Sleeping Giants - Mellor, Nathan
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Your mental model is not rigid. At any point in life, you possess the ability to change your perspective. Have you found that success does not erase insecurity and self-doubt? Do you know what it feels like to long for a different life? Sleeping Giants provides practical insights into how ordinary people can choose to build lives that matter. Written by one of America's foremost storytellers and leadership guides, Dr. Nathan Mellor provides behind the scenes access to authentic stories about life. Each chapter connects vital concepts to true stories from his life, the lives of friends and…mehr

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Your mental model is not rigid. At any point in life, you possess the ability to change your perspective. Have you found that success does not erase insecurity and self-doubt? Do you know what it feels like to long for a different life? Sleeping Giants provides practical insights into how ordinary people can choose to build lives that matter. Written by one of America's foremost storytellers and leadership guides, Dr. Nathan Mellor provides behind the scenes access to authentic stories about life. Each chapter connects vital concepts to true stories from his life, the lives of friends and family as well as public figures. Each page helps provide clarity about the factors, often hidden, that shape our understanding. The result is a thoughtful, inspiring and challenging book that provides a framework for life. Gain insights into how the brain can be remapped by reviewing how the Secret Service responded to the attempted assassination of a United States President. Learn how Mahalia Jackson inspired Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to give the, "I Have a Dream" speech. Consider how perspective is changed while hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Understand why Ted Roosevelt, the son of Theodore Roosevelt, requested to be among the first wave of soldiers on D-Day. Follow along with Nathan as he explores how his personal mental model was shaped and transformed in key moments. Discover what General Dwight Eisenhower said to paratroopers from the 101st Airborne Division just hours before they were dropped behind enemy lines in Normandy. Learn why Nathan's granddad would always turn the songbooks the same direction when he cleaned the church building.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Monocle Press
  • Seitenzahl: 290
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. März 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 157mm x 21mm
  • Gewicht: 616g
  • ISBN-13: 9781732118997
  • ISBN-10: 173211899X
  • Artikelnr.: 54614970
Autorenporträt
Considered one of America's most compelling storytellers, Dr. Nathan Mellor is an author, popular keynote speaker, and executive coach. Since founding Strata Leadership with his business partner, Frank Smith, in late 2009, the company has grown from a single employee in a windowless office to a multi-million dollar family of companies known as the C3 Brands that includes: Mosaic Personnel, Qubit Creative and Strata Leadership. Nathan is the CEO of the C3 Brands and President of Strata Leadership. ¿Dr. Mellor earned the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership degree from Pepperdine University, where he was a Colleagues Grant recipient. He earned the Master of Dispute Resolution degree from the prestigious Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law, where he was named a Straus Fellow. He earned the Master of Science in Education degree from Harding University while serving as the Graduate Assistant to the University President. He earned the Bachelor of Arts from Harding University where he was elected Student Association President, earned his letter playing intercollegiate football, played trumpet in the Pep Band and sang in the choir. In pursuit of educational, humanitarian and religious interests, he has studied or taught in: Australia, Belize, China, England, Guyana, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Russia, and Rwanda. He is passionate about developing future leaders and is the co-founder of the Presidential Leadership Institute, hosted on the campus of York College, in collaboration with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum. Dr. Mellor lives with his wife, Christie, and their two daughters, Annalise and Arden in Edmond, Oklahoma.