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“Outstanding… A must-read for leaders of all levels.”–Jeff Stueber

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“Light a match in a dark room and watch as the light instantly overcomes the darkness. Observe the power and grace of that single, solitary flame dancing with life. Now light several candles or kindle a fire and experience the added warmth and comfort extending from that first, vulnerable flame through others. This is the heart and soul of leadership—the essence of inspiring others.”

John J. Murphy, author of our bestselling book on teamwork, Pulling Together, follows up his bestseller with a leadership book like no other. Leading with Passion: 10 Essentials for Inspiring Others will help you find that not only are you performing better as a leader, but your team is sharing your vision and following your lead to ultimate success.

People have debated for many years about the single most important characteristic or “ingredient” for leadership. The same endless debate might take place if we were to ask what the single, most important factor for chocolate cake is. Clearly, there is an argument for chocolate. There is also a good argument for eggs, flour, sugar, water, and an assortment of other factors, including oven temperature and time in the oven. In fact, if any essential ingredient is missing or out of balance, the cake is vulnerable. It isn’t everything it could be.

Effective, passionate leadership requires many things. Leading with Passion covers ten key essentials that will give you the means to truly inspire and lead with passion.

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  • Details:
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 6.5"
  • Page Count: 112
  • eBook Format: .epub
  • Audio Format: mp3
  • Audio Run Time: 1 hr 1 min

Free Discussion Guides

Are you using Leading with Passion as part of your next training event or team meeting? Our free leader’s discussion guide is the perfect companion to the book and will help you get the most out of your event. Included are discussion points and questions that will help your team focus on:

  • Identifying sources of their own inspiration, and natural talents that they have for inspiring others
  • Developing a shared vision that will have your teams aligned and focused on success
  • Understanding whether you and your teams are really “giving from the heart” to accomplish their goals
  • Managing with “attention” and not just intention.
  • And more…

About Author

JOHN J. MURPHY is a highly recognized author, speaker and management consultant. Drawing on a diverse collection of team experiences as a corporate manager, consultant and collegiate quarterback, John has appeared on over 400 radio and television stations and his work has been featured in over 50 newspapers nationwide.

As founder and president of Venture Management Consultants (www.venturemanagementconsultants.com), John specializes in creating high performance team environments, teaching leadership and team development, and leading team kaizen events. He has trained thousands of “change agents” from over 50 countries and helped some of the world’s leading organizations design and implement positive change.

John is also a critically-acclaimed author and sought-after speaker. Among his other books are: Beyond Doubt: Four Steps to Inner Peace; Reinvent Yourself: A Lesson in Personal Leadership; Agent of Change: Leading a Cultural Revolution; Pulling Together: The Power of Teamwork; Get a Real Life: A Lesson in Personal Empowerment; and The Eight Disciplines: An Enticing Look Into Your Personality.

What Readers are Saying

Average Rating:
4.5 (based on 13 reviews)

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    Prez
    11/308/2015 11/05/2015
    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
    • 5.0
    The title was a perfect entre for a speech I was preparing
    I used the book as a reference to inspire my staff to strive for better results, making the point that if they lead with passion (or conviction) they not only will inspire others, but will also achieve better results.
      Bottom Line:
      Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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      SETEMFREE
      09/271/2014 09/29/2014
      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
      • 5.0
      INSPARATIONAL GIFT FOR NETWORKERS
      INSPIRATIONAL, GREAT GIFT
        Bottom Line:
        Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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        Terry Baggett
        03/82/2013 03/24/2013
        • 5.0
        Very Worthwhile
        Excellent little book with large rewards. Reminds one of things known but forgotten and inspires with new thoughts and direction!
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          Scott Stockman
          12/345/2012 12/11/2012
          • 5.0
          Leading With Passion
          this book is FANTASTIC. It is everything someone in a sales or leadership position should work toward.
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            Tom Sullivan
            02/39/2012 02/09/2012
            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
            • 5.0
            Leading With Passion
            Excellent book for everyone to nourish yourself.
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