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Forging Grit: A Story of Leadership Perseverance Hardcover – June 7, 2016
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“Forging Grit is a great read! Mike and Stephen have given us a simple, well-written story about a man whose grit is revealed through extraordinary circumstances. If you want to understand grit better or be inspired to pursue it for your own life, pick up this book.”
Bill Dillard III
Vice President, Dillard’s Inc.
“I’ve never read a book this fast! Forging Grit read more like a thriller novel than a leadership fable. A plane crash, a capture and an interesting cast of Nepalese villagers – this book will not only teach you lessons of innovation, perseverance and grit, but it will keep you on your toes along the way.”
Author of New York Times bestsellers It’s Not Just Who You Know and The Heart-Led Leader
“Forging Grit is a great parable that everyone in business should read. There are so many important messages within this captivating and insightful tale that you can't help but grow as a person and a leader.”
Bestselling author of On Fire at Work
“Life is a great teacher if we choose to use our experiences for upliftment and learning. Forging Grit speaks to how when faced with challenges we are always stronger than we think, more capable than we’re aware and how our own story can positively change and impact the world.”
Author of Jumping Into The Parade and Old School with New Tools
About the Author
Mike Thompson is the CEO of SVI, a leading talent development company, where he coaches current and next generation CEOs and executives at many of the world’s largest companies. Mike has toured the world and studied leadership in some of the most primitive environments to gain deeper leadership insights in all types of communities and cultures around the globe.
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