"As someone who has participated in the journey of a company that has grown from $4 million to $40 billion, I believe the core premise of this book rings true. The skills derived from facing one's own "crucibles" are powerful tools for growing one's business." --Brad Anderson, Vice Chairman and CEO, Best Buy Co., Inc.
"Thomas displays exceptional understanding of the complex forces at work in any leader's career. Crucibles of Leadership provides a crisp road map to leading more effectively." --Jeff Wilke, Senior Vice President, Amazon.com
"Robert Thomas has written the organizational playbook for transforming management into leadership.The critical elixir? Learning from those times when one's leadership was on the line." --Michael Useem, William and Jacalyn Egan Professor and Director, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School
About the Author
Robert J. Thomas is Executive Director of Accenture's Institute for High Performance Business and Galvin Professor of Leadership at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He co-authored Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values and Defining Moments Shape Leaders with Warren Bennis.