Endorsed by the President of the Center for Creative Leadership, and called a “Must Read” by the American Society for Training and Development, Leaders are Made Not Born is a realistic and thought-provoking look at the leadership skills you need to bring out the very best in yourself and others. This book closes the gap between theory and practice by revealing “40 simple skills” that can help you be the leader you want to be. We are all capable of becoming great leaders. What it takes are the desire, commitment, and determination to lead, as well as the expert advice and education this book provides. Then, it is up to you to practice the forty skills until they are perfected. Now, more than ever before, the world needs great leaders. You can be one.
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About the Author
Michael J. Farlow is a human behavior specialist, trainer, speaker and master coach who helps professionals become more effective leaders and improve relationships with others. He has more than thirty years experience in the public and private sectors, ranging from a career as a naval aviator to management and senior executive positions in corporations such as Alcoa, McDonnell Douglas, Teledyne, and CACI International. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and has earned master's degrees in management and technology and a doctorate in organizational leadership. Engaged in the local community, Michael is an adjunct professor at Concordia University and a guest columnist for the San Antonio Express News.