Cowboys & Conductors

Cowboys & Conductors

by Paul Jan Zdunek, Dustin Davis
Cowboys & Conductors

Cowboys & Conductors

by Paul Jan Zdunek, Dustin Davis


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Winner of the Nonfiction Book Awards, the Goody Business Book Awards, the Speak Up Talk Radio & Firebird Book Awards, and the San Francisco Book Festival Awards

"Cowboys and Conductors: Conversations on Horseman-Humanship is one of the most inspiring books on leadership...I finished reading it feeling really optimistic and motivated about the future."

~ Pikasho Deka
Readers' Favorite®

"Cowboys and Conductors is a must read for anyone interested in the art of leadership. Told through the lens of the human-horse connection, the authors lead the reader on a skillfully orchestrated ride into the grey."

~ Jan Neuharth
Founder, Paper Chase Farms, Inc.
Author of the award-winning Hunt Country Suspense Novels


Cowboys & Conductors: Conversations on Horseman-Humanship has been described as a business book about life and a life book about business for both CEOs in the workplace and young children in the schoolyard trying to figure out relationships. Hailed by Readers' Favorite as " of the most inspiring books on leadership...for anyone who needs...guidance in their day-to-day lives," this book that has been helping people understand how to communicate with others through simple, yet impactful philosophies of Meeting People Where They Are, allowing people to Move Their Feet, and empowering them to work through this post black-and-white world by providing them with a foundational framework called GREY LEADERSHIP®. As the author of the Foreword, Beyonce's dad and executive producer, Mathew Knowles, says that after reading Cowboys & Conductors, "You'll want to be a better person and team player not only for yourself, but for your colleagues and loved ones too."


"As someone who has led large teams in both corporate and non-profit situations, this book points to the key insight that leaders win the trust of followers with patience, creativity, and engagement."

~ Alan Mason
Managing Director, BlackRock
Board Member, League of American Orchestras

"A fine thought-provoking book which ably connects the dots between two seemingly very different professions and ways of life that, because of these authors, we find have a lot more in common than one could have expected."

~ Nicholas McGegan, OBE
Music Director Laureate, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale

"As a voracious reader of business motivation and self-improvement books myself, Cowboys & Conductors is one I learned the most from in at least a decade. It's a totally fresh and exciting look at leadership, management, and life!"

~ Robert Eckert
General Manager, Steiner Germany
Head of Beretta Optics Global

"The authors' down-to-earth approach to an incredibly complex topic that plagues every personal and professional leader on this planet is not only easy to understand and implement, it's also both comforting and challenging at the same time."

~ Mathew Knowles, Ph.D.
Founder, CEO & Executive Producer, Music World Entertainment

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781639881826
Publisher: Atmosphere Press
Publication date: 03/24/2022
Pages: 230
Sales rank: 537,382
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)
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