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“A novel, intriguing – and more importantly – highly instructive approach enabling us to truly grasp fundamental management principles. In the person of Dwight Eisenhower planning and executing the D-Day landings and the subsequent liberation of Europe, these basic concepts are vividly brought to life. As Loftus rightly observes, no CEO ever face a more daunting, pressure-filled, obstacle-laden mission than did Ike. Perfect reading for these turbulent times.” – Steve Forbes, Chairman & CEO, Forbes Media
Geoff Loftus, a lifelong history buff, is Vice President, Communications, of the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Inc. He has been an editor and writer for more than 25 years in print, television, radio and on the Internet. He has addressed large audiences from Fortune 500 companies on numerous business topics. He has been interviewed by Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, in addition to Compliance Week, Directors & Boards, and Corporate Boards. Mr. Loftus was Managing Editor of Across the Board, a monthly business magazine of thought and opinion at The Conference Board, and he was the first director of The Conference Board’s website, which won numerous awards during his tenure. He has also written and co-written original screenplays and teleplays, including two that were broadcast on television.
After 50 years in business, half as an executive and a lifelong student of military history, there is nothing about the strategy of war, violence, and death that transfers to... Read morePublished 26 days ago by William H. Franklin Jr.
Used the book for a class. Great insights into business strategy and Ike.Published 6 months ago by Cathy
Geoff Loftus has written an interesting book on the leadership of General Dwight D. Eisenhower as the CEO of D-Day Inc. Read morePublished on June 25, 2013 by Bruce
The book takes an interesting approach to Ike and D-Day operations. It looks at D-Day as a business engaging a new market. I enjoy the perspective.Published on November 8, 2012 by Jon Reynolds
It took me an exceptionally long time to finish this book. It sat by my nightstand for several months and I would occasionally pick it up and make it through a chapter or two. Read morePublished on March 21, 2012 by D. Brennan
For those of us who like a bit of practical application in our reading, I would recommend Lead Like Ike by Geoff Loftus. Read morePublished on February 16, 2012 by St. Louis Mark
Lead like Ike is one of those books that I would not naturally gravitate toward. I tend more toward fiction. I am glad, however, that I gave this book a chance. Read morePublished on November 23, 2011 by Shanda
I thought that Loftus did a good job setting up the 10 different strategies of leadership he wanted to explain. Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by Oklahoma Vmax
I cannot recommend this book. I thought it was a huge stretch to make Eisenhower's tactics work for today's marketplace. Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Laraine Hester