How Great Women Lead: A Mother-Daughter Adventure into the Lives of Women Shaping the World

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In boardrooms and lecture halls, on the field and at home, strong female leaders are making a statement around the globe. In HOW GREAT WOMEN LEAD Bonnie St. John and her teenage daughter, Darcy Deane, explore the qualities that motivate some of the world's most powerful women. Through engaging, out-of-the-spotlight interchanges, the authors discover commonly held values, behaviors, and attitudes, as well as the subtle, special skills inherent in female leaders.

From the ethics of Dr. Condoleeza Rice to the fortitude of Hillary Rodham Clinton to the enthusiasm of Teach for America founder Wendy Kopp and the discipline of Geena Davis, each woman in this book shares the exciting story of her rise to the top and the unique qualities it took to get there.
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Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win medals in Winter Olympic competition, taking home a silver and two bronze medals at the 1984 Winter Paralympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
Today, Bonnie travels the globe as a keynote speaker and trusted Fortune 500 leadership expert. As CEO of the Blue Circle Leadership Institute, she creates and facilitates breakthrough leadership programs that have guided thousands of busy professionals to expand their opportunities, increase their influence, and accelerate their careers.
Bonnie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard, earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and served in the White House as a Director of the National Economic Council. She has been featured extensively in both national and international media. NBC Nightly News called Bonnie, "One of the five most inspiring women in America."
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Publisher
Center Street
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Published on
Apr 24, 2012
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781455505906
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
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