Art of Leadership

Art of Leadership This outstanding pocket sized hardcover book is an excellent reminder of what is required of a leader Most leaders need reminding everyday that with their privileges comes responsibility and obligati

  • Title: Art of Leadership
  • Author: J. Donald Walters
  • ISBN: 9781567314892
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This outstanding pocket sized, hardcover book is an excellent reminder of what is required of a leader Most leaders need reminding everyday that with their privileges comes responsibility and obligation If any young man or woman seeking to become a leader and not a manager only reads one book on leadership, let it be this one

    405 Comment

    • Breakfast & Bookmarks says:

      I like the ideas, thoughts and advice provided in this book. They are practical for anyone who has authoritive esponsibility whether that responsibility comes from being a parent, a spouse, or authoritive figure in a business setting.I gave it a 3 star review because it was a bit too short for me. For as much advice that can be taken from the writing, I feel it lacked depth and detail which I would have much more appreciated.

    • Koty says:

      Very rarely would ever I rate a book with the fullness of 5 stars. This little giant far exceeded my expectations. It gave me things I could actually take away. Things I retained. I recommend this to anyone in leadership or in a position of responsibility. When dealing with others, read this first.

    • Sue Reifsnider says:

      It's a good, quick read. I would recommend it to any small business owner.

    • Jackie says:

      Don’t be fooled by its size: The Art of Leadership contains a lot of big concepts. Walters impressively and concisely discusses the qualities that define a true leader, and how a real leader thinks. Perhaps most noteworthy is Walters’ description of what a true leader does. Although many people want to be good leaders, comprehending the true nature of leadership is a challenge. Leadership is not about ego or the leader’s self-interests. Leadership is knowing that people are more important [...]

    • Anthony Huntley says:

      I picked this book as my summer reading book because leadership is an important part of my life. This book defines in depth what leadership is and how it can be accomplished. A couple of my favorite quotes are "Leadership is intuition guided by common sense." And, "Genuine leadership is of only one type: supportive. It leads people: It doesn't drive them. It involves them: It doesn't coerce them. It never loses sight of the most important principle governing any project involving human beings" n [...]

    • Gin Tadvick says:

      Simple little book with powerful words. The "it's not about you" book for acquiring leadership skills.

    • Divina says:

      very inspiring book

    • Bridget says:

      Have this book.

    • Missy says:

      Good pointers on what to do and not to do when you are in a position of making an influence.

    • James Espinoza says:

      Very concise and to the point a very good read

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