Head & Heart: The Art of Modern Leadership
Leadership is simply a series of moments, and this book gives you the tools to turn each moment into an opportunity to leave a positive legacy for those you lead.
In this ground-breaking book, award-winning leadership expert and business leader Kirstin Ferguson has written a much-needed practical guide for every modern leader. Whether you are the head of one of the largest companies in the world, supervising a small team, or guiding your family, it will be your ability to integrate your head and heart that will influence your success in leading others and navigating our complex world.
Combining studies from leading thinkers in the field with her own research, and more than three decades of personal experience, Kirstin explains the 8 key attributes of a head and heart leader and provides the tools to measure your own approach. Along the way, she shares her conversations with modern leaders from a broad range of backgrounds whose stories will surprise you, challenge your thinking and inspire you to be the type of leader the world needs.
Kirstin Ferguson is an author, columnist, and company director.
Kirstin has a PhD in leadership and in 2021 was named one of Thinkers50’s top 30 Thinkers to Watch. She has served as an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force, CEO of a global consulting firm and acting chair and deputy chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2023, Kirstin was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for her significant service to business and gender equality.