Seven essential leadership lessons from the Great Communicator and other successful business leaders
May each of you have the heart to conceive, the understanding to direct, and the hand to execute works that will leave the world a little better for your having been here.
PRAISE FOR LEAD LIKE REAGAN
We all need guidance and inspiration. The best leaders give both. Dan certainly is a giver of both practical guidance and visionary inspiration a leader in the truest sense.
JON GORDON, Bestselling Author, The Energy Bus and The Carpenter
Making an impact powerful message to become a better leader and a better person.
KIMBERLY GRANT, Chief Operating Officer, ThinkFoodGroup and Former Chief Operations Officer and President, Ruby Tuesday, Inc.
Inspiring, entertaining, informative, challenging, and a game changer! Dan s energy and passion for leadership excellence comes through every page of this book, making a profound and lasting positive impact.
OTTO KUMBAR, CEO, Liberty Home Equity Solutions
Dan takes the leadership lessons he learned directly from President Reagan and intertwines those timeless principles with real life application. He uses interesting stories and examples you can relate to, challenging his audience in ways that will grow their business and improve their personal life.
JON PODANY, Chief Marketing Officer, LPGA
Dan Quiggle has set the bar high! I have hired and heard hundreds of the best speakers from around the world in my long career. Dan is one of the best of the best. He relates to his audience and offers real takeaways that inspire them and transform them into better leaders.
CHARLES RED SCOTT, Chairman Emeritus, Vistage Florida
1 Creating the Vision: Setting Expansive Goals 1
2 Assembling the Team: Inspiring Loyalty and Commitment 15
3 Communicating a Message: Connecting Others to Your Vision 37
4 Leading by Example: Using Emotional Intelligence to Model Excellence 51
5 Taking Action: Turning Ideas into Achievement 77
6 Handling Crisis: Finding Opportunity in Challenges 97
7 Changing the World: Leaving a Lasting Legacy 123
About the Author 153
DAN QUIGGLE is the Founder of the Quiggle Group, President and CEO of America s Choice Title Company, and Dean of Faculty for the Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. He began his professional career in The Office of Ronald Reagan and learned leadership directly from the Great Communicator himself. Dan has been recognized as a top speaker nationally for Vistage and YPO and is a highly sought after keynote speaker on leadership for America s top associations and corporations.