Where Have All the Leaders Gone? is a New York Times bestseller book by Lee Iacocca, the former CEO of Chrysler. It was published in Pete said: I’m listening to the audiobook of Lee Iacocca’s Where Have All the Lee Iacocca, in answering the question “Where Have All the Leaders Gone,” fails . Iacocca, the bestselling author and former president of Ford and Chrysler, is back to sound a howl of anger against the sad state of leadership.

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Gas prices are skyrocketing, and nobody in power has a coherent energy policy. Abraham Lincoln once said, “If you want to test a man’s character, give him power. Get past the premise that Mr. We didn’t elect you to sit on lexders asses and do nothing and remain silent while our democracy is being hijacked and our greatness is being replaced with mediocrity. It’s all on tape. I hope we don’t lose Lee Iacocca any time soon because we will surely need his straight talk again twenty years hence.

Iacocca has proven himself to be a leader, but he needs a little work on his writing or his choice of ghost writers. You’ve got to be kidding.

Lee Iacocca – Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

He supported George W. Share your thoughts with other customers. The cornerstone of capitalism? It’s up to us to choose wisely. You share the good times and you share the bad times. He has known more leaders than almost anyone else — among them nine U. Not bad, really just hits home that our country is in need of strong leadership.

Charisma is the quality that makes people want to follow you. Where have all the leaders gone? I was confident that he would have some good ideas and would offer some sound advice. First half of the book was filled with a lot of anti-Bush commentary. There was a time in this country when the voices of great leaders lifted us up and made us want to do better. Since then he has created the Iacocca Institute for leadership at Lehigh University and the Iacocca Foundation, which funds research for a cure for diabetes.


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He just has a lot of sound bites. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Those frat-boy pranks and the kidding around he enjoys so much don’t go over that well with world leaders. He does not do this excessively, but if this will offend you, read no further.

Knowing that the times are urgent, the iconic leader shares his lessons learned and issues a call to havf to summon Americans back to their roots of hard work, common sense, integrity, whdre, and optimism.

What we as a country have to do is three things: He’d rather clear brush on his ranch than immerse himself in the business of governing. These are times that cry out for leadership. Jan 08, Pete Grondin rated it really liked it. The hard question is who would we replace congress with; because who really wants that job given the state our debt, social, and fiscal policies are in. Wll friends tell me to calm down.

Unfortunately leqders whole book came off as a guy that wanted to show off who he knows while defining leadership through what in his mind is a bad example.

Thank you, Lee Iacocca for this book. Wherr own intentions were good when he selected Bob Eaton to take over at Chrysler; Eaton’s intentions were bad when he took a huge paycheck and then sold out to the Germans.

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Sep 03, Gerry rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Gas prices are skyrocketing, and nobody in power has a coherent energy policy. I can’t say I have ever really followed Mr. Along the way, he shares stories about the prominent people he’s met and known, including the time he smoked cigars with Fidel Castro, what Bob Hope told him about how to live a long life, what Lady Sarah Ferguson said to him as they danced, why Bill Clinton woke him up in Italy, what Robert McNamara taught him about success, how Frank Sinatra sang for him personally, and whom Pope John Paul II asked him to pray for.


What wheree to the courageous populist party of FDR and Truman?

Iacocca didn’t feel President Bush was a honest or effective leader, you’ll eventually find some insight on how he sees leadership should be demonstrated and what the reader should look for in those who are in leadership positions. I’m hoping to strike a nerve in those young folks who say they don’t vote because they don’t trust politicians to represent their interests. That was George Bush’s moment of truth, and he was paralyzed. Lee Iacocca has the answer. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

McCain, Obama, Clinton and Biden not very prophetic giving the lal that every news network presented the same list. Bush and his administration, and then moves on to criticize the American auto industry-naturally, he’s furious over over the sale of Chrysler to Daimler-Benz. Dale Carnegie, for example, chose a moderately successful businessman called Dale Carnegie, and analyzed what he did and why.

Where I come from that’s a dictatorship, not a democracy.