When the reporter meets with the most respected CEO in America, the businessman shares the seven secrets he learned long ago from his mentor - an eccentric but brilliant professor who taught him proven management principles that, while ancient in origin, are applicable in today's fast-paced, high-tech world.
©2004 Kevin Leman and Bill Pentak; (P)2008 Zondervan
As someone who has been out of management for a couple of years I picked up this book in hopes to remind myself of basic management principles. Instead not only was I reminded of things I had forgotten I also learned a lot of new material. The way the story is read, the fact that it's an actual story and not just a set of instructions makes listening much easier and learning a lot more fun. would recommend this book to anyone in management.
This book really packs a punch. The concepts make so much sense. Even now when dealing with people, pictures painted in this book pop into my remembrance which helps me deal with the situation.
I highly recommend this book for business and church (and any) leader.
The book uses analogies of a sheep herder that can be easily applied to all management situations and personalities on any team. I must read for any manager/leader.
Hands down the best, most enlightening book I've ever encountered! Not only did I learn the way of the shepherd, it was remarkably well written and entertaining. I was so impressed that I decided to write the first book review I've ever written.
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