The book crept along in the standard, "some leaders are better than others" formula, until about midway when, in an apparent attempt to jump on to the bandwagon of a certain newly elected US President, the author decided to heap the highest praise on the untested leader. With today's hindsight on how insightful, inclusive, inspiring leadership has been such a particular, and acute failure for the man, the section reads like a sudden punchline to a very long joke you've been lured into.
I'm sure Mrs. McDonald tells an amusing anecdote in person or on tv, but when she stretches a humorous moment out to a 10-minute book chapter it loses all of it's entertainment value. This book is like an extended version of the "what I did last summer" essay written by a half-clever high school kid.
I've been an Audible customer practically since the site began and read a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, humor and more serious offerings. This is the first book I've ever downloaded that I didn't finish. It's just not worth the time.
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