Thomas Smith's dedication, leadership and passion is shown in his thirty plus years of community engagement. An author widely published in print and on-line, Thomas was honored as an Award Winning Author in the International Book Awards in 2015, 2014, and 2013 and the USA Best Book Awards in 2014 and 2013. He has leadership experience in civic, social, and community organizations and local, state and federal government. He has undergraduate degrees in economics and business management and graduate degrees in administration and banking. He is an avid volunteer with active community involvement.
SHADES OF LEADERSHIPby Thomas Smith
SHADES OF LEADERSHIP by Thomas Smith has been honored the Award-Winning Finalist in the Business: Careers category for the 2013 USA Best Book Awards! SHADES OF LEADERSHIP is a collection of provocative essays that are relevant for today's leaders. Written with the intention for leaders to help leaders, this book takes an unorthodox look at leadership. Inside perspective and practical tips are delivered and are meaningful to those interested in being better leaders. This book is an inspiring book that will help business owners, students, and community leaders in life and business. This book is especially relevant to those working with community groups, non-profits, and to improve individual skills and knowledge. This book provides useful information about critical leadership skills especially important for career development. The book is designed to help build confidence and enhance successful life skills. Everyone has the opportunity to be leaders each and every day. This book helps to understand leadership and our ability to become better leaders. This book helps leaders to be able to envision the future and to convince others that they have the ability and vision worth following. This book discusses many different ideas about leadership including teamwork, authenticity, collaboration, and character. The book includes topics such as arrogance and leadership, dealing with liars, and what makes an effective leader.
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“Simple . . . clear . . . powerful. With many years of experience in leadership, organizational development, and training I was surprised to find something strike me with such impact.”
This book is a collection of essays that can be applied universally. It is interesting and provides useful information about critical leadership skills.
Wow! I truly enjoyed this book Shades of Leadership. I read it over 3x's. I have recently become a leader of very popular local group and find myself filling up on the book's words.
"Shades of Leadership" is an informative and well written book. The information is presented clearly and covers topics that are relevant for today's leaders. It is my belief that this book will be an important resource for many that currently lead organizations and for those who desire to become better leaders. It is interesting and about an important topic for today's world.