As organizations grow, the demands on leadership change. The same old moves won't cut it anymore. In Chess Not Checkers, Miller tells the story of Blake Brown, newly appointed CEO of a company troubled by poor performance and low morale.
Nothing Blake learned from his previous job seems to help him deal with the issues he now faces. The problem is Blake is playing checkers - he needs to play chess or he's going to lose. You have to think strategically, look ahead and leverage every employee's specific talents.
Adapting strategies from the game of chess, Miller reveals four essential moves all high-performance organizations make. They bet on leadership, act as one, win the heart, and excel at execution. Chess Not Checkers is an accessible and easily applied guide to help leaders elevate their own leadership and the performance of their team.