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Lead or Get Off the Pot!

The Seven Secrets of a Self-Made Leader

Pat Croce, Bill Lyon, Stephen R. Covey (Foreword by)


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Each and every one of us -- regardless of our age, position, or station in life -- has the opportunity to take control of, and improve, our lives...and the lives of those around us. In Lead or Get Off the Pot!, the irrepressible count of carpe diem shares his bold vision and unorthodox strategies for developing personal passion, a can-do attitude, and the motivation essential for cultivating leadership skills. Pat's advice includes:
  • Twelve Ways to Build a Passionate Team
  • Walk the Talk
  • The Ten Commandments of Service
  • How to Listen with a Leader's Eye
  • Learning your AAAs -- Attitude, Assets, Ambition

...and other leadership lessons that can teach you to become a true leader -- one who challenges, mediates, motivates, communicates, and inspires.

Praise For Lead or Get Off the Pot!: The Seven Secrets of a Self-Made Leader

"Get ready to laugh, learn, and be inspired."
-- Anthony Robbins, bestselling author of Awaken the Giant Within

"[A] book for regular people with extraordinary dreams."
-- M. Night Shyamalan, award-winning filmmaker, The Sixth Sense

"Just as Pat Croce reinvented the 76ers, we can learn how to reinvent ourselves... [in] this practical, real-life, and down-to-earth guide."
-- from the Foreword by Stephen R. Covey, bestselling author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Touchstone, 9780743266499, 224pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2005

About the Author

Pat Croce is a minority partner of the Philadelphia 76ers, founder of Sports Physical Therapists, Inc., in-studio commentator and venture partner of Slamball, NBC commentator for the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, columnist for Fortune Small Business magazine, creator of Pirate Soul Museum in Key West, and a knock-your-socks-off motivational speaker. He and his wife, Diane, have two children and reside in suburban Philadelphia.

Bill Lyon has been writing for forty-seven years and has been a sports columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer since 1972. He is a recipient of the National Headliner Award and a six-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. He and his wife, Ethel, have two sons and two grandsons. This is his sixth book.

Recognized as one of Time magazine’s twenty-five most influential Americans, Stephen R. Covey (1932–2012) was an internationally respected leadership authority, family expert, teacher, organizational consultant, and author. His books have sold more than twenty-five million copies in thirty-eight languages, and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People was named the #1 Most Influential Business Book of the Twentieth Century. After receiving an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate degree from Brigham Young University, he became the cofounder and vice chairman of FranklinCovey, a leading global training firm.