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  1. Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior
    Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior
    Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior
    Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior
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  2. Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior

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“In the hands of Mike Leach and Buddy Levy, the story of this brilliant Apache leader comes into sharp focus, both in their narrative of his life and in spirited commentaries on its meaning” (S.C. Gwynne, author of Pulitzer Prize finalist Empire of the Summer Moon).

Playing cowboys and Indians as a boy, legendary college football coach Mike Leach always chose to be the Indian—the underdog whose success turned on being a tough, resourceful, ingenious fighter. And the greatest Indian military leader of all was Geronimo, the Apache warrior whose name is so symbolic of courage that World War II paratroopers shouted it as they leaped from airplanes into battle.

Told in the style of Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of Power, Leach’s compelling and inspiring book examines Geronimo’s leadership approach and the timeless strategies, decisions, and personal qualities that made him a success. Raised in an unforgiving landscape, Geronimo and his band faced enemies better armed, better equipped, and more numerous than they were. But somehow they won victories against all odds, beguiling the United States and Mexican governments and earning the respect and awe of those generals committed to hunting him down. While some believed that Geronimo had supernatural powers, much of his genius can be ascribed to old-fashioned values such as relentless training and preparation, leveraging resources, finding ways to turn defeats into victories, and being faster and more nimble than his enemy. The tactics of Geronimo would be studied and copied by the US military for generations.

Pain, pride, humility, family—many things shaped Geronimo’s life. In this “compelling book that humanizes a man many misunderstood” (New York Times bestselling author Brian Kilmeade), Mike Leach illustrates how we too can use the forces and circumstances of our own lives to build true leadership today.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I'm only about half way through the book but I most certainly can say that everything that Leach and Levy talk about in the book is well documented facts about Geronimo and the History of the various Native American Apache Tribes and their conflict with the Mexican and White settlers in the 1800s in the Arizona, New Mexico, Chihuahua, and Sonora Territories. The Lessons Learned and Practiced by the Apache Warriors against the superior U.S. forces of the time are well researched. Levy and Leach have extracted I believe some very poignant observations about how Geronimo and his forces were so easily able to wage such a champaign of trouble and impunity across the old west. The Authors I think do a good job of showing how some of these same methods can be used in our everyday lives today.
Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior is a very clever adaptation of a Native American Hero's life to modern leadership strategy. Author Mike Leach claims that he used Robert Greene's "48 Laws of Power" as inspiration when constructing the material in this book for publishing.

While contradictory by nature, the book offers enough interesting anecdotes, leadership lessons, and practical applications that all historical flaws are defused. The author ends each chapter with a commentary that summarizes main points like Sun Tzu's "Art of War." This can be confusing because Mike Leach cites Geronimo's failures alongside his accomplishments in an effort to stress Geronimo's positive qualities. Therefore, the book attempts to de-fang and repackage a "Killer Indian" so that his values are consistent with your average American couch-potato.

Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior is not constructed chronologically. Each chapter is focused on... Read more
I really enjoyed that it focused more on the history aspect then it did the leadership. It was an easy read and kept the leadership principles short and to the point. The surprise for me was how the personality of the characters was brought to light.
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