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VICTORIOUS in the War of American Independence, Alexander Hamilton and the founding fathers built the first successful democratic government. They'll forever go down in history as having changed the rules of leadership and redefined what it means to ignite change in people.
As a modern day leader, you may not be establishing a new system of government but the principles of radical leadership still apply, whether you're undertaking a new initiative, rejuvenating a business, or sparking motivation in your team.
Using history's greatest rebels as your guide: START YOUR REVOLUTION!
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About the Author
Gordon Leidner is the author of numerous books and articles about Abraham Lincoln and the American Civil War. A board member of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, he maintains the website GreatAmericanHistory.net, where he provides free educational material to students and educators on Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and the American Revolution.
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“The Leadership Secrets of Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers” should be required reading for individuals at all levels of government and industry. This book is an easy, interesting, and significant read. It presents a short history of how a rebel colony divided in its loyalties became an independent and united nation through the leadership of men like Hamilton, Madison, Franklin, Adams, Washington, and others. Their leadership principles of preparation, honesty, trust, humility, respect, and willingness to look beyond self-interest are important lessons for us all, no matter what our sphere of leadership. By focusing on the leadership philosophy, sacrificial service, and moral integrity of the Founding Fathers, it is inevitable that Leidner’s book will cause readers to consider the stark contrast between those inspiring statesmen of old who were committed to action because it was the right thing to do, and self-serving politicians of today. The leadership lessons presented in this book are a guide to developing true leaders from all walks of life – men and women that will look beyond self-interest and do the right thing!