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Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way by Robin Gerber
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Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way by Robin Gerber
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Aug 26, 2003 | ISBN 9781591840206

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Praise

“Drawing on Eleanor Roosevelt’s inspiring life and words, Robin Gerber has given us a powerful primer for leaders in any field and of any political stripe.” (Congressman Richard Gephardt, House Democratic Leader)

“[Gerber] tells Eleanor’s story with descriptive flair and gives readers wise advice about finding their leadership passion and following it.” (Billie Jean King)

“Like Mohandas Gandhi or Martin Luther King, Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt seems a miracle of character and charisma, a born leader whom no one could hope to emulate. Robin Gerber penetrates this aura . . . and exposes the nuts and bolts of an eminently practical leadership style-one from which we can all learn and learn much.” (Alan Axelrod, author of Patton on Leadership and Elizabeth I, CEO)

“Eleanor Roosevelt changed the world with her leadership. Robin Gerber tells us how she did it, weaving the first lady’s life story and words into empowering leadership advice for today . . . [A] great read and a terrific leadership guide.” (Lt. General Claudia Kennedy)

Table Of Contents

Foreword (James MacGregor Burns)

Preface

Acknowledgments

Time Line

Introduction


Chapter One: Learn from Your Past
Chapter Two: Find Mentors and Advisers
Chapter Three: Mothering: Training for Leadership
Chapter Four: Learning the Hard Way
Chapter Five: Find Your Leadership Passion
Chapter Six: Your Leadership Your Way
Chapter Seven: Give Voice to Your Leadership
Chapter Eight: Face Criticism with Courage
Chapter Nine: Keep Your Focus
Chapter Ten: Contacts, Networks, and Conditions
Chapter Eleven: Embrace Risk
Chapter Twelve: Never Stop Learning

Epilogue

“I Want You to Write to Me”

Notes

Resources

Bibliography

Index

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