Ph.D., Co-Author of The One Minute Manager® and Simple Truths of Leadership
Mike Easley was an active and excited learner in the executive development program at Grand Canyon University and I admire his constant desire to be a better leader. Whether you are an individual just learning about self-leadership, a more experienced manager working on developing your skills as a team leader, or a seasoned servant leader at the executive level, The No-Øs of Leadership is well worth the read. Mike’s words are meaty and motivating as he speaks directly to you with leadership lessons from his own life and work – from Scout to CEO – that are real and relatable. This enjoyable book will leave you wanting more from Mike.
A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Ken Blanchard is highly respected for his lifetime of groundbreaking research and thought leadership that has influenced people and companies throughout the world. The One Minute Manager®—the iconic 1982 classic that he co-authored—sold more than 13 million copies and in 2015 was revised and released as The New One Minute Manager®. He has authored or co-authored 65 books which combined sales have totaled more than 28 million copies. His groundbreaking works—including Raving Fans, The Secret, and Leading at a Higher Level, to name just a few—have been translated into 47 languages. In 2005, Dr. Blanchard was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 best-selling authors of all time.
Ph.D., Co-Founder Epic Work Epic Life
If you didn’t have a title would anyone follow you? The underlying message of this delightful book is that leadership is a choice. In fact, it’s hundreds of choices, every day, that revolve around knowing yourself, growing yourself and then lifting others to do something far more spectacular together than you ever could on your own. Advocating for the kind of leadership our world needs right now, Easley nails it! Apply these principles and become a leader people love to follow.
Kevin Freiberg, Ph.D. is a worldwide bestselling author of 8 books and a keynote speaker. He has appeared on CNBC, CBS Sunday Morning, and CNBC India and has been published in Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Investor's Business Daily, and Forbes.com. Dr. Freiberg, believes in a world where everyone and everything around you is constantly getting better, where technology waits for no one and a smarter, more sophisticated customer wants to know what’s new, what’s next… you can either drive the train departing for the future or chase it.
Susan Fowler, Author of Master Your Motivation
Simply reading this book, I think I became a better person by osmosis! I appreciate Mike’s insights, actionable tips on leadership, and writing style. But the real reason I urge you to read this book is because of his humanity, empathy, and heartfelt good intentions. To paraphrase one of my favorite movie lines (Jack Nicholson tells his girlfriend, played by Helen Hunt in the movie As Good As It Gets, “You make me want to be a better man.”): Mike makes me want to be a better leader.
Susan Fowler is the bestselling author of ‘Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work… and What Does’ and the recently released ‘Master Your Motivation’. One of the foremost thought leaders on motivation science, leadership, and self-leadership, Susan is a globally sought-after speaker and consultant. People worldwide have learned from her award-winning training designs, academic articles, and blogs. Her extensive experience and knowledge has fueled her quest to help individuals achieve their highest levels of success. Susan is a catalyst for CHANGE through Compelling evidence, Humor, Accelerated learning, Next steps,Global perspective, and Emotional connections.
Ph.D., Dean and Professor, Collegiate Instructor and Entrepreneur
Mike is a legend across The Rockies for his leadership, his public service and his humility. He is literally the last person in the region to promote himself. This enduring reputation makes his advice valuable, both as food for thought and as a model to emulate.
Ted Ladd, Ph.D. is an instructor at Harvard University and the Dean of Research, Academic Director and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Hult International Business School. Dr. Ladd founded Equilibrium Power and has also served in several venture-backed start-ups: WIMM Labs, Motricity, and Palm.