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The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up by Chris Van Gorder

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Acknowledgments

I've often said that I have had the fortune and blessing of “falling up.” The truth is, nobody falls up by him- or herself.

Lorin Rees of Boston's Rees Literary Agency contacted me and encouraged me to write a proposal for this book. He put me in touch with a professional writer, Seth Schulman of the Providence Word and Thought Company. With Seth's guidance, support, and writing skills, I was able to get my ideas and stories down on paper. We secured the participation of a top publisher, Jossey-Bass, and its senior editor for business, leadership, and management, Karen Murphy. I wish to express my sincere gratitude to this core team for their help and encouragement.

I am deeply grateful to many other people who also supported ...

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