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Leading

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Publisher's Summary

What does it take to lead a team to world-class success over a sustained period of time?Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the few leaders who truly knows. In his 38 years in management, Sir Alex won an astonishing 49 trophies and helped grow Manchester United into one of the biggest commercial brands in the world.

In this inspirational and straight-talking new book, Sir Alex reveals the secrets behind his record-breaking career.

Leading is structured around the key skills that Sir Alex values most highly. It includes subjects we immediately associate with his managerial style: Discipline, Control, Teamwork and Motivation. But it also addresses subjects that are less obvious but no less important when seeking success: Delegation, Data Analysis and Dealing with Failure.

Written with the investor Sir Michael Moritz, a longstanding friend of Sir Alex, Leading is packed with insight, wisdom, humour and honesty. The individual stories inevitably concern themselves with football, and the phenomenal success that came along the way, but the lessons can be applied by anyone. Whether you run a business, teach in a classroom, or work in a small team, Leading will help you become a better leader.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2015 Sir Alex Ferguson & Sir Michael Moritz (P)2015 Hodder & Stoughton

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    MR 11/01/2017
    MR 11/01/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Poor"

    Repeats the same uninsightful comments. Disjointed chapters, with a lack of flow. Very limited business relevance or use.

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    Alan M. 13/01/2016
    Alan M. 13/01/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "Excellent and inspiring"

    Great narration and story, I'm not a United fan but while the book is mainly centred around United it is the ethos, actions and learning curve that got my attention. Seeing the bigger picture and getting the best out people worth investing in.

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    SGibbens Oxford, England 11/10/2015
    SGibbens Oxford, England 11/10/2015 Member Since 2017
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    "Well worth a listen"

    As someone who followed Alex Fergusons career I found this very interesting.

    Ferguson gives details of dealing with players and advice on how he progressed in his field.

    I would say if your weren't a football fan and wanted a leadership book there are better options available. But for anyone who would like a crossover between sport and work/business this would be worth a listen.

    The narration is good, its not by Ferguson but the Scottish narrator gives it an authentic feel.

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    geoff 03/10/2015
    geoff 03/10/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "a really good read"

    a great read,more of an insight to what makes sir Alex tick, really enjoyed it

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    gavin 02/11/2015
    gavin 02/11/2015
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    "Typical Ferguson Arrogance "

    This is nothing we haven't heard before from ferguson if I'm being honest. It's a story of how he managed United no more.
    Interesting as it may be if you've never read one of his before this book will not serve to educate anyone other than the aspiring football team manager. rarely does he talk about a combined effort or give credit to players and staff that got him were he is.
    It's all about him.
    The last chapter is a mystery also.

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    Tony Bhoy 22/05/2017
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    "Great look inside what Fergie sees"

    Recommend this one, it's a bit of an eye opener and gives an insite into the mind of Sir Alex.

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    MrLrv 16/04/2017
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    "Brilliant"

    Brilliant in sight I to the best British manager of all time. Try it out

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    MarkPT 06/02/2017
    MarkPT 06/02/2017

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    "Great insight"
    If you could sum up Leading in three words, what would they be?

    Great insight into one of the best managers of all time - really enjoyed it - lots of old stories, ex players and more!


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    ADETUNJI 01/01/2017
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    "Great book"

    Good narration...great story of a living legend.Sir Alex Fergie has set an unparallel legacy in football thro hardwork and an undying commitment to excellence.

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    "Self Indulgent Rubbish"

    Did I enjoy this book?? Not one bit. As a United fan, I thought it would be interesting to get a glimpse of the club through Sir Alex's eyes but my good god this is insanely dull. He tells us that he supposedly only ever had four world class players at United. Really?? Rooney, Keane, Beckham, Van Nistelrooy, Schmeichel, Stam, Ince, De Gea, none of those were world class?? Turn it in.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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