The first edition of The Leadership Contract was released in July of 2013. At that time, I would not have predicted that the ideas of the book would be so meaningful to so many leaders and companies around the world. I'm humbled by the response, especially now that the third edition of the book has also been released. Accomplishments like this are rarely done single-handedly.
I have so many people to thank for their contributions over the years, whether it was in shaping the ideas of the book, supporting the production of learning materials, certifying global facilitators, or bringing our leadership accountability solutions to our clients worldwide.
I want to express my personal gratitude to my many clients around the world. Without your commitment to my work, none of what has been accomplished would have happened. I have been blessed with many deep and longstanding relationships over my career. I'm also grateful and indebted to those of you who brought the ideas of The Leadership Contract into your organizations.
I want to also thank the many readers of my books and blogs. I deeply appreciate your support. I also especially valued when you have reached out to me to share how my ideas have helped you become a more accountable leader. It is personally gratifying to receive this feedback. I'm always thrilled to hear from a leader who has applied the ideas and made them better.
There are also several colleagues from Lee Hecht Harrison who I would like to acknowledge: ...