Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way: Timeless Strategies from the First Lady of Courage

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Penguin, Aug 26, 2003 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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Eleanor Roosevelt's remarkable ability to confront and overcome hurdles-be they political, personal, or social-made her one of the greatest leaders of the last century, if not all time. In Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way, author and scholar Robin Gerber examines the values, tactics, and beliefs that enabled Eleanor Roosevelt to bring about tremendous change-in herself and in the world. Examining the former first lady's rise from a difficult childhood to her enormously productive and politically involved years in the White House, as a U.N. delegate and an honorary ambassador, an author, and beyond, Gerber offers women an inspiring road map to heroic living and an unparalleled model for personal achievement.
 

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Gerber, a labor lawyer, teacher, and senior fellow at the Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, here offers a self-help book for young women seeking to develop leadership skills ... Read full review

Contents

Time Line
Introduction
Learn fromYour Past
Find Mentorsand Advisers
Trainingfor Leadership
Learning theHard Way
Find YourLeadership Passion
Your LeadershipYour Way
Contacts Networksand Connections
Embrace Risk
Never StopLearning
Epilogue
Notes
Resources
Bibliography
Index

Give Voice toYour Leadership
Face Criticismwith Courage
Keep Your Focus
I Want You toWrite to Me
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Robin Gerber, the author of Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way, is an international speaker on leadership, a national commentator, and an opinion writer for USA Today and other major newspapers. She is a senior fellow in executive education at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

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