The Leaders Code

The Leaders Code What Does It Take To Be A Great Leader In A Word Character This Unique Bookby Decorated U.S Marine Corps Veteran Donovan Campbell, The New York Times Bestselling Author Of Joker One, Draws On His Years Of Training And Combat Experience To Reveal The Specific Virtues That Underpin Effective Leadership And How Anyone Can Stand Up, Serve Others, And Make A Difference In The World By Bringing Out The Best In A Team The Leader S Code Is A Practical Action Plan That Can Be Applied To Any Situation In Which Exemplary Leadership Is Required, Whether That Be At Home Or In The Workplace Moreover, The Leader S Code Unpacks The Military Servant Leader Model A Leader Must Take Care Of His Mission First, His Team Second, And Himself A Distant Third And Explains Why This Concept Of Self Sacrifice Is So Needed In Today S World Focusing On The Development Of Character As The Foundation Of Servant Leadership, Campbell Identifies Character S Six Key Attributes Humility, Excellence, Kindness, Discipline, Courage, And Wisdom Then, Drawing On Lessons From His Time In The Corps And Stories From History, Scripture, And American Business, He Shows Us How To Develop Those Virtues In Order To Take The Helm With Confidence, Conviction, And A Passion To Bring Out The Best In Others Being A Leader Is About Being Worthy Of Being Followed True Leaders, Campbell Argues, Foster Compassion For Others And They Pursue Excellence In All That They Do They Are Humble And Know How To Self Correct Campbell S Exploration Of These Vital Qualities Is Wide Ranging, As He Takes Us From The Boardrooms Of The World S Most Successful Companies To The Infantry Officer Course, The Intense Twelve Week Training Gauntlet That Marines Use To Prepare Their Leaders To Sacrifice Themselves For The Welfare Of Others With Faith In Our Political And Business Leaders At An All Time Low, America Is In The Midst Of A Crisis Of Trust Yet Public Opinion Polls Show That There Is One Institution That Still Commands Widespread Respect Because Of Its Commitment To Character And Sacrifice The United States Military The Leader S Code Shows That This Same Servant Leader Model Can Help Us All Become Our Best Selves And Provide A Way Forward For Our Nation.Advance Praise For The Leader S Code A Refreshing Model For Leadership, Offering Convincing Principles And Motivating Examples That Are Sure To Make A Difference In A Leader S Personal And Professional Life I Can T Remember A Leadership Book That Has Had Influence On My Thinking Steve Reinemund, Dean Of Business, Wake Forest University, And Retired Chairman And CEO, PepsiCo Donovan Campbell Has Written A Superb, Thoughtful, All Encompassing Examination Of Leadership And Leaders His Key Lessons, Easily Understood And Well Articulated, Are Applicable At Home, Within The Community, And To Professionals In All Walks Of Life The Leader S Code Is An Important Book For Anyone Concerned About Today S Leadership Crisis In Our Country And In Our Communities General Mike Hagee, USMC Ret , 33rd Commandant Of The U.S Marine Corps Donovan Campbell Nails It As He Speaks To Our Country S Need For Leadership At Every Level At Home, In The Marketplace, In Education, In Government, And In The Military The Leader S Code Is A Clear Call To Be Focused On The Right Mission, In The Right Way, And At The Right Time This Is A Thoughtful Book That Will Keep You Awake At Night And Challenge You To Dream In The DaytimeDennis Rainey, President And CEO, FamilyLife The Leader s Code by Donovan Campbell lays out a system of servant leadership based on the United States Marine Corps It s definitely one of the better business books I ve read recently.There are anecdotes from Campbell based on his time in the military, but these are used to illustrate the building blocks of the code We start with mission, but along the way we also find humility, courage and discipline among other things.In a time when we ve seen corruption among our leaders in some of the The Leader s Code by Donovan Campbell lays out a system of servant leadership based on the United States Marine Corps It s definitely one of the better business books I ve read recently.There are anecdotes from Campbell based on his time in the military, but these are used to illustrate the building blocks of the code We start with mission, but along the way we also find humility, courage and discipline among other things.In a time when we ve seen corruption among our leaders in some of the worst business scandal, the book serves as a kind of wake up call It made me appreciate the way our military trains leaders and made me evaluate my own leadership style Every chapter ends with a summary and reflection questions based on the material, and the book includes an appendix with a practical application of the principles learned.Clear direction and clear action are missing in a lot of the business l
I started this book expecting to be underwhelmed by another book with trite formulas for leadership I came away thinking this is one of the most insightful and clear minded contributions to the literature in a long time Campbell presents his approach through an appealing combination of data, anecdote, and philosophy that leave the reader nodding along at each premise until reaching the conclusion troubling, but unassailable you mean I have to act ethically in ALL areas of my life But can I started this book expecting to be underwhelmed by another book with trite formulas for leadership I came away thinking this is one of the most insightful and clear minded contributions to the literature in a long time Campbell presents his approach through an appealing combination of data, anecdote, and philosophy that leave the reader nodding along at each premise until reaching the conclusion troubling, but unassailable you mean I have to act ethically in ALL areas of my life But can t I still be a good leader if I just forget to include something on my tax return The boo
I was delighted to receive this book from Goodreads Giveaway I was totally impressed and surprised with the direction of this book of getting back to the basics of what the character our forefathers stood for as men.The Leader s Code introduces as a military servant leader model a leader must take care of his mission first, his team second, and himself third and explains why this concept of self sacrifice is so needed in today s world The author identifies character s six key attributes humil I was delighted to receive this book from Goodreads Giveaway I was totally impressed and surprised with the direction of this book of getting back to the basics of what the character our forefathers stood for as men.The Leader s Code introduces as a military servant leader model a leader must take care of his mission first, his team second, and himself third and explains why this concept of self sacrifice is so needed in today s world The author identifies character s six key attributes humility, excellence, kindness, discipline, courage, and wisdom.I appreciate all six Key Attributes but the one that has been lost the most in the last few generations is Discipline I like how the author describes Discipline Defined I have two young
Excellent leadership read The book provides reflection question throughout, and would be great in a classroom or small group setting. I really liked The Leader s Code Mission, Character, Service, and Getting The Job Done by Donovan Campbell, former Captain in the United States Marine Corps It s a leadership book based on practical military training and experience, not untried theory Besides his own training and experiences, Campbell includes many examples from both history and modern day events The information in this book will help anyone become a better leader, regardless if that is running a military operation, a larg I really liked The Leader s Code Mission, Character, Service, and Getting The Job Done by Donovan Campbell, former Captain in the United States Marine Corps It s a leadership book based on practical military training and experience, not untried theory Besides his own training and experiences, Campbel
I was pleasantly surprised by the leadership advice from this book I must say, the reader should be willing to divulge himself of seeing it merely as anecdotal advice I grew up with both a cultural and generational gap between my parents and myself Oftentimes, the wisdom of my parents seemed obsolete to what I believed was reality especially as a teenager But now, I see the truths behind an old school unwavering standard that defines leadership as compared to the changing atmosphere of ou I was pleasantly surprised by the leadership advice from this book I must say, the reader should be willing to divulge himself of seeing it merely as anecdotal advice I grew
Donovan Campbell is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps But the Leaders Code extends far beyond a military book on leadership.Campbell mixes his military experience with examples from history, politics, and business to illustrate the concepts of leadership he illustrates Each chapter talks about a virtue of leadership from mission, humility, excellence, kindness, discipline, courage, and wisdom Much of the material echoes the literature on leadership and the servant leader idea Donovan Campbell is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps But the Leaders Code extends far beyond a military book on leadership.Campbell mixes his military experience with examples from history, politics, and business to illustrate the concepts of leadership he illustrates Each chapter talks about a virtue of leadership from mission, humility, excelle
I received an advanced copy of this book and was excited to read it As a leadership educator, I have read lots of leadership books, and this fits in nicely to any library The difference though is that this book is really less about LEADERSHIP and isabout the how to be a person of character A lot of Campbell
Drawing on his experience as a Marine Captain, Campbell presents practical advice for ethical leadership and management This is not cut throat advice for the corporate ladder climber but rather a novel style of leadership in the civilian world that emphasizes service to your team and goal oriented commitment to the success of the group as a whole I plan to take this strategy back to my own workplace as I believe it will help my department becomesuccessful in general and acohesive Drawing on his experience as a Marine Captain, Campbell presents practical advice for ethical leadership and management This is not cut throat advice for the corporate ladder climber but rather a novel style of leadership in the civilian world that emphasizes service to your team and goal oriented commitment to the success of the group as a whole I plan to take this strategy back to my own wor
This was much too faith based and anecdotal for me As well, I sometimes felt that the point s being made by Campbell s anecdotal examples were less than strong examples for leadership situations under conditions not very narrowly fitting the specific anecdotal situation given For those of us who had both the honor and the pri

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • The Leaders Code
  • Donovan Campbell
  • English
  • 06 June 2017
  • 0812992938