The Leadership Moment: Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lessons for Us All

  • 8h 26m 9s
  • Michael Useem
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2020

Are you ready for the leadership moment? Learn valuable lessons from the stories of:

  • Merck's Roy Vagelos, who commits millions of dollars to develop a drug needed only by people who can't afford it
  • Eugene Kranz, who struggles to bring the Apollo 13 astronauts home after an explosion rips through their spacecraft
  • Arlene Blum, who organizes the first women's ascent of one of the world's most dangerous mountains
  • Nancy Barry, who leads Women's World Banking in the fight against Third World poverty
  • Wagner Dodge, who faces the decision of a lifetime as a fast-moving forest fire overtakes his firefighting crew

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - Roy Vagelos Attacks River Blindness
  • Chapter 2 - Wagner Dodge Retreats in Mann Gulch
  • Chapter 3 - Eugene Kranz Returns Apollo 13 to Earth
  • Chapter 4 - Arlene Blum Ascends Annapurna
  • Chapter 5 - Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Defends Little Round Top
  • Chapter 6 - Clifton Wharton Restructures TIAA-CREF
  • Chapter 7 - John Gutfreund Loses Salomon Inc.
  • Chapter 8 - Nancy Barry Builds Women's World Banking
  • Chapter 9 - Alfredo Cristiani Ends El Salvador's Civil War