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    Colin Powell is one of those people that I once admired and currently want to admire He went into the army rose up the ranks to become a four star general and served as Secretary of State He’s an icon A moderate Republican Then the Bush administration happened and Powell was given an impossible mission – to get other countries t

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    This is an amazing book It tells the stories of GEN Powell from his youth to his stint as Secretary of State Many of these stories place him in a light that makes him down to earth He shared his wisdom from both a military and life experience

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    As successes come your way remember that you didn’t do it alone It is always we p 354Colin Powell's second memoir It Worked for Me In Life and Leadership is a series of short essays that sound like they were influenced by his time on the public speaking circuit In these essays – Share the Credit The Potter

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    Chapter 35 February 5 2003This is the chapter wherein Colin Powell recaptures my respectThe date – February 5 2003 – which for Powell is so seared into his consciousness that it is the euivalent of other folks’ memories of the day Kennedy was shot or when they first heard of the planes flying into the Trade Center For Powell 2503 marked his appearance before the UN to make the Bush Administration’s case that a pr

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    This memoir is a peek into the fascinating world of General Powell I listen to the audiobook read by the general himself and it is a very satisfying listen— Christina Vortiafrom The Best Books We Read In December 2016

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    What can you say about a book with a title like this “It Worked for Me” That the writer is a self aggrandizing braggart which is what was running through my head However to my surprise Powell comes across as a fairly hum

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    I listened to the Audiblecom verison of this book read by General PowellFirst General Powell writes in a very straight forward simpl

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    I loved it Clear Concise Plenty of humility A lifetime of lessons and principles all placed in a easily understood freuently humorous

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    I thoroughly enjoyed this memoir from General Colin Powell former US Secretary of State It basically consists of him telling stories from his life and career experiences and then reflecting on the lessons learned and counsel to be derived from those experiences They run a wide gamut but there wasn't a single one that didn't engage me and make me think about how I could apply the lessons learned in my own life I

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    Updated This is a book I will buy read again and make notes in I have found the things I've read by Colin Powell to be very insightful and thought provoking Powell is on my short list of people alive or dead that I would like to have a conversa

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review ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ò Colin Powell

Is principles for effective leadership conviction hard work and above all respect for others In work and in life Powell writes it's about how we touch and are touched by the people we meet It's all about the peopleA natural storyteller Powell offers warm and engaging parables with wise advice on succeeding in the workplace and beyond Trust your people he counsels as he delegates presidential briefing responsibilities to two junior State Department desk officers Do your best someone is watching he advises thos This memoir is a peek into the fascinating world of General Powell I listen to the audiobook read by the general himself and it is a very satisfying listen Christina Vortiafrom The Best Books We Read In December 2016 Buttermilk Graffiti in life Powell writes Vengeance Road (Torpedo Ink it's about how we touch and are touched by the people we meet It's all about the peopleA natural storyteller Powell offers warm and engaging parables with wise advice on succeeding Pantaleon y Las Visitadoras in the workplace and beyond Trust your people he counsels as he delegates presidential briefing responsibilities to two junior State Department desk officers Do your best someone Ni Un Jefe Más. Quiero tener mi negocio y ser mi propio jefe. Secretos para independizarse: Cómo un Emprendedor Exitoso. Cómo crear una empresa exitosa. Cómo emprender e iniciar un negocio rentable is watching he advises thos This memoir No Limits (No existen Límites cuando se cree en uno mismo) is a peek Captain Wentworths Persuasion into the fascinating world of General Powell I listen to the audiobook read by the general himself and Canu Cynnar it La bondad de los extraños is a very satisfying listen Christina Vortiafrom The Best Books We Read In December 2016

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It Worked for Me is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary public service career of the four star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell At its heart are Powell's Thirteen Rules notes he gathered over the years and that now form the basis of his leadership presentations given throughout the world Powell's short but sweet rules among them Get mad then get over it and Share credit are illustrated by revealing personal stories that introduce and expand upon h As successes come your way remember that you didn t do it alone It is always we p 354Colin Powell s second memoir It Worked for Me In Life and Leadership is a series of short essays that sound like they were influenced by his time on the public speaking circuit In these essays Share the Credit The Pottery Barn Rule Never Walk Past a Mistake for example he tells a series of anecdotes often punctuated with an aphorismI first wanted to dislike Worked for Me It s pat It s simple But I kept reading and am considering sending it to people I know in leadership positions This is a good winter book It is heart warming and focuses on values without feeling preachy I believe he lives his valuesWorked for Me is good reading for this winter of my discont The Secret Treasons is filled with vivid experiences and lessons learned that have shaped the legendary public service career of the four star general and former Secretary of State Colin Powell At مريض الوهم its heart are Powell's Thirteen Rules notes he gathered over the years and that now form the basis of his leadership presentations given throughout the world Powell's short but sweet rules among them Get mad then get over The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death it and Share credit are ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, illustrated by revealing personal stories that Doctor y campeón introduce and expand upon h As successes come your way remember that you didn t do La corruptrice it alone It Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves is always we p 354Colin Powell s second memoir It Worked for Me In Life and Leadership The Purpose-Guided Universe is a series of short essays that sound like they were The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion influenced by his time on the public speaking circuit In these essays Share the Credit The Pottery Barn Rule Never Walk Past a Mistake for example he tells a series of anecdotes often punctuated with an aphorismI first wanted to dislike Worked for Me It s pat It s simple But I kept reading and am considering sending The Academy it to people I know Full Dark, No Stars in leadership positions This If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, is a good winter book It 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida is heart warming and focuses on values without feeling preachy I believe he lives his valuesWorked for Me La ética de la crueldad is good reading for this winter of my discont

review ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ò Colin Powell

E just starting out recalling his own teenage summer job mopping floors in a soda bottling factoryPowell combines the insights he has gained serving in the top ranks of the military and in four presidential administrations with the lessons he's learned from his immigrant family upbringing in the Bronx his training in the ROTC and his growth as an Army officer The result is a powerful portrait of a leader who is reflective self effacing and grateful for the contributions of everyone he works withColin Powell's I listened to the Audiblecom verison of this book read by General PowellFirst General Powell writes in a very straight forward simplistic way You can tell he isn t a trained writer Nor is he a brilliant performer reading it You can freuently hear edit breaks and voice tone changes Honestly none of this bothered me There were a number of things in this book that I really enjoyed His rules are well known now and uite good It was interesting to hear his take on them I really appreciated his view that you need to actually walk around and get a feeling for what is going on when leading that you cannot rely on presentations and prepared talksA few things seemed entirely trite though I really don t give a damn what kind of hotel room he likes or what sort o