The 100-Mile Walk: A Father and Son on a Quest to Find the Essence of Leadership / Edition 1

The 100-Mile Walk: A Father and Son on a Quest to Find the Essence of Leadership / Edition 1

by Sander A. Flaum, Jonathon A. Flaum
     
 

"The 100-Mile Walk goes beyond the same old how-to rhetoric of the moment in business leadership and gets to the perennial core of the matter—how to learn to cultivate and practice values on and off the job." —Christine Poon, Vice Chairman, Johnson & Johnson

"When the mission is compelling enough, we

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"The 100-Mile Walk goes beyond the same old how-to rhetoric of the moment in business leadership and gets to the perennial core of the matter—how to learn to cultivate and practice values on and off the job." —Christine Poon, Vice Chairman, Johnson & Johnson

"When the mission is compelling enough, we have no choice but to take a leadership role. The 100-Mile Walk is encouragement on the road to discovering the leader inside you." —Leeza Gibbons, former host of Entertainment Tonight and The Leeza Show; Founder and Chairman of The Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation

"Insightful glimpses from older and younger leaders on how to face challenges and the principles they employ to accomplish their goals and make a difference at work. The 100-Mile Walk proves an invaluable journey." —Karen Holbrook, President, The Ohio State University

"On its best day, business is about human beings engaging to create something larger than advancement of only their personal interests. The 100-Mile Walk is about business on its best day! I’d hold it close." —Dean Ernest Scalberg, Fisher School of Business at The Monterey Institute

"If you are interested in the future of leadership, The 100-Mile Walk is a book you must read." —Faith Popcorn, trend expert and author of The Popcorn Report

Sander A. Flaum, an expert in healthcare marketing, was named Man of the Year for the industry in 2002. Now CEO of Flaum Partners, he is former chairman of the advertising agency network Euro RSCG Life and founder of the Leadership Forum at Fordham Graduate School of Business. He has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and other TV networks. Sander Flaum lives in New York City. Jonathon A. Flaum is a speechwriter and coach for leaders and founder/CEO of WriteMind Communications, a consulting firm specializing in public communication and organizational creativity. He lives in Asheville, North Carolina. Mechele Flaum is the founder of Marketing Fire, a creative marketing consultancy. She was previously president of Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve. She lives in New York City.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814408636
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
01/10/2006
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.06(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

F O R E W O R D

The Leadership Enigma, by John Glenn vii

A C K N O W L E D G E M E N T S xi

P R O L O G U E

Walking the Rocky Road 1

C H A P T E R 1

People: When Ideas Lead, People Follow 22

C H A P T E R 2

Purpose: Before You Set Sail, Know Your Direction 52

C H A P T E R 3

Passion: A Fire That Warms 75

C H A P T E R 4

Performance: Results Don’t Lie 95

C H A P T E R 5

Persistence: ‘‘No’’ Is Only for Today 111

C H A P T E R 6

Perspective: The Seeing Is in the Doing 137

C H A P T E R 7

Paranoia: Never Take Your Eye off the Ball 156

C H A P T E R 8

Principles: A Leader’s Cornerstone 174

C H A P T E R 9

Practice: It Never Stops 197

C H A P T E R 1 0

Coda: The Tenth P—Providence 206

E P I L O G U E

What We Know Now That We Didn’t Know Then 211

A P P E N D I X A

Resources 215

A P P E N D I X B

About the Leaders Discussed in This Book 219

I N D E X 245

About the Authors 253

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