• Winston Churchill, CEO

  • 25 Lessons for Bold Business Leaders
  • By: Alan Axelrod
  • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 09-03-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (1 rating)

Summary

Following his BusinessWeek best sellers Elizabeth I, CEO and Patton on Leadership comes a new and perfect subject for Alan Axelrod’s innovative format: Winston Churchill, the quintessential leader of the 20th century.
Churchill skillfully converted crisis into victory, making the boldest of visions seem attainable; even though he sometimes failed audaciously, he embraced his errors and used them to become stronger. Axelrod looks at this much-studied figure in a way nobody has before: he explores 25 key facets of Churchill’s leadership style and decision-making from his early years as a junior cavalry officer and journalist to his role throughout WWII and demonstrates how he was able to overcome near-impossible obstacles.
Fluidly and engagingly written, each lesson is enlivened with a vivid vignette from Churchill’s life. As always, Axelrod’s penetrating analysis will instruct, inspire, and encourage those who lead business enterprises, large and small.
©2009 Alan Axelrod (P)2010 Gildan Media Corp
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Critic reviews

"As thorough a biographer as he is a business thinker, Axelrod even gets in a lesson on logos derived from Churchill’s famous V-for-Victory sign." ( Booklist)
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4 out of 5 stars
By JessicaLS on 18-04-18

Great book

I thought this book was well written and worth listening too. It was very clear.

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