ISBN-10:
081440863X
ISBN-13:
9780814408636
Pub. Date:
01/10/2006
Publisher:
AMACOM
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

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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

About the Author

Sander A. Flaum (New York, NY), 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. Jonathon A. Flaum (Asheville, NC) is a speechwriter and coach for leaders and founder/CEO of WriteMind Communications.

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

What People are Saying About This

Judith Kolva

"Sander and Jonathon don't pretend to have all the answers: they offer a means for us to struggle with our own question."
associate professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, International College

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