Leadership

Leadership and the Art of Struggle

Leadership and the Art of Struggle

Leaders Grow through Challenge and Adversity . San Francisco: Barrett-Koehler Publishers, 2012. With some reservations this book is an excellent approach to developing individuals for leader roles. First, the Foreword by Bill George is worth reading. In it you can see more of this self-reflective individual’s development that has led to an illustrious career in business, in academia and as an author. And George points right to one of the reservations that I will come to below when he quotes Snyder, “Great leaders use failure as a wake-up call.” [...]

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