Breaking the Proactive Paradox: Maximizing Performance Through Empowerment


Tim has produced another “winner” and this book is chock-full of informative and hands-on advice, which gets at the heart of organizations and their people thriving in a VUCA world. The book is well-organized, easy to read, and full of practical applications.” –Barry Z. Posner, PhD, Co-author, The Leadership Challenge and Everyday People, ExtraordinaryThe ideas and tools in this excellent book help make this happen by proactively navigating the paradoxes that shape work today.Dave Ulrich Rensis Likert Professor, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

How do you get your team members to exercise appropriate independent judgment?

How do you get employees to be more accountable for their actions?

Leaders need team members to be empowered and proactive post COVID-19.

What are the roadblocks? How are they overcome? Most books on employee empowerment bypass two critical relationships: the employment compact and the jobholder and their job.

These two relationships hold the key to unlocking employee empowerment.

This breakthrough book is for leaders who want to maximize performance through empowerment. It offers a new approach and practical strategies to energize employees to exercise their initiative when needed and be accountable for their actions.

A proactive employee is engaged in their job and can confidently make decisions without overly relying on their manager.


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Tim Baker

Dr. Tim Baker is a thought leader, international consultant, and successful author ( He was recently voted one of The Most Talented Global Training & Development…

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October 28, 2021





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