New Leadership Book Brings Together 15 Iconic Perspectives from Across the Globe

Compelling Stories from Influential Leaders are Collected in a New Anthology from Goldsmith, Shriver, and McDermott

Raleigh, NC – January 26, 2021 – Available today, Lessons from Leaders is coauthored by a trio of thought-leaders and renowned authors: Marshall Goldsmith, PhD; Sam Shriver, EdD, and Kathy McDermott. The authors distill decades of experience from fifteen remarkable leaders into a collection of entertaining lessons that will inspire and guide readers to transform the way they lead. The book is published by Leadership Studies, Inc. and is available now through a variety of retail and online partners, including: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple Books, and more.

In a time where leadership has never been more in demand, this book will resonate with readers who are looking for practical advice and actionable strategies that will help them make a difference.

A unique combination of high-profile leaders, including Alan Mulally, Frances Hesselbein, Jim Yong Kim, Pat Summitt, Daryl Davis, and others along with up-and-coming leaders with fascinating stories, Lessons from Leaders culminates in a compelling anthology of life and leadership lessons that are sure to inspire and engage readers of all ages and life stages.

Key distinctions that make Lessons from Leaders a unique addition to the category of leadership include:

  • The book provides an enjoyable and valuable mix of storytelling with structured reflection and application.
  • The leaders interviewed for this book span a wide spectrum of diverse backgrounds and careers, including civil rights, military, religious and political leaders, coaches, corporate and L&D leaders, and c-suite executives.
  • Each chapter includes an actionable Leadership Lesson that outlines steps the reader can take to reflect and apply meaningful insights.

“Lessons from Leaders is a gem of a book. Goldsmith, Shriver, and McDermott have mined the experience of fifteen exemplary leaders, and the learnings they share inspire, inform, and invigorate. In every chapter, there are bright nuggets of wisdom, practical tips to apply, and insightful questions to ponder. It’s like having a collection of masters on call.”

Jim Kouzes, coauthor of the best-selling The Leadership Challenge and Fellow of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders, Rice University

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About the Authors

Marshall Goldsmith, PhD

Marshall Goldsmith is a Thinkers50 #1 executive coach and New York Times #1 best-selling author of Triggers, Mojo, and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There.

Sam Shriver, EdD

Sam Shriver is the executive vice president of thought leadership and training transfer at The Center for Leadership Studies and the author of From Coach to Coach and The Four Moments of Truth. He received his BS from the United States Coast Guard Academy, MBA from Pepperdine University, and EdD from North Carolina State University.

Kathy McDermott

Kathy McDermott is a managing partner at Global Coaching Alliance and the founder of McDermott & Associates Coaching, LLC. She has over twenty-five years of active experience as a corporate leader with Merck, Astra Merck, and AstraZeneca. Kathy graduated summa cum laude from Gwynedd Mercy University.

Contact Information

Suzie Bishop
Leadership Studies, Inc.
280 Towerview Court
Cary, NC 27513

Press Release: New Leadership Book Brings Together 15 Iconic Perspectives from Across the Globe