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Impact: Great Leadership Changes Everything Hardcover – February 4, 2014
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"An excellent read that focuses us on the core values and foundational issues needed to sustain a leader in today’s difficult business environment. Impact will cause you to think critically about who you are and what you’re trying to accomplish.”
Michael L. Ducker, CEO and President, FedEx International
Dr. Tim Irwin’s new book, Impact, demonstrates how great leadership can make the difference between success and failure, and play an important role in improving the lives of others. Tim’s book is a wonderful how to’ for any individual looking to take on this leadership task.”
Robert A. McDonald, Chairman, President, and CEO (ret), The Procter & Gamble Company
Tim Irwin provides thoughtful, practical, and meaningful ways for leaders to avoid the pitfalls of power and pride that too often bring down a leader. I recommend it to everyone, but especially to those leaders on the rise in their career.”
Dave Ridley, Senior Vice President, Southwest Airlines
In Impact, author Tim Irwin digs deeply into the inner core of leaders to discover what enables them to succeed and why many derail. If you heed Tim’s counsel, you will become a better leader.”
Bill George, Professor, Harvard Business School and author of True North
Dr. Tim Irwin gives us the keys to having an impact and sustaining great leadership.”
Horst Schulze, CEO and Chairman, Capella Hotel Group (Formerly, Founding president and COO of Ritz-Carlton Hotels)
Tim Irwin’s new book, Impact, hits on the key issue of our time, the crisis of leadership. Principled leadership from the core,’ as Tim puts it, will be critical to putting our leaders and business ethics back on track.
Kevin Race, President and COO, Mortgage Banking, J.P. Morgan Chase
Dr. Tim Irwin challenges us to take a deep dive and understand what truly makes us tick as leaders. He follows this with practical suggestions that I for one implemented immediately, with visible results!”
Diana Derycz-Kessler, CEO, The Los Angeles Film School
This book gets to the heart of what makes some leaders great and why others become catastrophic failures. I rarely find a book that I recommend to everyone I knowImpact is one of those.”
Wayne Huizenga, President, Huizenga Holdings
Tim Irwin has written a very thoughtful and insightful book with great advice and counsel for every person leading or desiring the opportunity. I wish that it had been available to me early in my career as a leader.”
David M. Ratcliffe, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Company (ret)
In his latest book on leadership, Tim vividly demonstrates why we want so much more from our leaders than simply running a successful team or organization. If you aspire to be the kind of authentic, courageous, humble leader that people want to follow, you will find Tim’s stories and insights to be most relevant.”
Bonnie P. Wurzbacher, SVP, Global Customer & Channel Leadership, The Coca-Cola Company (ret), Chief Resource Development Officer, World Vision, Int’l, London, UK
As CrossFit, P90X, or personal trainer-led work out regimens are for disciplined physical fitness enthusiasts, so Impact is for disciplined intellectual and emotional leadership enthusiasts. Dr. Irwin helps the reader learn practical habits to strengthen and protect their coretheir leadership core.”
Thomas K. Sittema, CEO, CNL Financial Group
Every leader is just one decision away from devastating failure. The only guardrail is the preparation leaders do ahead of time to know themselves, to set their principles and to hold themselves accountable. Tim Irwin gives us a template for this soul journey."
Cheryl Bachelder, CEO, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Dr. Tim Irwin has delivered a book that is practical, easy to read, and offers a high-impact formula for great leadership. The world needs leaders who know what they believe and have the personal integrity and support systems in place to lead from their core.”
Brandon Barnholt, President and CEO, KeHE Distributors
Dr. Irwin contrasts both good and bad leadership in a clear and practical way that provides a true roadmap for anyone interested in strengthening their managerial skills. Leaders in all areas of organizations will find Dr. Irwin's insights both foundational and relevant to navigating through today's career challenges.”
Walter Rakowich, CEO, Prologis (ret)
When you read Dr. Tim Irwin's latest book, Impact: Great Leadership Changes Everything, be ready to take notes and take action, because meaningful self-revelations are on their way.”
Glenn A. Youngkin, CEO, The Carlyle Group
Tim Irwin has a unique way of bringing out the best in leaders. Read Impact expecting to come away with new insights that will change how you approach leadership.”
Mac McQuiston, CEO, The CEO Forum
About the Author
He is the author of two critically acclaimed books, Run with the Bulls without Getting Trampled and Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership. Irwin has been a frequent contributor to numerous national media outlets, including Fox Business News, Fox & Friends, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, and Businessweek.
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