Robert E. Lee on Leadership by H. W. Crocker audiobook

Robert E. Lee on Leadership: Executive Lessons in Character, Courage, and Vision

By H. W. Crocker III
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Robert E. Lee scholar H. W. Crocker III is an esteemed Civil War historian. Skillfully summarizing Lee's life, Crocker clearly extracts leadership lessons from the storied career of the South's beloved leader and applies them to today's business world. Under General Lee's management, a rag-tag army of poor farmers-vastly outnumbered, outgunned, under-supplied, and under-fed-consistently routed Union troops. Brilliantly seizing strategic opportunities, Lee stunned his foes and inspired his soldiers. He was decisive, focused, and humble. Sharing his men's hardships, Lee spoke often with them and earned their loyalty. He found trusted subordinates who shared his vision, gave them broad instructions, and turned them loose. He didn't micromanage or belittle. Taking blame for failure, he was lavish in praise and charitable in criticism. Revered by his men, respected by his opponents, and universally recognized as a Christian gentleman, Robert E. Lee practiced-on plantation, battlefield, and campus-effective management principles. For those seeking leadership excellence, this practical work is absolutely essential. "A masterpiece-the best work of its kind I have ever read."-Major General Josiah Bunting III, superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute

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Robert E. Lee scholar H. W. Crocker III is an esteemed Civil War historian. Skillfully summarizing Lee's life, Crocker clearly extracts leadership lessons from the storied career of the South's beloved leader and applies them to today's business world. Under General Lee's management, a rag-tag army of poor farmers-vastly outnumbered, outgunned, under-supplied, and under-fed-consistently routed Union troops. Brilliantly seizing strategic opportunities, Lee stunned his foes and inspired his soldiers. He was decisive, focused, and humble. Sharing his men's hardships, Lee spoke often with them and earned their loyalty. He found trusted subordinates who shared his vision, gave them broad instructions, and turned them loose. He didn't micromanage or belittle. Taking blame for failure, he was lavish in praise and charitable in criticism. Revered by his men, respected by his opponents, and universally recognized as a Christian gentleman, Robert E. Lee practiced-on plantation, battlefield, and campus-effective management principles. For those seeking leadership excellence, this practical work is absolutely essential. "A masterpiece-the best work of its kind I have ever read."-Major General Josiah Bunting III, superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thought-provoking ideas for today’s present and future leaders” Library Journal
“A masterpiece—the best work of its kind I have ever read. Crocker’s Lee is a Lee for all leaders to study; and to work, quite deliberately, to emulate.” Major General Josiah Bunting III, superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute

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Author Bio: H. W. Crocker III

Author Bio: H. W. Crocker III

H. W. Crocker III is a bestselling author who frequently writes about military history. He is the author of Robert E. Lee on LeadershipThe Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War, and the prizewinning comic novel The Old Limey. His journalism has appeared in the Washington Times, National Review, American Spectator, and many others. Crocker is the executive editor of Regnery Publishing and lives with his family in northern Virginia.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Runtime: 8.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English