Igniting the Leader Within: The Leadership Legacy of Ben Franklin, Father of the American Fire Service

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There is no lack of available material and educational programs to teach you everything you ever wanted to know about 'management'. The bad news is that management isn't the same as leadership. Confusing management and leadership is easy. But management is how an order is carried out. Leadership is why the order was there in the first place. You want to be a leader. This book will show you how! Contents: Leadership defined Becoming a born leader Climbing the ladder of success Change is the only constant in life Failure Step down to step up Listening Motivating people Educating people Evaluating people Epilogue.
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PennWell Books
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Published on
Dec 31, 1998
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Pages
156
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ISBN
9780912212715
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Entrepreneurship
Business & Economics / Leadership
Education / Counseling / Career Development
Political Science / Law Enforcement
Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
Psychology / Applied Psychology
Technology & Engineering / Fire Science
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The extraordinary true story and basis for the major motion picture BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver.

When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper asking for all those interested in joining the Ku Klux Klan to contact a P.O. box, Detective Stallworth does his job and responds with interest, using his real name while posing as a white man. He figures he’ll receive a few brochures in the mail, maybe even a magazine, and learn more about a growing terrorist threat in his community.

A few weeks later the office phone rings, and the caller asks Ron a question he thought he’d never have to answer, “Would you like to join our cause?” This is 1978, and the KKK is on the rise in the United States. Its Grand Wizard, David Duke, has made a name for himself, appearing on talk shows, and major magazine interviews preaching a “kinder” Klan that wants nothing more than to preserve a heritage, and to restore a nation to its former glory.

Ron answers the caller’s question that night with a yes, launching what is surely one of the most audacious, and incredible undercover investigations in history. Ron recruits his partner Chuck to play the "white" Ron Stallworth, while Stallworth himself conducts all subsequent phone conversations. During the months-long investigation, Stallworth sabotages cross burnings, exposes white supremacists in the military, and even befriends David Duke himself.

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