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Special Edition 42a – An Interview with Geoff Loftus, author of Lead Like Ike, part 1 of 2 explores the leadership lessons of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, the American CEO of D-Day, and how by applying these lessons, business professionals can achieve far greater success in today’s challenging and rapidly evolving business world. During our discussion, Geoff Loftus, author of Lead Like Ike: Ten Business Strategies from the CEO of D-Day shares with us his insights and illustrative examples regarding:
- General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership style
- actions new executives and managers should take to ensure they are appropriately aggressive
- benefits of Eisenhower’s philosophy of not being able to have too many plans while still avoiding analysis paralysis
In addition to the invaluable insights Geoff shares in Lead Like Ike and this special edition podcast are the resources accessible from his website, www.GeoffLoftus.com. Geoff’s book, Lead Like Ike, can be purchased by clicking here.
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About the Author
Geoff Loftus is author of Lead Like Ike. Previously, Geoff served as Managing Editor of Across the Board, a monthly business magazine of thought and opinion at The Conference Board. He has addressed large audiences from Fortune 500 companies on numerous business topics, has been a regular contributor to Forbes.com, and has been interviewed by Fortune, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. To read Geoff’s complete biography, click here.