How to Be Like is a "character biography" series: biographies that also draw out important lessons from the life of their subjects. In this new book - by far the most exhaustive in the series - Pat Williams tackles one of the most influential people in recent history. While many recent biographies of Walt Disney have reveled in the negative, this audiobook takes an honest but positive look at the man behind the myth. For the first time, the book pulls together all the various strands of Disney's life into one straightforward, easy-to-listen-to tale.
"One of the best books I've heard yet!"
To improve one's leadership influence, study the lives of great leaders - 21 of whom are found in Pat Williams's newest book. Here are the stories and principles of individuals from George Washington to Nelson Mandela, Billy Graham to Margaret Thatcher, organized around Pat's "Seven Sides of Leadership" - Vision, Communication, People Skills, Character, Competence, Boldness, Serving Heart.
Disneyland, Starbucks, Google, the first manned landing on the Moon, every novel ever written, ever motion picture ever filmed, every painting ever created - all began as a dream in someone's imagination. And all became real through the power of Extreme Focus. Pat Williams explains how to discover and focus on your passion in life, how to achieve great things tomorrow by focusing on today, how to discipline yourself for success, how to increase your courage and confidence, and more.
The senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, Pat Williams has spent decades studying the topic of leadership - and this devotional combines his insights with biblical principles to boost your personal influence to ever-higher levels. The example of Jesus Christ proves that true leadership involves loving and serving your people - and The Leadership Excellence Devotional provides 180 compelling readings to challenge you in every aspect of your leadership role.
Though the vision of one person can change the world, no one can carry out a vision alone. Extreme dreams depend on teams - lack of teamwork is often why big dreams go unrealized. Using examples and anecdotes from history and contemporary people, Pat Williams shows how the greatest world-changing events came to be as the result of the passion of one person. In each case a team was assembled with people equipped in the various areas needed to bring the vision to pass.
"The title Says it all!"
The challenges and threats we as a nation face today are eerily similar to the conditions in the world before the beginning of the Reagan era. In his famous 1976 speech at the Republican National Convention, Ronald Reagan helped define a way forward and strengthened the Republican Party. As we stand at a crossroads once again, we are fortunate to have a blueprint for restoring America’s greatness. Reagan has given us the principles to succeed.
"Why America is Exceptional"