In the Company of Leaders
"Leadership is a choice, not a label." Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, PDG, DTM, Accredited Speaker

In the Company of Leaders - updated and re-released in honor of TI's 90th anniversary

Kindle campaign: June 27, 28, 29, 30, and July 1st, 2014 - did very well... we hit the Amazon best seller lists: #1 Leadership (Canada, US, Australia, Japan, France) and placed well on best seller lists in UK, Germany, Brazil, India, and Mexico under different categories.

Help us share the news about Toastmasters International - Where Leaders Are Made!


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Our gratitude to these amazing leadership experts and guest authors who have offered their wisdom to this work.
Now available in both print and kindle versions directly from Amazon - see links below

Now available in both print and kindle versions directly from Amazon - see links below

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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.

The world needs more leadership.
Will you step up and claim yours?

Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey
Creative Lead

Personal Leadership - 'The Power of One!'
leads to the passion of many and allows you to walk

'In the Company of Leaders.'

Download Bob's feature article from the July 2008 Issue of Toastmasters Magazine

"The 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
Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, DTM, PDG, Accredited Speaker at the 77th Annual Toastmasters International convention held in Calgary Alberta

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."

John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States

"Leadership at its 'best' is about developing other strong leaders."

Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, DTM, PDG, Accredited Speaker

Legacy of Leadership, Strive for significance - lead on purpose! by Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey. Our Kindle version just made the Amazon Best Seller Lists (Sept 26-28th) in leadership category. #1 Canada, #2 US, #4 UK

Lee 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 about leadership.

You might recognize a 'famous' name or two among our guest expert authors.

The 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.

"Each" is committed to helping you become a better equipped, inspired, and more powerful leader.

Now available in both print and kindle versions directly from Amazon - see links below

You might wonder how they came to be involved in this project and publication. Very simple answer, "I asked for their help!"

One 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.

Our 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.

The 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.

"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others." Pericles

Background story on this publication:

  • It was created to encourage each of us (as leaders) to claim, develop, and expand our personal leadership skills.
  • This 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 and was just updated and re-released in both print and kindle formats in honor of Toastmasters International's 90th anniversary.
  • Bob '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.
  • We trust it will continue to grow legs as it reaches out across the 93 plus countries represented by Toastmasters International® - Where Leaders Are Made, in helping equip and motivate thousands of Toastmasters and their circle of influence to claim their personal leadership and hone their leadership skills.
  • We 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.

Thanks 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.

"A 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

Now available in both print and kindle versions directly from Amazon - see links below

Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, author of The Brick Way

"Leadership at its 'best'
is about developing other strong leaders."

Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey
Creative Lead, Editor
In the Company of Leaders
(780) 736-0009

The Power of One! - Pocket Wisdom for Leaders by Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

Bob's "Pocket Wisdom for Leaders, The Power of One!"

Bob created this Pocket Wisdom book as a special free gift for those who attended his Toastmasters International Keynote in Calgary on August 15th, 2008

It is now available for on-line purchase.

In the Company of Leaders Kindle version - click to access Print Version - click to access (US) (Canada) (UK) (Mexico)
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