Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage

Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage

by Jason Kander


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538747599
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 231,870
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

A husband, a father, a former Army Captain who served in Afghanistan, and Missouri's former Secretary of State, Jason Kander is the president of Let America Vote. He is the first millennial in the country to have been elected to statewide office as Missouri's secretary of state, and currently chairs the Commission to Protect American Democracy from the Trump Administration. He graduated from American University and Georgetown Law School. He lives in Kansas City with his wife, Diana, an entrepreneur, and their four-year-old son, True.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Lesson Number 1 Experience is good, but perspective is golden 1

Lesson Number 2 Politics is a profession practiced entirely by amateurs 27

Lesson Number 3 Hustle and be humble 55

Lesson Number 4 Never lose your inner chinstrap 83

Lesson Number 5 Keep it real 111

Lesson Number 6 Politics can be completely absurd. Deal with it 141

Lesson Number 7 "You live your life with your friends [and family], not your accomplishments." 163

Lesson Number 8 Be willing to fail … publicly 183

Lesson Number 9 Make your argument 193

Lesson Number 10 "Something's happening here" (in America) 209

Acknowledgments 219

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Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Phenomenal book by a phenomenal leader. Jason captures his lessons on leadership and life. Great read and follow Jason on his podcast Majority 54.