The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush

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Carolyn B. Thompson and James W. Ware have it right ... leadership is about what one is, not just what one does. About character, not just charisma ... about credibility, not just credentials. This timely account of “The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush” will truly encourage and inspire readers.
Commissioner Robert A. Watson, Retired National Commander,
The Salvation Army, U.S.A. & author of
The Greatest Organization in the U.S.

George W. Bush has displayed a natural ability to lead. Through his skillful use of timeless management principles and his powerful people skills, Bush has proven to be a genius at leadership.

The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush reveals the unwavering leadership skills of the first President with an MBA and illustrates how he uses them to operate within the arenas of politics, business, and life.  Carolyn B. Thompson and James Ware identify ten timeless qualities that have made Bush a great leader, breaking down each one so that you too can use these techniques in your own leadership quest–whether you are running a Fortune 500 company, the local school board, or your condo association.

Read in each thought-provoking chapter stories of his unique leadership actions gleaned from Bush’s political, professional, and personal endeavors. From owner of the Texas Rangers to President of the United States, these principles have propelled George W. Bush to the top and can do the same for you:
“Finally, a fun-to-read book about George W. Bush that details the secrets to his success!”
Ken Blanchard, coauthor, The One Minute Manager®

* Resume of  a Leadership Genius
* Identifying core values
* Building alliances
* Having a vision
* Communication
* Building trust
* Being Disciplined & Focused
* Bringing in the right people
* Intuition
* Allowing those hired to do their jobs
* Getting results

Engaging and entertaining,  The Leadership Genius of George W. Bush is a lively blend of professional accomplishments and personal beliefs. Clearly outlining the techniques that have made George W. Bush such an effective leader, this practical guide will help you develop the leadership skills necessary for success in today’s fast-paced world.

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Carolyn B. Thompson (Chicago, IL) is President of TRAINING SYSTEMS INC., a customized performance improvement and HR consulting company dedicated to helping small and medium sized organizations enhance their ability to recruit, inspire, and retain quality leaders they need at every level. She holds an MS from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).Jim Ware

James W. Ware MBA, CFA (Chicago, IL), is managing director of The Focus Consulting Group, Inc. The firm works with leaders to develop mission and value statements that are the foundation of sustainable growth. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, certified mediator, and graduate of the University of Chicago Business School.

“Put aside politics and read this book right away for its true wisdom and concrete advice about leadership. Any leader can learn from the philosophy, strategy and tactics in this book.”

 Bruce Tulgan, author of Winning the Talent Wars  & Managing Generation X