I am grateful to a number of people for their contribution and support in creating this book, most notably Linda Williams, for her intuitive ability to download what’s in my brain to a logical outline, in addition to her effortlessly work on the details. Linda, you are incredibly talented. Thank you so much for your effort on this project.
Thank you to Roxanne Esquibel for designing the graphics that bring the concepts in the book to life in a meaningful way. Rox, your contributions, not only to this book but to our work at Personify Leadership, are what make everything we do unique, well-branded, and simply beautiful. We are grateful to have you.
A special thank you to my business partner at Personify Leadership, Michelle Cummings, for supporting the creation and launch of this book.
Thank you to the hundreds of leaders that have either directly shared their stories in this book or inspired a story indirectly. It’s not easy to allow others to learn from stories of success and failure alike. Your courage allows others to learn and grow.
Thank you to the pilot book club members who provided me with feedback and allowed me to give the book a “test run,” including Yuly Van Brakel, Maria Davila, Jenel Harju, Amy Haworth, Randy Lapp, Mandy Fordah, Natalia Benda Celenski, Chris Huwaldt, Katie Shaver, and Rimma Polissky.
Thank you to Dr. Nate Regier, Midge LaPorte Epstein, and Larry Simkins for being willing to put your endorsements on my first book.
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