Ernest Shackleton is a model of great leadership and as well as the master of crisis management. Shackleton's Way will reveal in a simple, reader-friendly way what separated the explorer from his less successful and less admired colleagues, and what inspired the unfailing loyalty of his men.
“At Starbucks, the coffee has to be excellent, from the sourcing and growing to the roasting and brewing. The vision has to be inspiring and meaningful. Our finances have to be in order. But without people, we have nothing. With people, we have something even bigger than coffee.”
Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president, and then to bring his disgruntled opponents together, create the most unusual cabinet in history, and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the Union and winning the war.
This is far more than another book on leadership strategies and techniques. You'll find those topics in here, to be sure. But beyond them, you'll find the very essence of one of today's foremost Christian leaders-his fervent commitment to evangelism and discipleship and his zeal to inspire fellow church leaders to lead with all your might, all your skill, and all your faith.
One of the most captivating heroes of the last decade and the author of the New York Times bestseller Highest Duty explores the nature of leadership with some of Americas best and brightest. Click on the cover to see if it's on the shelf at the Teton County Library.