Managing People is Like Herding Cats

Warren Bennis on Leadership
By Warren Bennis
240 Pages

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Many people, myself included, believe Warren Bennis belongs on the Mount Rushmore of leadership experts in the 20th century. His work is insightful, provocative and voluminous. This particular book entered my life when I was trying to lead a wonderful but challenging collection of talented individuals at Nabisco. I also found myself sharing this book with an equally talented and diverse collection of leaders at Campbell. Much like the work of Jon Katzenbach, Warren has done a masterful job of acknowledging the challenge of honoring both the individual and the team in a synergistic fashion. It is both an art and a science. In my opinion, Warren’s insights to navigating this challenge are unparalleled.

– D. R. Conant

What People Are Saying

Doug is the living embodiment of the power of a great leader as teacher. He has an extraordinary capacity to share the lessons of his experience in a way that enlightens and inspires.”
Russ Eisenstat
Executive Director, Center for Higher Ambition Leadership
Doug is a unique individual — a leader who leads with integrity, vision, and a passion for what is possible. He has touched the lives of many, establishing a legacy of extraordinary leadership”
Jim Goldman
CEO & President, Godiva Chocolatier NV
Douglas Conant's keynote presentation and insights were of enormous value in preparing our members to assume the CEO role in their companies. He practices what he preaches.”
Kendall Crolius
President, G100 Next Generation Leadership

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