on the above link to purchase your own personal copy.
What an amazing response from some of the world's top leadership
experts, authors, and speakers. Their generosity is an investment
in your growth and future success as a leader. You're going
to love reading their insights and leadership observations.
world needs more leadership.
Will you step up and claim yours?
person is rich indeed who has more friends than enemies, fears no one,
and is so busy building that they have no time to devote to tearing
down another's hopes and plans."Napoleon Hill
your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more,
do more and become more, you are a leader."
Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States
at its 'best' is about developing other strong
'Idea Man' Hooey, DTM, PDG, Accredited Speaker
Iococca wrote "Where Have All the Leaders
Gone?" and said, "In the race to determine
who will own the 21st century, I'll place my bets on the givers,
not the takers." Wise man. Here is my August
2008 Point to Ponder and my answer to his provocative question
might recognize a 'famous' name or two among our guest
majority of our guest leadership experts are already successful
authors, many with best selling books. As well, many have earned
acclaim for their demonstrated leadership as well as their inspirational
speaking. Most of these folks are professional colleagues and
friends. Some are Toastmasters leaders and friends. Some were
referrals from contributing authors, and some were approached
because of a specific leadership book or books they had written.
is committed to helping you become a better equipped, inspired,
and more powerful leader.
might wonder how they came to be involved in this project and
publication. Very simple answer, "I asked for their
of the biggest lessons learned in my own leadership journey
was the secret power of getting out of my own way, in parking
my ego, and in asking for help. I found that quite often, people
were more open to help than I was to ask. I am privileged
to be in the company of their leadership.
intention with this leadership project and e-publication is
to provide a variety of perspectives, expertise, and experience
in leadership that each of us can draw from (a
well of wisdom, if you will) in our own quest to either
claim, enhance, or hone our leadership skills. Leadership success
is an educational journey where you learn-on-the-grow.
As someone once said, "For the leader, school is never
out." Leadership is definitely a learn-as-you-grow proposition.
You garner knowledge from reading and interacting, you anchor
it and prove its value in the field with real people.
legacy of leadership you leave is founded on those lessons and
the interaction you've had with the folks you were leading and
with those who have invested in your own leadership journey.
Leaders grow other leaders. Leadership at its 'best'
is about developing other leaders. This is what motivates
me to create this publication to invest in your growth and to
help equip you to succeed in your leadership journey.
you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others."Pericles
story on this publication:
was created to encourage each of us (as leaders) to claim,
develop, and expand our personal leadership skills.
leadership project and e-publication was formally launched
at the Toastmasters
International Convention held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
on Friday, August 15th, 2008. It then become accessible on-line
to the general public. It has been updated for 2013.
'Idea Man' Hooey, DTM, PDG, Accredited Speaker keynoted
the Toastmasters International annual Leadership Luncheon on
Friday, August 15th and gave a 'complimentary' copy
of this e-book to everyone in the audience. Each of their new
District Governors from across the globe and their newly elected
International Board got one as well. He has shared it without
cost with his fellow Toastmasters around the globe.
trust it will grow legs as it reaches out across the 93 countries
represented by Toastmasters International - Where leaders grow,
in helping equip and motivate thousands of Toastmasters and
their circle of influence to claim their personal leadership
and hone their leadership skills.
trust it gains acceptance from corporate, association, community
leaders around the world. We hope you decide to make the investment
and get your personal copy so you can grow your leadership skills
and walk in the company of leaders.
to our amazing authors and experts for their willingness to
help us create this work. We are humbled by their generosity.
Please visit their respective websites, invite them to come
and speak for you, buy a book or two, and leverage their wisdom
and leadership in your career, club, community, or company.
true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to
make tough decisions,
and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. He does
not set out to be a leader,
but becomes one by the quality of his actions and the integrity
of his intent. " Anonymous
at its 'best'
is about developing other strong leaders."
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