Winston Churchill, CEO: 25 Lessons for Bold Business Leaders
by Alan Axelrod
The quintessential leader of the 20th Century is examined from a new angle. This title explores 25 key facets of his leadership style and decision ... Show synopsis The quintessential leader of the 20th Century is examined from a new angle. This title explores 25 key facets of his leadership style and decision-making. It reveals how Churchill skillfully converted crisis into victory. Following his other "Business Week" bestsellers 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, exploring 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, demonstrating 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.