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From one of "The World's Most Powerful Women" (Forbes)
An inspiring collection of stories, insights, and profound life lessons
As a CEO, daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother, Marilyn Carlson Nelson has always put people first--a key priority in her uniquely effective philosophy of corporate leadership. How We Lead Matters combines her adventures and insights with wisdom from renowned spiritual, political, and literary figures to convey the leadership precepts behind her business, managerial, and corporate success.
From stargazing and world travel to equal rights and corporate wrongs, this thoughtful combination of professional and personal experiences is one of Carlson Nelson's proudest legacies. It is a book that will inspire you to think about how you live, how you lead, and how you can make impactful choices that create your own brand of success.
"These stories are the ones that are closest to me...life is made up of a series of days and choices, and how we lead matters."--Marilyn Carlson Nelson
Marilyn Carlson Nelson is chairman and CEO of Carlson, a global group of companies providing travel, hotel, cruise, restaurant, and marketing services, including such brands as Radisson® and Regent® hotels and resorts, Country Inns and Suites By CarlsonSM, Park Inn® and Park Plaza® hotels, Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, Carlson Wagonlit Travel®, Carlson Marketing®, and T.G.I. Friday's® restaurants.
Deborah Cundy, an assistant dean at the Carlson School of Management, has worked with Marilyn Carlson Nelson for nearly 20 years as a former vice president at Carlson and speech writer. She assisted Ms. Carlson Nelson in the founding of the Center for Integrative Leadership at the University of Minnesota.
The book was a little dry for me and really didn't hold my interest,but it was well written.It wasn't something that I could apply to my life.Published on November 24, 2012 by Delphine
This is the perfect gift for the young business person. Those of us not so young will enjoy her insight and be inspired.
Glad I read it.
I picked up this book on the recommendation of a friend and found it to be uniquely delightful. It is very easy to read with the format two page "sound bytes": one page essay... Read morePublished on February 16, 2009 by Deborah A. Morrin
A friend suggested that I read the book. This is Marilyn Carlson sharing her thoughts. The postscript was quite moving for me when she talks about "The Journey Not the Arrival... Read morePublished on February 4, 2009 by Norman Lacasse