. The name Jacob
is a pseudonym. To ensure anonymity, I used pseudonyms for all participants in my research studies. In addition, particular details of their lives, such as where they live or where they worked before the career change, have been altered somewhat. I use real names when I am citing from public sources.
. Some examples of this approach include Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton, Now, Discover Your Strengths
(New York: Free Press, 2001); James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations
(San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012); Bill George, Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value
(San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, ...