Iconic leadership: Doris Kearns Goodwin

ICONIC LEADERSHIP

Join Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, as she shares leadership lessons from four extraordinary U.S. presidents—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson—such as seeking mentors, fostering resilience, and developing the ultimate leadership combination of confidence and humility.

 

Guest Bio:

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times #1 best-selling author. Her seventh book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, was published in September 2018 to critical acclaim and became an instant New York Times bestseller. A culmination of Goodwin’s five-decade career of studying the American presidents focusing on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Baines Johnson, the book provides an accessible and essential road map for aspiring and established leaders in every field, and for all of us in our everyday lives.

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Additional Resources:

DRAFT YOUR TEAM VISION STATEMENT: Create a vision of where your team is going and why.

BALANCING HUMILITY AND HUBRIS: Here’s how to face this quandary as you ascend the ladder of leadership.

PODCAST: Listen to this episode on Soundcloud.

 

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About the Author

Scott Miller

Scott Miller is a twenty-three-year associate of FranklinCovey and serves as the executive vice president of thought leadership. Scott hosts multiple podcasts including FranklinCovey On Leadership and Great Life, Great Career. Additionally, Scott is a co-author of The Wall Street Journal bestselling book, Everyone Deserves A Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices For Leading A Team. He is also the author of the multiweek Amazon #1 New Release, Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow. Scott writes a weekly leadership column for Inc.com and is a frequent contributor to Thrive Global. Previously, Scott worked for the Disney Development Company and grew up in Central Florida. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three sons.

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