Where Have All the Leaders Gone? is a New York Times bestseller book by Lee Iacocca, the former CEO of Chrysler. It was published in Pete said: I’m listening to the audiobook of Lee Iacocca’s Where Have All the Lee Iacocca, in answering the question “Where Have All the Leaders Gone,” fails . Iacocca, the bestselling author and former president of Ford and Chrysler, is back to sound a howl of anger against the sad state of leadership.

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It means either you think you already know it all, or you just don’t care. McCain, Obama, Clinton and Biden not very prophetic giving the fact that every news network presented the same list. An entertaining short book that was more along the lines of a political treatise regarding the US leadership during than a book providing leadership values. Bush and his administration, and then moves on to criticize the American auto industry and is furious over the sale of Chrysler to Daimler-Benz.

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The middle class is being squeezed every which way. The above notwithstanding, I give Lee’s book high marks. There is a call to arms. Along the way, he shares stories about the prominent people he’s met and known, including the time he smoked cigars with Fidel Castro, what Bob Hope told him about how to live a long life, what Lady Sarah Ferguson said to him as they danced, why Bill Clinton woke him up in Italy, what Robert McNamara taught him about success, how Frank Sinatra sang for him personally, and whom Pope John Paul II asked him to pray for.

Still, some worthwhile things to consider especially as we head into this election season. We’ve got a gang of clueless bozos steering the ship of state right off the cliff, we’ve got corporate gansters stealing us blind, and we can’t even clean up after a hurricane much less build a hybrid car.


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We’re running the biggest deficit in the history of the country. Filed Under barack obamalee iacocca. But Congress managed to find the time to vote itself a raise. He has sent our troops not to mention hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqi citizens to their deaths — for what?

That seems obvious, doesn’t it?

You can’t call yourself a patriot if you’re not outraged. Our business leaders are more obsessed with stock options and overshadowing each other’s multimillion-dollar salaries than with finding creative solutions to pressing problems, such as the health-care crisis, our loss of competitive edge in the global marketplace, the massive trade deficit, and the slow death of the middle class.

I wonder if the author chose the title, since the book does not give us a direct answer. The best part of the book is when Mr.

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He told Bush, “Mr. Books by Lee Iacocca. Our borders are like sieves. Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential.

He kept sitting there for twenty lfe with a baffled look on his face. That’s not the promise of America my parents and yours traveled across the ocean for. Still, though, I also picked up on a little sadness between the lines. For example, variants that circulated a month before the presidential election included the following non-Iacocca passages referencing Democratic nominee Barack Obama: The first two-thirds are really insightful, full of “common sense” that nobody seems willing to talk about or admit to anymore.

The 5 Levels of Leadership: Definitely worth looking into even for historic purposes. I’m not talking about running off at the mouth or spouting sound bites.

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Where are the people of character, courage, conviction, competence, and common sense? What I didn’t expect is how irate he’d be with Bush Jr. You don’t get leaderrs by standing on the sidelines waiting for somebody else to take action.

Lee Iacocca believes that leaders are made in times of crisis — such as today. I really enjoyed Iacocca autobiography Iacocca does not list humility as important to great leadership.


He was reading a story about a pet goat to kids in Florida when he heard about the attacks. It’s time to relax,” think again. This one is typical of what he dishes out in the other two: Write a customer review. Not worth fishing for! It takes a constant infusion of fresh ideas and leadere to prevent that.

People pick up this book and get a glimpse at not just a phenomenal businessman, Iacocca did in fact bring Chrysler back from bankruptcy to being an automotive giant, but also a great man.

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Even if you have a family you love, and hobbies you enjoy, and you go to church or synagogue every week, there is nothing that replaces work. Confessing that he has “flunked retirement,” Iacocca calls on citizens of all ages lef vote, get involved, and choose our leaders carefully.

Iacocca goes into the test of a good leader, citing these Cs: We could be headed for ext Lee Iacocca was perhaps the man most responsible for CEOs becoming celebrities and super millionaires. To be honest, of the top 3 candidates for president, I don’t think they have the 9 Cs covered all together – and I’m frightened. Iacocca talks nave leaders and mentors; why it is important for kids to have leaders, and even more interesting who makes for the best mentors and leaders for kids.

First, because the author is Lee Iacocca, a staunch, real life American icon – someone with a story every youngster should know about. When I finished my first two summer novels, I wanted something current. It’s a call to action for people who, like me, believe in America.

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