Testimonials

Care to Dare sends a vital and urgent message to every leader: empathy and attunement are not a waste of time in today’s business climate, but essentials for success. George Kohlrieser makes the business case for kindness as the platform that allows leaders to challenge their followers. And he does so with authority, depth, and verve. Every leader who wants results would be smart to read this book.”

Daniel Goleman, author, Leadership: The PowerEmotional Intelligence

This book will not only help you learn – it will help you act! A book for leaders across all cultures, its message is clear – Care enough to Dare and you will transform teams, organizations and business culture.

If you read only one book on leadership, it should be Care to Dare by George Kohlreiser, Susan Goldsworthy and Duncan Coombe. In describing Secure Base Leadership, they take the development of authentic leaders to a much deeper level. Filled with actionable advice, they show leaders how to discover their secure bases in order to sustain their effectiveness and enable their teammates to do so as well.”

Bill George, Harvard Business School and former chief executive officerMedtronic

I wondered if George Kohlreiser could create a worthy sequel to his masterful Hostage at the Table. Well, he, Susan and Duncan have, and then some! I love the concept of Secure Base Leadership. Genius in its simplicity, this book shows us that the Secure Base Leader provides a combination of safety and risk that creates the only possible means to success at innovation. Innovate or die’ is the seminal characteristic of today’s environment; Care to Dare is the key.

Tom Peters, co-author, In SearchExcellence
  • Reasons to Buy

    • Contains practical application steps you can take to become a Secure Base Leader
    • Packed with stories showing examples of Secure Base Leadership from all areas of life
    • Shares ways to develop the nine characteristics of Secure Base Leaders
    • Includes suggestions for improving your leadership skills at individual, team and organizational levels
    • Chapters have Key Learning Points, Tips and FAQs to aid understanding and application
    • Material drawn from both research and practical experience with thousands of executives across the world
    • Recommended by renowned leadership authors such as Daniel Goleman, Marshall Goldsmith, Tom Peters, David Rock, Bill George & Warren Bennis

    Purchase a copy now

  • Testimonials

    I wondered if George Kohlreiser could create a worthy sequel to his masterful Hostage at the Table. Well, he, Susan and Duncan have, and then some! I love the concept of Secure Base Leadership. Genius in its simplicity, this book shows us that the Secure Base Leader provides a combination of safety and risk that creates the only possible means to success at innovation. Innovate or die’ is the seminal characteristic of today’s environment; Care to Dare is the key.
    Tom Peters, co-author, In SearchExcellence
  • Reasons to Buy

    • Contains practical application steps you can take to become a Secure Base Leader
    • Packed with stories showing examples of Secure Base Leadership from all areas of life
    • Shares ways to develop the nine characteristics of Secure Base Leaders
    • Includes suggestions for improving your leadership skills at individual, team and organizational levels
    • Chapters have Key Learning Points, Tips and FAQs to aid understanding and application
    • Material drawn from both research and practical experience with thousands of executives across the world
    • Recommended by renowned leadership authors such as Daniel Goleman, Marshall Goldsmith, Tom Peters, David Rock, Bill George & Warren Bennis

    Purchase a copy now

  • About the Authors

    The co-authors of Care to Dare have worked closely together for a number of years. Find out more about each of them.

    About the Authors

  • Download Free Sample

    Not sold yet? Download the preview sample (PDF, 4.2 MB) complete with cover artwork, table of contents, and several sample pages.

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