Leadership Products

As I develop more products they will all become available on this page. Currently I’m offering my first book:

Being The Effective Leader

Being The Effective Leader by Michael NicholasI’ve captured the vital elements of my strategies for leadership success in my first book, Being The Effective Leader. It will enable you to not only become more effective but also to gain more fulfilment in the process. Its simple lessons can be used every day to transform your relationships with others and learn how to become that most effective of leaders – someone who creates leaders around you.

This book contains 324 pages of powerful information, structured into eight transformational and proven techniques to enable you to unlock your true leadership potential. Don’t just accept my word for it. Take a look at comments from others who have read it that appear at the bottom of this page.

What’s in the Book?

In Being The Effective Leader I fully explain why effective leadership must start with the individual, demonstrating that progress is the result of a sequential growth process from the inside out. You’ll discover:

  • The style of leadership needed if businesses are to respond positively to the radical changes taking place in world markets.
  • Why we all resist change, and how this can be overcome to fulfil more of our potential.
  • Why character and integrity are essential foundations in high performance leadership.
  • The vital importance of lifelong learning and how to reinvigorate your learning capability.
  • How understanding people better can transform your results and those of your company.
  • The critical and commonly overlooked aspects of corporate culture that are indispensable in seeking to achieve high performance.
  • Why creativity rather than competition will produce the best results from your team.
  • And much more...

Leadership is Not Optional (if you plan to be successful)

Extensive research conclusively demonstrates that leadership is a vital element in all outstandingly successful enterprises. Furthermore, the more deeply it is embedded throughout the organisation, at every level, the more likely the organisation is to be successful.

If you are seeking to achieve more, whether you are the head of a multi-national, running your own business, or aspiring to your first management position, Being The Effective Leader is for you. It reveals many proven leadership success principles and explains why the majority of learning and development strategies fail.

To get a copy…

This book is available in both hardback and PDF formats. Just select the appropriate button below and you’ll be taken straight to the order form (this is hosted off this site to ensure complete security of your data).

Both versions cost $26.95, though shipping is extra for the physical book and varies depending on which world region you are in.

As a special promotion I’m currently offering a 20% discount on either version. Just enter the appropriate promotion code on the order form: MNW001 for the hardback and MNW002 for the PDF.


Still unsure? Here’s what others have said about Being The Effective Leader:

A great book, an important book for it convincingly states the crucial fact that true leadership comes from inside ourselves, if we have the courage to look; not from business schools – or books, except for this one.

Sir John Whitmore

Author of Coaching for Performance

I've read many 'leadership' books but nothing like the masterpiece Michael Nicholas has produced. It grabs you from page one and is full of incredibly valuable insights into what makes people successful, many of which I've never seen in print before. "Being The Effective Leader" has something for everyone, whether they consider themselves to be a leader or not, because of the clear way that it explains the real factors behind success. I highly recommend this book for anyone who wants to understand how to improve their own performance or that of other people around them.

Stuart Goldsmith

Internationally renowned copywriter and best-selling author of

The Midas Method, Seven Secrets of The Millionaires and other motivational books

Michael Nicholas has beautifully brought together the complementary areas of personal and leadership development to offer an insightful guide for how you can get ahead. This is an extraordinary book that will be a valuable addition to the libraries of both entrepreneurs and coaches.

Jonathan Jay

Multi-Millionnaire Entrepreneur

Founder of The Coaching Academy and successtrackonline.com

This detailed and rigorous exploration of the impact of thinking processes and beliefs on leadership is very much overdue. Michael Nicholas uncovers the habits of thinking and behaviours that will enable you to become a world class leader.

Steve Siebold

Author of 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class

In this book Michael Nicholas clearly explains how to get things done more quickly and effectively. It is built around the solid principles adopted by the most successful leaders. Don’t just read this book -- use it every day to put you on the fast track to superior results.

Vic Johnson

Founder, www.asamanthinketh.net

Do you want to really understand the essential principles necessary to transform your capability as an individual and as leader and equip yourself with the skills in how to put them into practice? If so, then I can’t recommend Being The Effective Leader highly enough.

Richard Millman

CEO, Leisure Connection

Few people are aware of the enormous potential that we are all born with, and even fewer take advantage of it. Everything that we achieve stems from the use of the mind – Being The Effective Leader will show you how.

Paul Martinelli

President, LifeSuccess Consulting

Do you want to be able to dramatically improve your influencing skills, and with them your leadership? Then Being The Effective Leader is a must read.

Kate Burton

Author of NLP for Dummies

If you want to make a change in your life, Being The Effective Leader will make a difference in your approach and give you information that will not only show you how to change, but will also inspire you to do so.

Jim Sloane

Vice Chairman, Deloitte & Touche UK

Simple and profound. The advice in Being The Effective Leader offers everybody, whether they consider themselves to be a leader or not, the opportunity to improve the way that they work with and influence others.

Ben Bengougam

HR Director, DSGi

If you want your business to compete, then its people must collaborate. Michael Nicholas clearly describes why this behaviour is so rare and how to motivate people to be the best that they can be. A must-read for leaders at all levels. ~ Keith Jones, Managing Director, PC World Stores Group

Keith Jones

Managing Director, PC World Stores Group

I found Being The Effective Leader to be a must read for anyone who leads others. Not only does it explain why we are getting our current results, it offers sound business advice about how to improve them.

Peter Thomson

One of the UK’s Leading Strategists on Business and Personal Growth

Michael Nicholas blends a wealth of both established and new leadership ideas, together with his own extensive experience, to present a straightforward formula that anybody can use.

Julie Harding

Head of HR, HSBC – UK Banking

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