"I know of no other work that comprehensively and authoritatively examines the professional and personal challenges of leading a successful small business in these volatile times. Read this wonderful book carefully."
Alan Weiss, author, Million Dollar Consulting.
"If you lead people, keep this book on your desk. It will help you up your game quickly, with practical ideas that are easy to use."
Robert MacLellan co-founder Pacific Restaurants
"Jim Grew brings his exceptional education, management, and consulting experiences together to produce the “The Leader Architect. This book is a clear path to success for those Business Owners, Corporate Leaders, Managers, and all who follow its proven and disciplined approach of creating value in organizations of all sizes.”
Richard Reiten Retired Chairman and CEO, Northwest Natural Gas.
"I’ve been involved investing in over 100 startup companies and have participated on the boards of about 50. Without exception every one of these companies would have benefited greatly from the insights presented in very readable and understandable form in this exceptional book. Jim, where were you when I really needed you?"
Elwood Howse, Co-Founder Cable & Howse Ventures
"Jim Grew is truly the 'Leader Architect' by the way he lays out the structure and foundational principals necessary to be an effectively leader. He has an uncanny ability to quickly drill down to the critical elements that help organizations hire and develop high-functioning players. I found it extremely valuable how the book integrates relationships and collaboration to a create the mindset necessary to build highly effective teams. Overall, Jim’s insights and examples provided me with practical resources that I will use daily."
Don Bielen, Principal Perkins & Co.
From Jim's introduction: This book is the reverse of most business leadership or management books. Instead of exploring the depths of particular theories and structures for success, this book bridges the chasm between what to do and how to do it for senior executives. It offers ample theoretical foundations for the key management and leadership tasks these executives face, but provides clear and specific guidance about how and when to apply these powerful theories. It is especially for owners and CEOs, whose task it is to lead successful growth in the face of a blizzard of advice.
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