Learn From the Lives of Leaders with Pulitzer Prize Winner David Maraniss

August 19, 2020 Patrick Leddin

David Maraniss has been covering leaders for decades. He’s written a dozen books including biographies of Bill Clinton, Vince Lombardi, Roberto Clemente, and Barack Obama. He’s won two Pulitzer prizes and was a finalist for three others. Join us in the Leadership Lab as we talk about building trust, freedom through discipline, and what he’s learned from studying leaders throughout the course of his career.

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Join Dr. Patrick Leddin every other Wednesday as he speaks with authors, thought leaders, athletes, entrepreneurs and other influential leaders as they challenge the status quo of leadership to explore new ways to lead and find success. Leadership Lab with Dr. Patrick Leddin is presented by FranklinCovey.


Strong performers tend to get ahead because of their energy, ideas, and high standards. But the very traits that propelled them into leadership roles can actually make them less effective as leaders.


About the Author

Patrick Leddin

Patrick Leddin has benefited from both hands-on leadership and management experience coupled with academic rigor and expertise. Patrick served as a U.S. Army airborne, infantry, ranger-qualified officer, worked as a Project Manager at KPMG Consulting. His consulting work has allowed him to partner with clients in the United States, Canada, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Great Britain, Aruba, Iceland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Guam, and many other countries around the world. In addition to his work at Leddin Group, Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University in the Practice of Managerial Studies where he teaches Corporate Strategy, Negotiation, and Advanced Marketing.

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