Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders

Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders

by Chesley B. Sullenberger III


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061924705
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 05/15/2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.08(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, III has been dedicated to the pursuit of safety for his entire adult life. While he is best known for serving as Captain during what has been called the "Miracle on the Hudson," Sullenberger is a speaker, aviation safety expert, and accident investigator, serves as the CBS News Aviation and Safety Expert, and is the founder and chief executive officer of Safety Reliability Methods, Inc., a company dedicated to management, safety, performance, and reliability consulting. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Admiral Thad Allen 8

2 John C. Bogle 37

3 William Bratton 63

4 Lieutenant Colonel Tammy Duckworth 87

5 Jennifer Granholm 112

6 Gene Kranz 146

7 Tony La Russa 175

8 Robert Reich 198

9 Michelle Rhee 226

10 Sue Sheridan 249

11 Jim Sinegal 274

Lessons in Leadership 302

Acknowledgments 316

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Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An outstanding book. A best read. The author provides the avenue for individuals in America that have values and is a must read for excellent character traits in the business world and the average individual who aspires to live a life with values and respect. An excellent book.
grumpydave More than 1 year ago
PUrchases several of these Sullenberger books. Great short reads, impressive selections. Grads liked them.
FluffyOH More than 1 year ago
Overall I enjoyed and was enriched by the book. There were a few chapters I skimmed, but overall I would recommend this to better understand the people who stepped forward and used leadership skills to solve problems.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
'Bought for my 87 year-old dad in large print. Biographicial vignettes make it doable to read a little bit at a time. He thoroughly enjoyed this uplifting book.