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Credibility: How Leaders Gain and Lose It: Why People Demand it by Barry Z. Posner, James M. Kouzes

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Chapter Three: Discover Your Self

1 As quoted in P. Jordan (producer), The Credibility Factor (video), in J. M. Kouzes and B. Z. Posner, Legacy: The Leadership Challenge 20th Anniversary DVD Collection (San Francisco: Pfeiffer, 2007).

2 W. Durant, The Life of Greece (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1939, 1966), p. 198.

3 This example comes from Shankar Ramachandran's “most admired leader” essay.

4 W. Bennis, On Becoming a Leader, 4th ed. (Philadelphia: Basic Books, 2009), p. 51.

5 Bennis, On Becoming a Leader, p. 40.

6 What we have learned from our studies of primarily business enterprises has also been found to be true in other organizations. For a look at the important role that values, capabilities, and confidence play in military leadership, ...

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