Some Leaders Are Born Women! Stories and Strategies for Building the Leader within You

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"Some Leaders Are Born Women" invites women to build the leadership qualities within themselves. Through example after example of female leaders, the book explains how leaders can head businesses, be mothers, volunteer, start companies or work for charitable organizations or government.

The book's stories of and by 37 female leaders, from all walks of life, illustrate the seven practices of leadership described by Ms. Gustafson:

1. Dare to dream.
2. Grow through challenge.
3. Set powerful goals.
4. Focus on the power and possibilities in people.
5. Communicate effectively.
6. Set high standards, and live accordingly.
7. Live your priorities.

The women's stories resonate with honesty, hope, ideas, and success. It is a book for women beginning careers, for those celebrating motherhood and volunteerism, and for those rising in a chosen profession or contemplating a new venture.

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About the Author:

Joan Eleanor Gustafson is an award-winning international speaker on success, leadership, and change. In her 26-year career at 3M, she held multiple leadership positions in various functional areas, including international management and marketing. She is president of Success and Leadership Dynamics, a consulting company specializing in business and marketing strategy, organizational productivity and leadership development. She teaches graduate-level courses in international management and e-business. Ms. Gustafson is the author of "A Woman Can Do That! 10 Strategies for Creating Success in Your Life!"

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"...an inspiring collection of advice imparted by wise women. ...networking at its best within the pages of one book." -- Lillian Vernon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Lillian Vernon Corporation

"...instant inspiration on every page! ...stories of courage from women who are the backbone of their companies, communities, and families." -- Ardath Rodale, Chairman, Rodale Inc.

"Full of inspiring stories, practical strategies, valuable advice...will inspire/motivate you to express your own inner leader more fully." -- – Jack Canfield, Co-author of "Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul" and "Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work"

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