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My Life in Leadership: The Journey and Lessons Learned Along the Way

My Life in Leadership: The Journey and Lessons Learned Along the Way

Frances Hesselbein, Jim Collins (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-470-90573-9

Feb 2011

256 pages

In Stock

$27.95

Description

In a clear and compelling voice, Frances Hesselbein delivers key leadership lessons. Tracing her own development as a leader, she narrates the critical moments that shaped her personally and professionally: from her childhood in Pennsylvania, to moving up from Girl Scout troop leader to Girl Scout CEO, to founding and leading the Leader to Leader Institute, to her friendships and experiences with some of the greatest leaders and thinkers of our time. Each chapter includes an inspirational story, a key lesson and how to apply it to daily life.
Foreword (Jim Collins).

Introduction: Being Called Forward.

PART ONE: ROOTS.

1 Stories of Family, Lessons of Love.

2 Embrace the Defining Moment.

3 Defining Yourself with the Power of No.

PART TWO: MY LEADERSHIP JOURNEY.

4 My Management Education.

5 New York Calls.

6 Challenging the Gospel.

7 Becoming a Change Agent.

8 Finding Out Who You Are.

9 My Journey with Peter Drucker.

10 The Indispensable Partnership—Governance and Management, Board and Staff.

11 Strengthening the Leadership of the Social Sector.

12 Adventures Around the World.

PART THREE: CONCERNS AND CELEBRATIONS.

13 To Serve Is to Live.

14 Seeing and Listening.

15 Leaders of the Future.

16 Conclusion: Shine a Light.

About the Author.

Index.