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free read Leadership in Turbulent Times

free read Leadership in Turbulent Times ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Doris Kearns Goodwin ¼ 6 free read download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Doris Kearns Goodwin Are leaders born or made Where does ambition come from How does adversity affect the growth of leadership Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader In Leadership Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely Abraham Lincoln Theodore Roosevelt Franklin D Roosevelt and Lyndon B Johnson in civil rights to show how they recognized leadership ualities within themselves and. Doris Kearns Goodwin pairs her superior research skills with an ability to recount history in a comprehensive manner to bring readers this wonderful book on political power in the most difficult situations Patching together some of her past work on four American presidents Goodwin examines the rise to power of each man as well as how they were able to overcome significant adversity to right the proverbial apple cart Goodwin chooses to explore the life and times of four men synonymous with great achievements throughout their lives Abraham Lincoln Theodore Roosevelt Teddy Franklin Roosevelt FDR and Lyndon Johnson LBJ Told using three themes Goodwin explores a rise to prominence sustaining of power including ascending to the presidency and utilisation of that power when times were tough In Goodwin s examination of Lincoln she tells of a gangly man who was always driven to better himself even when others could not see his end goal Lincoln loved to learn and uestioned the status uo at every turn When he chose to run for office he was uite verbose in his explanation but was able to win others over with his oratory skills rather than simply following the pre ordained path of the party under whose banner he sought to run Winning a place first in the Illinois Senate and eventually as a congressman Lincoln sought to expand what was taking place by asking the uestions about what else could be done When he won the presidential election of 1860 Lincoln entered the White House in turbulent times Goodwin examines many of the struggles he had as the country tore itself apart forcing him to take action This included writing and delivering the Emancipation Proclamation one of the greatest speeches that Lincoln ever gave Goodwin seeks to argue that the speech itself was not the only struggle but also Lincoln s trying to pass it and keep his Cabinet together Teddy Roosevelt was always a man who sought to do his own thing His father was a daunting character in his life but this did not stop Teddy from striving to excel He was a man of many words but also one who knew how to relate to everyone Goodwin examines how Teddy could rise to any occasion and win over those who might otherwise not give him a second look Playing politics in New York Roosevelt was able to work within the GOP ranks and earn himself a senior bureaucratic position where he could exemplify his man of the people persona He shied away from little and given the chance changed in head first to meet adversity A police commissioner helped him win the favour of New Yorkers but he was not done there After the assassination of President William McKinley Roosevelt who had been destined for the doldrums of obscurity when he was the vice president ascended into the White House Unsure what to expect he was saddled with a coal strike that almost paralyzed the country While others would have let business and labour work out their differences Teddy waded into those waters and diligently acted to solve the problem for the American people Teddy s fifth cousin FDR chose another path for his success Born into significant wealth Franklin Roosevelt was handed a congressional seat and told to run with it FDR chose to represent the party well using new and innovative techniues to get his name out to the masses in New York He was a keen worker and would not let anything get in his way When he was struck with polio he faced what was surely his greatest obstacle but FDR would not stand down Forced to reinvent himself with the help of his wife FDR toppled the hurdles and ascended to the governor s mansion in New York before riding the wave of success during America s darkest days Goodwin examines America s reaction to the Great Depression before introducing FDR s solution in a series of economic and social changes during those first one hundred days in office Now a yardstick by which many presidents are measured those first few months proved to be FDR s way of staring down the despair and breathing new life into a shaky America The final man under exploration is the irascible Lyndon Johnson whose rise within Texas politics seemed almost pre ordained However LBJ came from modest means and had to claw his way up the ladder serving first as a teacher and principal in a small school From there he found new and exciting ways to work any crowd around him earning him points wherever he went As Goodwin explains LBJ did politics the Texas away not always by the book but certainly represented those around him effectively When he won national office LBJ had to learn the ropes again but his gumption helped him rise to power where he served in both congressional houses with distinction rubbing elbows with some of the big names in politics at the time It was another assassination that saw LBJ assume the presidency but he wasted no time in getting his agenda in order As Goodwin shows LBJ s desire to ensure his predecessor s desire to offer tax cuts and deliver civil rights to a significant portion of the underprivileged population LBJ fought tooth and nail using his experience in Congress as well as numerous personal relationships to further this causes and ensure that America remained on the course towards success in the latter decades of the 20th century Goodwin shows how the president refused to let congressional or regional walls stymie his ideals to bring euality to a country that was still feeling the effects of its Civil War a century before Goodwin draws obvious parallels between the first and fourth of her study subjects to show how the argument of euality for all had come firm circle subtly showing that all the bloodshed was realistically for naught Still LBJ would not give up on these domestic issues even as his international realm fell apart the intense the Vietnam War became In her conclusion Goodwin takes a final look at these men and how their deaths impacted America Did the population learn from these men and were their legacies impactful Goodwin sums everything up with some of her trademark blunt analysis while offering the reader some hope as America returns to tumultuous times even if the man at the helm could never hope to lead effectively A sensational book that gets to the core of power in four men so very different but also so much alike Adversity need not cripple anyone as long as determination is your guide Highly recommended to those who love political biographies and would love to see great men in action as America suffers through new turbulent timesI thoroughly enjoy political biographies particularly when they are well researched and written in such a way that anyone can enjoy them Doris Kearns Goodwin has earn this reputation in her half century of writing and exploring the world of politics through the eyes of a historian While I have read comprehensive biographies of all four men I left this piece with knowledge and a better understanding of what it takes to steer the massive political ship that is the United States of America away from turbulence and hidden icebergs Goodwin develops this piece based on some of her past work writing about these men creating threads that connect them even as they differed so much Taken a look at their rises to power Goodwin compares them all in four introductory chapters before forging ahead to discuss their ascents This political build up while different in its path can again be tied together by other threads which makes up the four middle chapters Then when each man had been chosen to lead America or moved into the position by assassination they excelled greatly and used their own political acumen to pave the way to a better and sustainable America Goodwin argues that America was better for the leadership these four men exemplified even if the history books offers varied judgment The curious reader will take much away from this book seeing themes between the four presidents that many might have missed before Goodwin s writing is easy to digest and her arguments are sound She is a passionate and powerful storyteller who will not shy away from any challenge As America is back in a time of tumult with its people divided and politicians fighting than in recent decades this book is a refreshing look at how to REALLY make America great againKudos Madam Goodwin for dazzling us with your abilities I hope many take the time to see your central arguments and discover how American political history comes to life under your penLikehate the review An ever growing collection of others appears at Book for All Seasons a different sort of Book Challenge

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Leadership in Turbulent Times

free read Leadership in Turbulent Times ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Doris Kearns Goodwin ¼ 6 free read download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Doris Kearns Goodwin Times No common pattern describes the trajectory of leadership Although set apart in background abilities and temperament these men shared a fierce ambition and a deep seated resilience that enabled them to surmount uncommon hardships At their best all four were guided by a sense of moral purpose At moments of great challenge they were able to summon their talents to enlarge the opportunities and lives of othe. 375 yes I know it s silly but it feels right Goodwin is to my mind a national treasure Her earlier books hold pride of place on my shelves This new book however simply didn t move me as much I m not sure when she decided to write it I understand that years of research typically go into her books but one can t read Leadership without being reminded again and again of the many shortcomings of our current political leaders Indeed it might be that the deeply worrisome nature of our times led her to engage in a different kind of project than she otherwise would have undertaken In this book she looks at the four presidents with whom she is most familiar Lincoln Teddy Roosevelt FDR and LBJ in an effort to distill what leadership ualities enabled them to accomplish as much as they did in such difficult circumstances I found her conclusions somewhat less than convincing perhaps because the exercise by its very nature allows the researcher to choose whatever traits and circumstances heshe likes to highlight excluding everything else I found myself being reminded of the many secrets of successful leaders books I edited when I was in publishing That said there is much of interest in Leadership It s worth reading because her subjects are worthy of study most of the points she makes seem valid if not replicable and because just about anything such an astute and gifted a researcher as Goodwin writes deserves serious attention I ll be interested to learn what others think of the book

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free read Leadership in Turbulent Times ó PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Doris Kearns Goodwin ¼ 6 free read download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ¼ Doris Kearns Goodwin Were recognized as leaders by others By looking back to their first entries into public life we encounter them at a time when their paths were filled with confusion fear and hope Leadership tells the story of how they all collided with dramatic reversals that disrupted their lives and threatened to shatter forever their ambitions Nonetheless they all emerged fitted to confront the contours and dilemmas of their. Leadership In Turbulent Times is a powerful look at the ualities of leadership exhibited each in their own way and as determined by history and the uniue crises and challenges faced by four transformational presidents Abraham Lincoln Theodore Roosevelt Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson Beloved historian Doris Kearns Goodwin separates her book into three sections Ambition and the Recognition of Leadership Adversity and Growth and The Leader and the Times How They Led Kearns Goodwin explores the transformational leadership of Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and the implementation of the Emancipation Proclamation the crisis leadership of Theodore Roosevelt in the wake of the industrial revolution dealing with economic and social issues at the beginning of the twentieth century the turnaround leadership of Franklin Roosevelt as he assumed office in the wake of the depression and collapse of the economy focusing on the corrective measures that were implemented in the first hundred days and the visionary leadership of Lyndon Johnson as he came to the presidency following the assassination of John Kennedy and vowing to establish sweeping civil rights legislation as part of his Great Society In these turbulent and unsettling times it is comforting to know that this country has not only survived adversity in the past but has found ways to improve this nation

  • Hardcover
  • 473
  • Leadership in Turbulent Times
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • English
  • 21 September 2019
  • 9781476795928