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Derailed Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree)

By Tim Irwin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.97 Stars

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On 1/31 Jared Yaple wrote: Simply put, this book will stay on my shelf as a valuable personal reference tool. As much as I was irritated at the CEO’s profiled in the book for their attitudes and actions, I saw my past mistakes and struggles laid to bare in Irwin’s diagnosis of derailment. There is much to learn from this ... Blame the CEO?? Assess yourself!!

Jared's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/25 Jeremy Wallace wrote: If you are in a position of leadership or ever hope to be, then I highly recommend that you read Derailed by Dr. Tim Irwin. Irwin offers his perspective on the failures of six high-profile CEO’s. His perspective is helpful because he identifies the key characteristic of each failure as well as the ... Tim Irwin's Derailed

Jeremy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/25 Joy wrote: Derailed: Five Lessons Learned From Catastrophic Failures of Leadership is by Tim Irwin, PhD. Irwin is also the best-selling author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines derailment as "to cause to run off the rails." According to Irwin, derailment in the workplace ... Derailed Book Review

Joy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/23 Curtis Cecil wrote: You know there are numerous books out there about people who succeeded in Business and leadership and how they did it.Well this isn't one of them.This book chronicles the lives of some top leaders on the right track who were de-railed and thus lost their sought after jobs.Each of these 5 lives that are ... De-Railed by Tim Irwin

Curtis' Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/22 Maopa Lutui wrote: Just finished this great book & have to say, that I've learned five important lessons from Derailed about Catastrophic Failures in Leadership. This was an eye opener for me as I am a co-partner with my spouse in our construction business. Since reading this we have come to our senses and have changed many ... Book Reviews: Derailed - Tim Irwin, PH.D.

Maopa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/22 Brandon Cox wrote: Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership by Tim Irwin is one of the most frightening books I’ve ever read… and if you’re in leadership, you should buy it and be frightened by it as well! Irwin does a masterful job of presenting a comprehensive take on the subject ... A Truly Frightening Book Every Leader Should REad

Brandon's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 Richard Peterson wrote: In Tim Irwin's book, Derailed, he approaches leadership lessons in a refreshing way. Using six former CEOs as case studies, Dr. Tim Irwin points out in "De-Railed" how these individuals, despite their outstanding qualifications and prior successes, led the respective corporations to hardship essentially ... Book review - Derailed (Tim Irwin)

Richard 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/31 themomwrites wrote: A Look at Why Leadership Can Fail Terribly and How to Be Better Leaders As part of my membership at the Thomas Nelson Book Review Blogger program, I recently got the opportunity to read and review Tim Irwin’s Derailed. When I first came across the book on the Thomas Nelson website, I was intrigued. ... Book Review: Derailed by Tim Irwin, Ph.D

themomwrites' Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/30 Kevin Barthelette wrote: Just got through reading “Derailed” by Tim Irwin. If you are in any type leadership role, whether corporate or in you should take some time and read it. I liked the CEO examples that were used  to illustrate Mr. Irwin’s points. Character is a huge in leadership. You can be brilliant, but without character, you will derail ... Derailed

Kevin's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/29 Martha Rogus wrote: Finally, a book that informs us people need people, not arrogant, hubris-based leadership. Tim Irwin shatters the precept of hyperindividualism by showing us six, characteristically incorrect corporate leaders who failed. Irwin does not only deride these capable CEOs of Lehman Brothers, Proctor & Gamble, ... Book Review by Martha J. Rogus, DERAILED by Tim Irwin, Ph.D., Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership

Martha's Rating:

4 Stars