A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Female Four-Star General

  • 9h 10m 12s
  • Ann Dunwoody
  • Gildan Media
  • 2015

On June 23, 2008, President George W. Bush nominated Ann Dunwoody as a four-star general in the US Army—the first time a woman had ever achieved that rank. The news generated excitement around the world. Now retired after nearly four decades in the Army, Dunwoody shares what she learned along the way, from her first command leading 100 soldiers to her final assignment, in which she led a $60 billion enterprise of over 69,000 employees, including the Army's global supply chain in support of Iraq and Afghanistan.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Walk the Walk
  • Chapter 2: Wendell Would Be Proud–“Never Walk by a Mistake”
  • Chapter 3: The Enemy Within: “Leaders Aren't Invincible—Don't Try to Be”
  • Chapter 4: Door Kickers: “Believe in Yourself”
  • Chapter 5: Courage–“Do the Right Thing for the Right Reason”
  • Chapter 6: The Man behind the Curtain–“Recognize Your Advocates, Janus-Faces, and Detractors”
  • Chapter 7: The Mirror, Mirror Syndrome–Leverage the Power of Diversity
  • Chapter 8: Call Me Coach–“Form Your Winning Team”
  • Chapter 9: The Power of the Yellow Brick Road–“Develop Your Strategic Vision”
  • Chapter 10: The Needs of The Army Notwithstanding–“Know When to Fold 'Em”
  • Chapter 11: Leader of Leaders–“Build Your Bench”


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