True North

  • by Bill George, Peter Sims
  • Narrated by Mark Adams
  • 7 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

True North shows how anyone who follows his or her internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today's top leaders - with some surprising results. In this important audiobook, acclaimed former Medtronic CEO Bill George and coauthor Peter Sims share the wisdom of these outstanding leaders and describe how you can develop as an authentic leader. True North presents a concrete and comprehensive program for leadership success and shows how to create your own Personal Leadership Development Plan centered on five key areas:

Knowing your authentic self

Defining your values and leadership principles

Understanding your motivations

Building your support team

Staying grounded by integrating all aspects of your life
True North offers an opportunity for anyone to transform their leadership path and become the authentic leader they were born to be.


What the Critics Say

"Bill George reminds us that compassion and understanding are as important qualities for business leaders as dedication and resolve." (President Jimmy Carter)


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Customer Reviews

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Good message, slow delivery

A good message for anyone contemplating their own role and career as a leader, but a little too soothing in its delivery.
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Wisdom for Authentic Leadership

Loved it. Narrator was easy on the ear and Bill George's concepts clear and concise with plenty of real life examples. My most memorable peice was Theodore Roosevelt speech 'Man in the arena' - excellent end to an excellent work!
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- Fred

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-10-2007
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC