Leadership Genius of George W. Bush: 10 Commonsense Lessons from the Commander in Chief

Leadership Genius of George W. Bush: 10 Commonsense Lessons from the Commander in Chief

by Carolyn B. Thompson, Jim Ware, James Ware

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ISBN-13: 9780471660477
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

CAROLYN B. THOMPSON is President of Training Systems, Inc., a customized performance improvement and HR consulting company dedicated to helping small- and medium-sized organizations enhance their ability to recruit, inspire, train, and retain the quality leaders they need at every level.

JAMES W. WARE, MBA, CFA, is a principal of Focus Consulting Group, Inc. The firm works with leaders to build sustainable success through their expertise in leadership, culture, and change management.

Table of Contents

George W. Bush
The Making of the Leadership Genius xiii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 What Do You Stand For?
Identify Core Values 7

Chapter 2 Where Are You Going?
Inspire Through Vision 33

Chapter 3 Can I Trust You?
Become Credible 55

Chapter 4 Bring in the Right People, Part One
Don't Be Afraid to Hire People Smarter Than You 81

Chapter 5 Bring in the Right People, Part Two
Leave 'Em Alone! 113

Chapter 6 Encourage Collaboration
Build Alliances 149

Chapter 7 Give It to 'Em Straight
Communicate 171

Chapter 8 If It's Noon, I Must Be Jogging
Be Disciplined and Focus 203

Chapter 9 Intuitive Wisdom
Trust Your Instincts 249

Chapter 10 Getting Results
Hold People Accountable 265

Notes 281

Index 303

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