Monkey Business: For Leaders at All Levels

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Leadership lessons from Denny Dearden based on his experiences as a youth coming from poverty and growing up with pet monkeys are an inspiration to anyone who chooses to make a difference in their personal and professional life.  This is an amazing journey that will give you a clear perspective on what really matters in life and how to succeed. Monkey Business: For Leaders at All Levels is a great read for any leader that mixes a serious tone with a humorous element to ensure we stay focused on the critical leadership needed to allow organizations to thrive. Through Denny's story, leaders will have a unique opportunity to reflect on their own life experiences growing up to understand what is important in realizing the essential qualities of human leadership principles...a first of its kind for knowing why you lead and what is really important. For every person who is looking for the motivation to do something more with their life and overcoming the obstacles that often hold us back.

Denny Dearden has drawn wisdom from his rich array of life experiences. Now, he has shaped his real-life stories into compelling lessons for leadership. Famous for his insights and keen sense of humor, Denny has created Monkey Business, a masterpiece that should be required reading for anyone who hopes to stay grounded and maintain perspective while moving headlong into a fast-changing world. Monkey Business is a delightful read. With humor and savvy, Denny Dearden translates maternal advice into practical suggestions for successful leadership. Monkey Business is inspiring, heartfelt, and entertaining with events and attitudes that cultivated such a great leader, and finished with so many lessons to be mindful of in your own endeavors. The leadership lessons in Monkey Business will inspire people of all ages.

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Dennis Dearden, president and co-founder of Monkey Business Associates, has served as a teacher, coach, principal and superintendent of schools. He was also the associate executive director for AASA, The School Superintendents Association where he led all leadership activities and skillfully launched the National Superintendent Certification program. Now, Denny adds author to his distinguished resume for his book Monkey Business: For Leaders at All Levels.

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"Denny Dearden has drawn wisdom from his rich array of life experiences. Now, he has shaped his real-life stories into compelling lessons for leadership. Famous for his insights and keen sense of humor, Denny has created Monkey Business, a masterpiece that should be required reading for anyone who hopes to stay grounded and maintain perspective while moving headlong into a fast-changing world." Gary Marx, president, Center for Public Outreach, author Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century and Future-Focused Leadership "Monkey Business is a delightful read. With humor and savvy, Denny Dearden translates maternal advice into practical suggestions for successful leadership." Dan Domenech, Ph.D., executive director, AASA - The School Superintendents Association "A must read for leaders - through Denny's story, leaders will have a unique opportunity to reflect on their own life experiences growing up to understand what is important in realizing the essential qualities of human leadership principles...a first of its kind for knowing why you lead and what is really important." Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D., superintendent, Clarke County School District and 2015 AASA National Superintendent of the Year "For every person who is looking for the motivation to do something more with their life and overcoming the obstacles that often hold us back, the leadership lessons in Monkey Business will inspire people of all ages." Gail Connelly, executive director, NAESP - National Association for Elementary School Principals "Monkey Business is a great read for any leader that mixes a serious tone with a humorous element to ensure we stay focused on the critical leadership elements needed to allow organizations to thrive." S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D., superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools "Leadership lessons from Denny based on his experiences as a youth coming from poverty are an inspiration to anyone who chooses to make a difference in their personal and professional life. This is an amazing journey that will give you a clear perspective on what really matters in life and how to succeed." Nancy M. Dahl, president and chief operating officer, Tastefully Simple "Monkey Business is inspiring, heartfelt, and entertaining; I was hooked from page one. I enjoyed learning what events and attitudes cultivated such a great leader, and finished with so many lessons to be mindful of in my own endeavors." Ryan Patterson, owner, Galvanic Engineering and 2002 Junior Noble Prize winner

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