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Magnificent Leadership

Book Description

A must read for CEOs and senior business executives who wish to transform and transcend circumstance, Magnificent Leadership is the culmination of the author’s interviews with leadership exemplars across all different domains for The Making Magnificence Project®.  Inviting you into the unique leadership journeys that she captured, the author distills the essential elements of leadership success gleaned during her interviews.  Although well suited for business executives leading in high stakes, chaotic environments, this book is for anyone who hopes to create something greater from circumstance and claim the future.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half-title Page
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Contents
  7. Praise for Magnificent Leadership
  8. Acknowledgments
  9. Introduction
  10. Chapter 1 Passion Married to a High Tolerance for Uncertainty
    1. Featured Narrative: Ben Fountain, Writer
  11. Chapter 2 The Lens We Look Through: Framing and Reframing
    1. Featured Narrative: Dan Michelson, CEO, Strata Decision Technology
  12. Chapter 3 Accepting What Is to Create What Can Be
    1. Featured Narrative: Selma Ungar, 91-Year-Old Widow
  13. Chapter 4 Magnificence Is Not a Solo Journey: Finding Someone to Hold the Vision
    1. Featured Narrative: Tim Toterhi, Founder, Plotline Leadership
  14. Chapter 5 Undaunted: Stretching Through Fear
    1. Featured Narrative: Carolyn Colvin, Former Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration
  15. Chapter 6 Focusing on Success While Remaining Open to Iteration
    1. Featured Narrative: Tom O’Keefe, Actor, Bedlam Theater Company
  16. Chapter 7 Questing for Self-Mastery
    1. Featured Narrative: Logan Bennett, President of the Alberta Avalanche Rescue Dog Association, Director of the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association, and Avalanche Forecaster/Assistant Supervisor of Snow Safety at Sunshine Village Ski Resort
    2. Featured Narrative: Brad Wilson, President and CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  17. Chapter 8 A Connection to Contribution: Creating a Footprint
    1. Featured Narrative: Dana Born, Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Lecturer in Public Policy, Retired Brigadier General, USAF, and Ninth Dean of the USAF Academy
    2. Featured Narrative: Glen Tullman, CEO, Livongo Health, and Managing Partner, 7 Wire Ventures
  18. Chapter 9 Creating Your Own Magnificent Leadership®: Practical Application
  19. The Three Fuel Lines of Magnificent Leadership‚
  20. About the Author
  21. Index
  22. Backcover