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About the book

If you’re struggling to find time in your day to do the “leadership stuff” you know you should be doing, this book is for you.

Whether you’re a CEO, a manager, or an individual contributor who wants to

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make a difference, Finding Time to Lead will provide you with perspectives and tools to maximize your capacity to lead.

Drawing from more than twenty years of experience working side-by-side with leaders of new organizations and new leaders in established companies, Leslie Peters offers a framework of clear and concise shifts, practices, and tools to put you in the fast lane toward becoming the leader you want to be.

What does it take to be a good leader? Are there shortcuts? How can you prioritize the limited time you have available for all of this “leadership stuff”? What should you spend your time on that will help you build a culture that will attract and keep great people?

  • You’ll learn about five specific skill sets that shape great leaders:
  • Identify and quickly access the powerful places from which your best work comes;
  • Productively engage with others to build the kind of trust that leads to commitment, collaboration, and innovation;
  • Confidently lead through change;
  • Prioritize your time to have maximum impact on your corporate culture;
  • Unleash the outrageous potential in your company and its people.

Leadership is not what you do; it’s who you are. When you take this approach to leadership, it’s easy to find time to lead.

Finding Time to Lead compels us to explore the intersection of what it truly means to be a leader and to be human. Leslie Peters brings a no-bullshit, straight-talk perspective to the unique responsibility of leadership – with compelling real-life stories and a clear pathway to guide the very human leader inside us all.” –Dean Carter, Head of Finance, HR and Legal at Patagonia

About The Author

Leslie Peters is the Founder, CEO, and Chief Facilitator at Elements Partnership, a consulting practice that helps people and organizations get unstuck.

Leslie launched Elements Partnership in 2011 with one simple belief: that people are hungry for real conversation.

The team at Elements Partnership provides dynamic, interactive learning that shifts perspectives, builds relationships, and creates new behaviors.

Over the last 25 years, Leslie has provided counsel and training in organizational development, strategic planning, and leadership development to for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Leslie has a bachelor’s degree in English and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. She cares deeply about engagement, leadership, and the kinds of shared experiences that lead to real change in individuals, groups, and organizations.