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Crucibles of Leadership: How to Learn from Experience to Become a Great Leader by Robert J. Thomas

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HOW DO YOU FIND WHAT MATTERS IN EXPERIENCE?

Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.

—John F. Kennedy (speech prepared for delivery in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963)

ARE YOU THE MOST EFFECTIVE LEADER you can be?

Most people will admit they aren’t. They read books and articles and attend the occasional workshop. In moments of doubt, they will search out a coach or a mentor. Like Tony Soprano, a surprising number watch the History Channel, hoping to glean some insight about how leaders are born and grown. Their intentions are good, but still they struggle to find a way to increase their leadership acumen—and that frustrates them.

The struggle is understandable. Time is scarce. People in management roles, whether in business, ...

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