Start with why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

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Portfolio / Penguin, 2011 - Business & Economics - 246 pages
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"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest."
-Polly LaBarre, coauthor of Mavericks at Work

Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty?

In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influence in the world, Simon Sinek discovered that they all think, act, and communicate in the exact same way-and it's the complete opposite of what everyone else does. People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why.

Drawing on a wide range of real-life stories, Sinek weaves together a clear vision of what it truly takes to lead and inspire.

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Review: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

User Review  - Tim McGrath - Goodreads

My Compliments Simon Sinek adds an interesting perspective to business philosophy. His cultural anthropology background shines through this book. His central premise is The Golden Circle. All too ... Read full review

Review: Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

User Review  - Haggai - Goodreads

Simon Sinek takes a great 20 minute TED talk and belabors about it too long to be interesting. He is repetitive and dilutes his message to the point of boredom. Yet nothing can take away the basic good idea behind this book- I would suggest everyone watch his TED talk to get to know it. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people-From members of Congress to foreign ambassadors, from small businesses to corporations like Microsoft and American Express, from Hollywood to the UN to the Pentagon. He lives in New York City.

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