Foreword ( Jim Collins). Introduction: Being Called Forward. PART ONE: ROOTS. 1 Stories of Family, Lessons of Love. 2 Embrace the Defining Moment. 3 Defining Yourself with the Power of No. PART TWO: MY LEADERSHIP JOURNEY. 4 My Management Education. 5 New York Calls. 6 Challenging the Gospel. 7 Becoming a Change Agent. 8 Finding Out Who You Are. 9 My Journey with Peter Drucker. 10 The Indispensable Partnership Governance and Management, Board and Staff. 11 Strengthening the Leadership of the Social Sector. 12 Adventures Around the World. PART THREE: CONCERNS AND CELEBRATIONS. 13 To Serve Is to Live. 14 Seeing and Listening. 15 Leaders of the Future. 16 Conclusion: Shine a Light. About the Author. Index.
Frances Hesselbein is the president and CEO of the Leader to Leader Institute (formerly the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management), and editor in chief of the award-winning quarterly journal Leader to Leader as well as coeditor of 27 books translated into 29 languages. Named the "Best Nonprofit Manager in America" by Fortune magazine, she serves on many nonprofit and corporate boards and has won numerous awards and honors including the highest civilian honor in the United States, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The award recognized her exemplary leadership as CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA from 1976 to 1990, her role as the founding president of the Drucker Foundation, and her service as "a pioneer for women volunteerism, diversity, and opportunity."
reveals her remarkable personal story and the principles that have served and guided her well throughout her extraordinary life. (Publicnet.co.uk, February 2011).