    • A. 

      With sensitivity and emotional intelligence.

    • B. 

      By example (to steer them away from drinking and wenching).

    • C. 

      By staying true to myself. I don't stand on formality.

    • D. 

      By taking a hands off approach. I trust my team to shepherd themselves.

  • 2. 
    How do you react in times of crisis?
    • A. 

      By thinking big and outside of the box.

    • B. 

      By soldiering on with grim stoicism.

    • C. 

      By cracking a few jokes to calm everybody down.

    • D. 

      By showing that I will not be deterred merely by misfortune.

  • 3. 
    How would you spend extra money in the budget?
    • A. 

      Open up new ventures, facilitate the flow of commerce, and grow the business.

    • B. 

      Invest in the brand, focus on long term goals, and develop my vision.

    • C. 

      Focus on systems to ensure my team has everything it needs (such as shoes) to operate at peak efficiency.

    • D. 

      Expand by investing in real estate to increase my market share and explore new opportunities.

  • 4. 
    How do you innovate?
    • A. 

      By taking things into my own hands. I don't allow myself to be stifled.

    • B. 

      By taking action. There's no need to sit back and think so much.

    • C. 

      With strategy - I don't always have to approach the problem head on.

    • D. 

      By having trust in my vision even when the going is rough.

  • 5. 
    Which hat would you wear?
    • A. 

      The taller the better.

    • B. 

      I would go bareheaded to show off dashing my looks as a red fox.

    • C. 

      Something suitable for trekking through the jungle and fighting bears.

    • D. 

      A tricorn hat of any hue but red.

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