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LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE Paperback – March 1, 2013
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Pat Williams’ “ultimate leadership book”—now available in paperback—offers principles from leaders of history and the present. Readers will benefit from years of experience and hundreds of interviews by Williams, senior vice president of the Orlando Magic, as they see leadership’s seven sides: vision, communication, people skills, character, competence, boldness, and a servant’s heart.
About the Author
Pat Williams is a motivational speaker, author of 90 books, and cofounder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Named one of the 50 most influential people in NBA history, he is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts and won a league championship as general manager of the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers. Pat and his wife, Ruth, are parents of 19 children, including 14 adopted from four nations. An Army veteran, former minor league baseball player, and host of three radio programs, Pat also teaches Sunday school in his Orlando church.
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Williams leaves the best story for last about John Croyle. He was an Alabama football star who saw his life calling and sacrificed an NFL career to help people. You'll have to read the book to capture this incredible story.
Whether you are a leader, a leader in training or even a follower, Leadership Excellence packs a powerful punch! This is highly recommended!
"LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE," By Pat Williams is a great, well-written book filled with a big load of practical leadership advice. Whether you are a seasoned or aspiring leader, this book's wisdom will help take your leadership to the next higher level. The book contains a bank of valuable ideas to use to develop excellence. An inspiring book, I rate it 5 Gold Stars.
Pat Williams (Author), Jim Denney (Author)
There are literally hundreds of books about leadership (and I have read well over 20), but I contend that there are none, literally none, comparable to this one. One of the first facets of this great book that I noticed was that, like a great novel, I literally could not put it down. Unlike other leadership books that tend to be written in an "authoritative", detached manner espousing somewhat academic rules, this is written in such a way that you feel that the author(s) are sitting with you on a couch enumerating common sense principles, not only for leadership, but even more importantly for the effective and truly rewarding living of one's own life. For instance, one of the principles elucidated in the book is that to lead a group it is imperative that you literally love all the members of that group, and they go into great detail about how that not only can be possible, but is essential for success.
By using direct personal quotes from leaders like General Colin Powell, Coach Phil Jackson, Sam Walton, President Ronald Reagan and his son Michael, Robert F. Kennedy, Lee Iacocca, and many others he illustrates in detail how all of these diverse individuals employed similar "people skills" and rules of personal conduct to achieve leadership success. The book ends with the truly moving story of John Croyle, a truly singular example of a leader, who eschewed a professional football career to achieve monumental success in finding, loving, nurturing, and being a role model for literally thousands of young boys and girls.
In my opinion this book is valuable for anyone of any age and in any walk of life. It can and should be used as a measuring stick by which each of us can assess if we have the proper perspectives in our lives, to be not only effective, "loving" leaders, but also selfless, humble contributors to society.
Peter J. Dempsey