Who Am I to Lead?: The World Is Waiting for You

Who Am I to Lead?: The World Is Waiting for You

by Torin Perez
Who Am I to Lead?: The World Is Waiting for You

Who Am I to Lead?: The World Is Waiting for You

by Torin Perez


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More than ever, today's world needs leaders to solve problems and impact positive change. If you have ever asked yourself the question, "Who am I to lead?", this book is for you. Through concise and insightful essays, speaker and change agent Torin Perez stirs readers to think of themselves as leaders and discover their unique strengths. Who Am I to Lead? spans a diverse range of topics, from setting the mindset we need to thrive to defining the actions we must take to cultivate ourselves as leaders. Through the lessons he shares, Torin emboldens readers to envision and realize the positive impact they can each make through their lives and work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692087589
Publisher: Globally Bold LLC
Publication date: 04/06/2018
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Torin Perez believes in the leadership potential of human beings. Since 2015, he has facilitated learning and development sessions and spoken at over fifty colleges, conferences, organizations, and Fortune 500 companies. In 2017 Torin was nominated for the Rosoff Award as a twentysomething leading the way for a new vision of diversity & inclusion. Torin is a One Young World Ambassador, StartingBloc Fellow, Posse Scholar, and inaugural class member of the TED Residency, an incubator for breakthrough ideas.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What’s in This Book for You


Choosing the Glass Half Full 5

The Thermometer vs. The Thermostat 9

Defeating Impostor Syndrome 13

Our Smartphone Addiction 17

Trusting Destiny 21

Setting and Rising to Expectations 27

Serendipity 31

Having Faith in Your Story 37

The Uncertain Entrepreneurial Leap 41


Managing Mental Health Through Adversity 53

Being Authentically You 57

Changing Your Networking Approach 67

Rekindling the Artist Within 73

Finding Your Why & Your Cause 75

Owning Your Worth Through Failure 79

Choosing Your Fellow Travelers 83

Practicing the Rare Art of Listening 87

Leading Across Difference 91

Finding the Heart of Representation 97


Rays of Sunshine 105

The Legacy You Leave Behind 109

Inclusive Leaders of the Future 113

Seeing Yourself Life Size 117

Influencing Young Minds 121

The Bystander’s Opportunity 125

People Matter: An Idea for CEOs 129

In the Service of Others 133

Final Thoughts 137

Acknowledgments 139

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