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True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership by David Gergen, Peter Sims, Bill George

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WHAT MOTIVATES YOU TO BE A LEADER?
If you’re just chasing the rabbit around the course, you’re not running toward anything meaningful.
—Alice Woodwark, McKinsey
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Charles “Chuck” Schwab went through some very low moments in his mid-thirties. Recently divorced, he experienced a period of deep uncertainty about what to do professionally. He enrolled in law school at night in an attempt to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. After just three weeks, he realized he lacked the required reading and writing skills and dropped out.
Schwab had struggled with reading all his life, but it was not until his early forties that he learned ...

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