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“Greater Than Yourself is a terrific—no, wonderful—idea. Steve is a tremendous writer and an original thinker.”
“Raising someone up does not reduce your stature—in fact, it exalts you in ways you have to experience to believe. Greater Than Yourself shows how you can begin improving the world by giving of yourself. It’s a wonderful message wrapped in a highly entertaining, well-written story.”
—Ken Blanchard, coauthor of The One Minute Manager® and Leading at a Higher Level
“Greater Than Yourself is more than a good tale well told. It’s a path-breaking book that brings to life the ultimate leadership lesson—that the highest purpose of our work is the development of other leaders. It’s a gift for your mind and your spirit. I enthusiastically recommend it.”—Jim Kouzes, coauthor of the bestselling book The Leadership Challenge, Dean’s Executive Professor of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Highly recommend this book to any manager or student of management.
Farber also gives practical ideas for taking the "fictional" story and making it real for readers who are inspired to take on a GTY project for themselves.
The book is written in parable form - and I always enjoy a parable because it's so easy to read.
I like the ideas found in the book but I am not a fan of the "Business fable" Most business writers are not known for their fiction writting and for me the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by c.a. leibow
If you want to create a better world and a high performance culture in your company then consider this book. I've used the concepts in this book to help develop people around me. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Teddy P
Oh what a great gift I gave to myself & the legacy I will put in place on this earth when I purchased this book via Amazon Kindle. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Scott Ragain
Great read and give some great leadership points to follow. Love the book. One to have in your collection of leadership books.Published 9 months ago by Tony Speirs
Utilizing the format of a business fable, renown Leadership Authority, Steve Farber takes the reader on a powerful and entertaining journey to understanding what life and... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bob Burg
It is an easy read with good insights about true leadership. Highly recommended for anyone looking for something different in regards to leadership.Published 13 months ago by Hilda
I read this book rather quickly, and actually liked it, but view it as an okay book. It is a novel that teaches its lesson through a story. Read morePublished 14 months ago by brandon
EXCELLENT BOOK. I LOVE IT. EVERYONE SHOULD READ IT. I STRONGLY RECOMMEND IT. IF YOU LOVE THE LORD AND WANT TO PLEASE HIM,THEN YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK.Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
A great guide for leaders in any situation. The author does a great job of conveying the necessity of considering others before self.Published 23 months ago by Jake Martinez