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Find inspiration and a fresh perspective on the art of leadership in this account of a cub reporter who lands the interview of a lifetime and walks away with the keys to exceptional leadership.

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

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Wish I would have read this year's ago!

Great easy to listen to book. I have been managing people for years, and I learned some profound things from this book.

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  • Michelle
  • Edenvale, South Africa
  • 01-05-13

The concepts just stay in my head

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.

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Really Great Book on how to manage people

Would you listen to The Way of the Shepherd again? Why?

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.

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Great inspirational book on leadership

Great inspirational book on leadership that I enjoyed listing to for guidance on managing people.

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Absolutely MAGNIFICENT!

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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awesome

I am in awe of such a powerful story. I see management in a whole new light.

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Excellent Listen!

Principles found here are applicable to every facet of life!! I look forward to applying these in family and business. Highly recommended!

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Awesome Book of True Leadership

The message in this book should be a standard tool for all individuals performing any type of task.

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Exellent

I love this book. Have listened to it several times hoping it will all sink in. Narrator is good. Best self help I have gotten so far.

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Many useful lesson's

Great simple story with many valuable and practical lessons you can apply to your everyday management. specifically I would recommend this to anyone who is taking over a new management role or taking on a new more challenging group of associates. it is a truly great story with many practical tool you can use when trying to manage and influence people.

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  • 02-28-17

A masterpiece

Narration is very clear and the tone of voice makes you follow through. A must read