-Howard Schultz, CEO, Starbucks
"Geeks and Geezers is an insightful and absorbing culling of wisdom from remarkable leaders whose ability to create meaning out of adversity is profoundly inspiring. Read this wonderful book for its useful lessons from those already at the top, but also to get to know the emerging heroes who are shaping our future and changing the very definition of leadership."
-Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Business School, and best-selling author of Evolve: Succeeding in the Digital Culture of Tomorrow
"Geeks and Geezers is both Warren Bennis's most important and his most enjoyable book."
-Peter F. Drucker, Professor of Social Science and Management, Claremont Graduate University
"An inspired idea, a tantalizing title, an essential book."
-Howard Gardner, coauthor of Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet
"A great book for all ages and all seasons. I was humbled by the stories and inspired by the messages that Bennis and Thomas drew from them." -Charles Handy, social philosopher and author of The Elephant and the Flea
"As a geezer, I still want to understand leadership better-not just how to lead but also how to follow the best people. This book offers fresh and useful ideas from any reader's perspective."
-George P. Shultz, Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
I enjoyed the comparison of geeks and geezers and I think I fit more in the middle to "geeky" side due to my age. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robert Kirk
While I didn't find the concepts of this book to be earth shattering, I did find the contrast in cultures and goals people set between people coming in their own during my... Read morePublished 21 months ago by john williams
I have been in search for finding answers to the questions like:How can we learn to lead?How we sustain our passion for leading so as to lead for a life time? Read morePublished on March 26, 2012 by vidyanand
If you are struggling to understand today's workforce, this book is for you. The book contains the very basics you should know to function in today's diverse work environments. Read morePublished on July 4, 2009 by Charles A. Arnold
I enjoyed Geeks and Geezers. I thought this book was well written and by creditable authors. I think everyone can learn valuable lessons from the life experiences of successful... Read morePublished on April 26, 2006 by Robert Stoltz
Some great concepts endure for centuries. Bennis and Thomas present one of these concepts in their fresh, fasted paced book Geeks & Geezers. Read morePublished on April 6, 2006 by Peter V. Walter
Warren Bennis and Robert Thomas offer a new viewpoint on leadership. By interviewing geeks (30 and under) and geezers (70 and older), Bennis and Thomas offer a glimpse into the... Read morePublished on July 7, 2005 by zip
I have just finished watching Bennis talk about his book on C-Span's book reviews and have just read the individual book reviews here--and I don't get it. Read morePublished on January 26, 2003 by Frank K. Gaza