Right now, leadership development is too important for gurus and self-help bromides. Oprah Winfrey does a great job with her book club, but inviting Marcus Buckingham to cajole us with one-liners like, “stop your weaknesses,” is tantamount to talent management malpractice.

We’re excited to write that The Perils of Accentuating the Positive is now available for pre-orders from Hogan Press. Perils takes on the strength-based leadership movement with proven social science research, experience and the work of 15 authors.

Executive Development Group partner Randy White contributed the capstone chapter.