Leadership Lessons from the Cherokee Nation: Learn from All I Observe

  • 10h 28m 25s
  • Chad “Corntassel” Smith
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2014

When Chad Smith became Principal Chief, the Cherokee Nation was a chaotic and dysfunctional entity. By the end of his tenure, 12 years later, the Nation had grown its assets from $150 million to $1.2 billion, increased business profits 2,000 percent, created 6,000 jobs, and dramatically advanced its education, language, and cultural preservation programs.

How could one team influence such vast positive change?

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Learn from All I Observe
  • Chapter 3: Leadership—The Ability to Go from Point A to Point B
  • Chapter 4: Point B—Where You Want to Go
  • Chapter 5: Point A—Where You Are
  • Chapter 6: Between Points A and B—Planning
  • Chapter 7: Between Points A and B—Doing
  • Chapter 8: Closing Message
  • Appendix A: Commitment Message at the Inauguration of Chad “Corntassel” Smith as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation—1999
  • Appendix B: 2000 State of the Nation—“Sga du gi,” the Community Focus
  • Appendix C: 2001 State of the Nation—Embrace and Carry Forward the Great Cherokee Legacy
  • Appendix D: 2002 State of the Nation—Building One Fire
  • Appendix E: 2003 State of the Nation—Critical Crossroads
  • Appendix F: 2004 State of the Nation—Where There Is No Vision, the People Perish
  • Appendix G: 2006 State of the Nation—Full Force and Effect
  • Appendix H: 2008 State of the Nation—Planting the Seed Corn
  • Appendix I: 2009 State of the Nation—Going from Point A to Point B
  • Appendix J: 2010 State of the Nation—Happiness and Healthiness Are Found in Maturity


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