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Publisher's Summary

The leadership classic, Discover Your True North, expanded for today's listeners.

Discover Your True North is the best-selling leadership classic that enables you to become an authentic leader by discovering your True North. Originally based on first-person interviews with 125 leaders, this book instantly became a must-hear business classic when it was introduced in 2007. Now expanded and updated to introduce 48 new leaders and new learning about authentic global leaders, this revisited classic includes more diverse, global, and contemporary leaders of all ages. New case studies include Warren Buffett, Indra Nooyi, Arianna Huffington, Jack Ma, Paul Polman, Mike Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, and many others. Alongside these studies, former Medtronic CEO Bill George continues to share his personal stories and his wisdom by describing how you can become the leader you want to be, with helpful exercises included throughout the book.

Being a leader is about much more than title and management skills - it's fundamentally a question of who we are as human beings. Discover Your True North offers a concrete and comprehensive program for becoming an authentic leader, and shows how to chart your path to leadership success.

Once you discover the purpose of your leadership, you'll find the true leader inside you. This book shows you how to use your natural leadership abilities to inspire and empower others to excellence in today's complex global world. Discover Your True North enables you to become the leader you were born to be, and stay on track of your True North.

©2015 Bill George (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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Missed Opportunity for Greatness

This book contains a few gems of useful information and strategies to use to vector your life. However, overall it becomes very repetitive in dropping the names of famous CEOs and saying how they generically pushed through adversity. There is no attempted bridge between "high performing" individuals and the vast majority of people who are not on the CEO track but could be helped by this book if it were better presented.

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a truly transformational book

a must for any new leader or highly motivated person. I enjoyed it and could leave it until I finished it.

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Anodyne stories of pharmaceutical CEOs

Repetitive and not very instructive or inspiring. Much better books out there in this genre

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True North... Anecdotal

Overly lengthy anecdotes intertwined to drive home topics and points. I appreciate the discussion. Decent read.

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must read !!!

this book shows you new perspectives on how to forge your own career and future

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A step by step exploration of how and why you lead

If you could sum up Discover Your True North in three words, what would they be?

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Who was your favorite character and why?

Step by Step guide

Which character – as performed by Peter Larkin – was your favorite?

I loved the opportunity to stop and reflect and pull the wisdom out of my life's lessons.

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Great book! It was an easy enjoyable read.

I recommend this book to all aspiring leaders. You will be truly appreciated the stories.