It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership (Paperback)

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One of America's most admired public figures reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career, and sets forth a thoughtful, brilliant, and original blueprint for leadership.

It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary public service career of the four-star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell. At its heart are Powell's "Thirteen Rules" such as "Get mad, then get over it" and "Share credit" which are illustrated by revealing personal stories that introduce and expand upon his principles for effective leadership: conviction, hard work, and, above all, respect for others. He offers warm and engaging parables with wise advice on succeeding in the workplace and beyond.

Powell combines the insights he has gained serving in the top ranks of the military and in four presidential administrations with the lessons he's learned from his immigrant-family upbringing in the Bronx, his training in the ROTC, and his growth as an Army officer. The result is a powerful portrait of a leader who is reflective, self-effacing, and grateful for the contributions of everyone he works with.

About the Author

Colin Powell nacio en la ciudad de Nueva York en 1937. Es un general de cuatro estrellas retirado del ejercito de Estados Unidos y ha ganado numerosos honores militares, civiles y extranjeros. Se ha desempenado en cuatro administraciones presidenciales en una variedad de roles, mas recientemente como Secretario de Estado de 2001 a 2005. Reside en Virginia.

Tony Koltz co-authored Tom Clancy s Into the Storm and Battle Ready, with General Zinni.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062135131
ISBN-10: 0062135139
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: June 3rd, 2014
Pages: 283
Language: English