Making a Difference: Stories of Vision and Courage from America's Leaders (Paperback)

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One of the most captivating heroes o f the last decade and the author o f the New York Times bestseller Highest Duty explores the nature o f leadership with some of America's best and brightest

At a time of political polarization and economic turmoil, we yearn for superior leadership. Few have demonstrated this trait better than Captain "Sully" Sullenberger. In this follow-up to his bestselling memoir, Sullenberger engages nearly a dozen distinguished Americans to explore the nature of leadership: what it means, what it takes, and how it can be fostered and developed in all of our lives. Sullenberger talks to men and women from many diverse fields, all of whom embody, in the truest sense, moral courage and leadership by personal example.

Among those included are: Tony La Russa, the legendary baseball manager; Gene Kranz, the NASA flight director during the historic Gemini and Apollo programs; Michelle Rhee, founder of the New Teacher Project; former governor of Michigan Jennifer Granholm; Jim Sinegal, co-founder and CEO of Costco; Lieutenant Colonel Representative Tammy Duckworth, former assistant secretary with the Department of Veterans Affairs; Bill Bratton, former NYPD commissioner and LAPD chief; and former secretary of labor Robert Reich.

About the Author




Douglas Century has coauthored several national bestsellers including Under and Alone with William Queen, Takedown with Rick Cowan, Street Kingdom: Five Years Inside the Franklin Avenue Posse, and If Not Now, When? with Colonel Jack Jacobs.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061924712
ISBN-10: 0061924717
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: March 5th, 2013
Pages: 318
Language: English