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Derailed Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree)
By Tim Irwin
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 11/13 Alissa Collins wrote: This had a slightly different feel from many of the "business theory" books I've read. Rather than write a book outlining all the ways great leaders become great (which for many of us, feels un-attainable), he instead focused in on the few things that they did wrong, which caused their companies and ... Derailed by Tim Irwin, Ph.D.
On 11/12 Mike Wolfe wrote: Derailed by Tim Irwin is a step out of the box. Six highly successful CEOs are examined for the causation of their failure in the high profile positions they each held but lost. These causations generate a list of five stages of de-railment. These stages lead to what it takes to stay on track. Finally, ... These leadership principles are outside the box.
On 11/10 Troy Neujahr wrote: As a pastor, I appreciate reading good books on developing and maintaining healthy leadership. I believe such books help me in the important task of leading my congregation on a relational human level while doing my main work of shepherding them in Christ on a spiritual level. “Derailed” has found ... Book review: Derailed: Five lessons learned from catastrophic failures of Leadership
On 11/9 Derek Cameron wrote: Whenever I hear about corporate chieftains tripping on their own hubris, I always think of that line from Second Samuel, “How are the mighty fallen.” In Derailed, Tim Irwin examines six of these fallen mighty, framing their stories as cautionary tales. By “derailment” he means not outright fraud ... Derailed
On 11/8 Linda Adams wrote: Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership, by Tim Irwin, PhD discusses the principles of leadership and where some of the high level CEOs have failed and why. Six CEOs are profiled, and the author identifies the lessons learned, thendescribes how to avoid the failures. Derailed ... Review of Derailed
On 11/7 TJ Reid wrote: What can you learn from former CEOs such as the leader of Home Depot, the maverick of HP, or Westin Hotels’ golden boy? Plenty! In Tim Irwin’s book, Derailed, he approaches leadership lessons in a refreshing way. His book starts out with 6 profiles of leaders who were derailed in their leadership of high profile companies. ... Derailed by Tim Irwin Book Review
On 11/6 Amanda Davis wrote: Tim Irwin explores the world of leadership and what leads executives to their downfalls. This book relates to all who have some level of leadership. When you apply Irwin’s principles, you will succeed. I loved how Irwin was able to relate this book to all types of leadership roles, not just in the ... Great resource!