Praise for IF YOU WILL LEAD
"Leadership consultant Doug Moran offers a fascinating, instructive perspective that identifies the “If Sixteen Leadership Attributes” that [Rudyard] Kipling's poem describes. Moran’s well-researched biographies of historic figures illustrate qualities Kipling found essential to great leadership. getAbstract recommends Moran’s insights to students of history and to good leaders seeking to become great." - Washington Post
"Doug Moran, a former Capital One CIO and Virginia state commissioner, offers perspectives on principled leadership." - Baseline Magazine
"There is considerable wisdom to be garnered from Doug's perspective....There is no question that any leader who embraces the quest for continued learning will benefit from this book. Read it. Learn from it. Share it." - Kristin Kaufman, founder of Alignment Inc.
"If You Will Lead uses the power of storytelling to teach its leadership lessons. It combines bigger-than-life examples with everyday stories to help leaders apply its lessons to their own leadership challenges, whatever they may be." - Interview Angel
"Provocative, engaging and helpful...Many of the 'If Sixteen' leaders whose lives Doug chose to chronicle are people I thought I knew about, and/or whose careers I had formed solid opinions about. However, Doug’s biographical information about them, coupled with his unique interpretations, provided healthy challenges to my understandings." - Susan Palmer, founder of Susan Palmer Consulting
"Speak[s] to our need to rethink our core thinking, beliefs and motivationsto do the uncomfortable." - Leadership Now