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eBook Leadership is Common Sense ePub

by Herman Cain

  • ISBN: 0471287962
  • Category: Management and Leadership
  • Subcategory: Perfomance and Work
  • Author: Herman Cain
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (October 1, 1996)
  • Pages: 224
  • ePub book: 1296 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1264 kb
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  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 674

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Herman Cain believes there is a better leader in everyone and that leadership is about recognizing the potential . Herman Cain does a great job simplifying some generic leadership concepts. He is correct about common sense. The problem is common sense is not common.

Herman Cain believes there is a better leader in everyone and that leadership is about recognizing the potential in yourself and others. In Leadership Is Common Sense.

Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945) is an American politician, business executive, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. Cain grew up in Georgia and graduated from Morehouse College in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He pursued graduate studies at Purdue University and graduated with a Master of Science in Computer Science in 1971, while also working full-time for the . Department of the Navy

Leadership is Common Sense book. The book about Herman Cain includes his views on a number of issues that he must address as a candidate for President of the United States.

Leadership is Common Sense book. O(CEO In an effort to get to know something about Mr. Cain, I recently picked up three of his books. This was the third one I started to read. It quickly became apparent that this one contains the same themes, same stories and same conclusions as the other two (CEO of Self and This is Herman Cain), except that this one is perhaps an update to one and a precursor to the other.

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For more biographical information on Herman Cain, please read the section below on. Herman Cain first rose onto America's mainstream politics in May 2011 with his announcement of candidacy in the Republican Party's nomination for the 2012 . presidential election.

Leadership is Common Sense by Herman Cain. Building a dynamic and inspirational career against all odds, Herman Cain's sensational rise to an influential black business leader has become an extraordinary American Dream come true. Cain reaches out, engaging,challenging and motivating you with his common sense approach to tackling and conquering leadership challenges. He passionately reveals his philosophy on living your life to live your dreams.

Leadership is Common Sense: Lessons from a Lifetime of Success. Booking fees for Herman Cain, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Leading an organization and removing the obstacles that keep people from being successful is a fulfilling experiencebut sometimes leadership is not pretty. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range.

Herman Cain is an American businessman, syndicated columnist, and radio host from Georgia. He is the former chairman and CEO of Godfather's Pizza and a former chairman, deputy chairman (1992-94) and chairman (1995-96) of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He was born on Decmeber 13, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee. In January 2011, Cain announced he had formed an exploratory committee for a potential campaign for the Republican Presidential nomination in 2012 and on May 21, 2011, Cain officially announced his candidacy. In mid-October 2011, Cain was leading the.

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Leadership is common sense Herman Cain. Leading Change: An Action Plan from the World's Foremost Expert on Business Leadership is a book by John P. Kotter. 245. Leadership Promises for Every Day John C. Maxwell. 246. Leading Change: An Action Plan from the World's Foremost Expert on Business Leadership John Kotter. 247. Learning the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership John C.

Destined to become a classic, this unique book by Herman Cain, CEO and co-owner of Godfather's Pizza, demystifies the leadership process and shows readers how to develop effective leadership skills.

In Leadership is Common Sense, Herman Cain forges, with infectious enthusiasm, an "American Dream" story of his extraordinary rise from humble beginnings to his days climbing the corporate ladder at Pillsbury, Burger King and finally Godfather's Pizza—where he led the management buyout of the company and miraculously turned it from financial decline.

In addition to an in-depth analysis of the transformation of Godfather's Pizza, Cain critiques the leadership styles of a wide range of past and present leaders, from civil rights activists to U.S. Presidents to corporate entrepreneurs to personal heroes.

Herman Cain discusses his "Three Plus Three" leadership...

Three Critical Qualities a Leader Must Possess

Ability to recognize that people must motivate themselves. Ability to take risks and make the tough decisions. Ability to block out the unnecessary and concentrate on the necessary.

Three Critical Things a Leader Must Do

Remove barriers which prevent people from being self-motivated. Lead people to achieve the desired results. Inspire passion within people to perform better than expected.

"Herman Cain's book focuses on what's needed most in our society today...leadership. It is a book of real substance, with a compelling, yet common sense view of what real leadership requires." —David R. Whitwarm, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Whirlpool Corporation.

"Herman Cain is a force of nature. His inspiring story will lift your heart and motivate you to achieve your own dream." —Al Ries, best-selling author of Focus and co-author of Marketing Warfare.

"A fascinating book from a man whose actions epitomize the real meaning of leadership." —Noeman E. Brinker, Brinker International, co-author of On the Brink: The Life and Leadership of Norman Brinker.

"The latest and the best book written on leadership. Herman Cain is the man to write it! He did and I applaud it!" —Robert H. Schuller, The Crystal Cathedral, author of Possibility Thinking.

Comments

Ceroelyu Ceroelyu
Awesome book, that will lead you to leadership! The empowerment and confidence will benefit your practice in many unforeseen ways. You won't be disappointed. I bought this book as gifts for many colleagues.
Llallayue Llallayue
no comment
Rleillin Rleillin
A leader with Common Sense does not make any way near as many mistakes as others and I believe that this book by Herman Cain shows that he is one of those people with Common Sense. OEH
Welahza Welahza
Herman Cain does a great job simplifying some generic leadership concepts. He is correct about common sense. The problem is common sense is not common.
Virtual Virtual
Read this book if you want insight into Herman Cain, unvarnished by present day presidential packaging.

This book, published in 1997, presents the Hermanator's (a nickname he seems to enjoy) leadership theory, and illustrates it with practice from his business career.

Cain's "Three Plus Three" model of leadership (fifteen years before the 9-9-9 tax plan) is about three critical qualities a leader must possess, and three critical things a leader must do.

There's nothing earth shaking here; but after all, it's common sense. According to Cain, leaders must have -

* The ability to recognize that people motivate themselves;

* The ability to take risks and make the tough decisions;

* The ability to block out the unnecessary and concentrate on the necessary.

Given these capabilities, what the leader must do is -

* Remove the barriers which prevent people from being self motivated;

* Lead, taking the actions required to achieve desired results;

* Inspire the passion within people to perform better than expected.

Cain comes across as hard working, straight forward, focused, and very goal oriented as he rises through the ranks of a number of corporations eventually becoming CEO of Godfather's Pizza. The reader also learns much of his values, as he speaks often of his faith, his family, and what he sees as important in life.

Here's a key paragraph that describes his political thinking circa 1997:

The federal budget deficit which threatens our economy is a problem of shared sacrifices, not a problem of raising more taxes. The problem with our current income tax law is that it had no focus in 1913 when it first became law and now it has evolved into a seven million word "mess"... throw it out and start over! The problem with our welfare system is that it pays people not to work...let's pay them to work and eventually many of them will work themselves off welfare. Youth violence and drug abuse is not a problem in the streets, it's a problem in the home...hold parents responsible. More focus on education is not the problem, the focus of education is the problem...teach everyone the basics first. Racial prejudice is not a problem of the "head" but a problem of the" heart"...open hearts will create open minds. We have not lost our moral values as a nation, we have simply forgotten the value of our morals.

At least he can't be accused of flip flopping...
SiIеnt SiIеnt
Leadership is not positionship : Leaders are readers. There still is a great abuse with the term leader. All the inputs around Leadership during the last 30 years, lacked substance thus creating hype that had no practical value.
This lack of practical value was because it was widely missed that leadership is not an endowed consequence of positionship, just as singing ability is not an endowed consequence of having a voice. The skills that people see in a leader are not always quantifiable or immediately recognizable but they know when they see it and they know when it is missing.
Love Me Love Me
I read this book after seeing the author talk about the book on several talk shows earlier this year. Mr. Cain is the epitome of the American rise to success story. His life story is one of hard work coupled with the burning desire to succeed. The obstacles he has faced will ring familiar to many. He has also included the "three plus three" leadership guide that drives his life and that has inspired me in my life. If you want more out of life, inspiration to move on and change, or if you want to improve your leadership skills read this book
I first saw Herman Cain as a keynote speaker at a project management professional seminar. His speach blew me away. Since then I've been a huge fan. I purchased this book and it, like his speech, as outstanding. A great read from and about a great man, with great advice about leadership.