Lessons in Leadership and Life: Secrets of Eleven Wise Men

  • 5h 28m
  • Dickson C. Buxton
  • Griffin Publishing Group
  • 2002

Lessons in Leadership and Life takes the reader on a unique journey through the eyes of an employee caught in today's business counteractions and "downsizing" that has affected hundreds of thousands of Americans. It is a real-life situation with real-life problems, addressing the “could have, would have, should have” feelings and challenges that come with the loss of a job. Lessons in Leadership and Life provides a unique look at how to get back in control of your life, using the secrets of eleven real-life successful business executives.

About the Author

Dickson C. Buxton is Managing Director of Private Capital Corporation, which provides comprehensive business and estate perpetuation plans and financial services for mid-market private companies. He co-founded Private Capital Corporation in 1976 and was also Chairman of Kelso and Company from 1978-1981.

In this Book

  • Lessons in Leadership and Life—Secrets of Eleven Wise Men
  • Surfing the Corporate Wave
  • Surviving a Life Storm
  • Focus and Drive
  • Knowledge and Lifelong Learning
  • Attitude Determines Altitude
  • Human Relations Skills
  • Habits for Superior Performance
  • Prior Planning For Performance
  • Organizing for Success
  • Action-Oriented Leadership
  • Controlling the Process
  • Self-confidence and Independence
  • Achieving Emotional Maturity
  • Essential Guiding Principles
  • Transition to Independence
  • Introduction to the Wise Men
  • Bill Dauer Retired Senior Executive Chambers of Commerce Lodi, California
  • F. P. Bodenheimer CEO, Zickgraf Industries Franklin, North Carolina
  • Joseph Dacey Chairman Emeritus, A. H. Hansen Sales, Ltd. Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Bob McKinnon Former Chairman and CEO, CV Industries Newton, North Carolina
  • Curt Ford General Agent Emeritus Northwestern Mutual San Francisco, California
  • Thurston Twigg-Smith Chairman & CEO, Persis Corporation Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Grason Nickell Chairman, AC Corporation Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Robert Midkiff Retired Chairman, American Financial Services Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Jerry Stone Former Chairman, Claremont Technology Cape Girardeau, Missouri
  • Jack Grady Founder, Juice Bowl Products Lakeland, Florida
  • Sam Higginbottom Retired Chairman, Rolls Royce -North America Miami, Florida
  • Charlie Rowe (a.k.a. Dickson C. Buxton)
  • Afterward: The Mentoring Chain
  • Planning & Control
  • Epilogue