Lessons in Leadership from the Greatest Generation

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"When my friend Rod Gragg writes on leadership, I stop everything I'm doing and start reading. Rod's latest book is no exception. It's terrific."
-Pat Williams, co-founder and senior vice president of the Orlando Magic and author of The Leadership Excellence Devotional: The Seven Sides of Leadership in Daily Life

"This book is more than a page turner. It will impact the life of the thoughtful reader."
-Rev. Harry Reeder, pastor of Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, ...

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Overview

"When my friend Rod Gragg writes on leadership, I stop everything I'm doing and start reading. Rod's latest book is no exception. It's terrific."
-Pat Williams, co-founder and senior vice president of the Orlando Magic and author of The Leadership Excellence Devotional: The Seven Sides of Leadership in Daily Life

"This book is more than a page turner. It will impact the life of the thoughtful reader."
-Rev. Harry Reeder, pastor of Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Alabama, and author of The Leadership Dynamic: A Biblical Model for Raising Effective Leaders

"One of the most concise and useful works on leadership that I have ever read."
-Lt. Col. Larkin Spivey, US Marine Corps (ret.), author of Battlefields and Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from World War II and God in the Trenches

The battles of World War II are long gone, but the lessons of dignity, integrity, and personal and public heroism live on. This illuminating book offers ten extraordinary leadership lessons from the Americans who overcame the Great Depression and won World War II. From America's greatest wartime leaders, including Maj. Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Adm. Chester Nimitz to the unsung heroes who triumphed on Guadalcanal and Omaha Beach, the exceptional examples of leadership in this remarkable book will inspire and encourage you to be a true leader.
Here are ten simple steps that will make a difference in the boardroom, classroom, or home. As America's Greatest Generation passes from memory into history, this small but powerful primer passes their brightly shining torch of leadership to a new generation looking to step up to the challenge.
Read it. Apply it. And change your world for the better.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455618217
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2013
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Rod Gragg is the author of numerous works of history, including George Washington: An Interactive Biography; Robert E. Lee: Character and Valor; and Planters, Pirates, and Patriots: Historical Tales from the South Carolina Grand Strand. His books have won the James I. Robertson Award, the Douglas Southall Freeman Award, the Jefferson Davis Medal, and the Fletcher Pratt Award and have been selected for the Book-of-the-Month Club , the History Book Club, and the Military History Book Club. A native of Conway, South Carolina, he earned his BA in journalism and MA in American history from the University of South Carolina. He and his family live on the South Carolina Grand Strand.
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