"Perhaps the finest book on practical leadership ever written."
— Brian Tracy
"Winston Churchill once said, ‘We are all worms. But I do believe that I am a glow worm.’ His business acumen, grounded in candor, glows in this uncommon management guide."
— Cathy Madison, Utne Reader
"This book is must reading for today’s business leaders and entrepreneurs."
— Fred W. Mackenback, retired president and CEO, The Lincoln Electric Company
"Churchill on Leadership demonstrates that the principles that guided Churchill ably translate to private industry today . . . [I]f you remove Churchill from his political context, he would have the résumé to be among the great business leaders of any age."
— Business Times
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Introduction: The World of Politics and the World of Commerce–What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Great Statesmen
Chapter 1: The Keys to Understanding Churchill
Chapter 2: The Executive Churchill: A Brief Survey of His Career in Public Office
Chapter 3: Confronting Failure and Learning from Mistakes
Chapter 4: Churchill on Administration: Responsibility and Organization
Chapter 5: Churchill on Personnel: Managing People and Managing Yourself
Chapter 6: The Power of Decision: Churchill’s Thought Process
Chapter 7: Churchill the Communicator
Chapter 8: Churchill’s Personal Traits: The Completion of Leadership
Chapter 9: Churchill the Inventor and Innovator
Chapter 10: Substance Over Style–Moral Purpose, Destiny, and the Force of Personal Leadership
Appendix: A Biographical Sketch of Churchill’s Executive Career