With wit and skill, Brookhiser expertly anatomizes true leadership with lessons from Washington’s three spectacularly successful careers as an executive: general, president, and tycoon. In every area of endeavor, Washington maximized his strengths and overcame his flaws. Brookhiser shows how one man’s struggles and successes two centuries ago can serve as a modeland an inspirationfor leaders today.
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By the end of Brookhiser’s colloquial, good-humored analysis, we’re persuaded that, while no leader in American history may be more worthy of emulation, the mature Washington’s signal virtue was his consistently sound, often spectacularly wise judgment, a faculty honed throughout a lifetime presi...May 01 2008 | Read Full Review of George Washington on Leadership
Brookhiser draws upon a wealth of historical material to identify and then discuss leadership lessons to be learned from George Washington’s life and career, lessons that remain relevant after more than 200 years.Jul 01 2009 | Read Full Review of George Washington on Leadership
The earliest reviews of my forthcoming book, George Washington on Leadership (Basic) are in: Kirkus (“colloquial, good-humored analysis”), and Booklist (“While leaders glean Brookhiser for practical advice, history buffs will be intrigued by his biographical insights.”) Leaders in New York and ...Apr 01 2008 | Read Full Review of George Washington on Leadership
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