Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The Mountain Within

Von Stiegel, Herta and Smith, Gina. The Mountain Within: Leadership Lessons and Inspiration for Your Climb to the Top. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011.

Call no.: 658.4 St52m

Publisher's Description: In July 2008, international business executive Herta von Stiegel led a group of disabled people to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for charity. The story was captured in the award-winning documentary The Mountain Within—and now the expedition has inspired this remarkable work, which blends the gripping tale with powerful leadership lessons and conversations with many of the world’s most influential business leaders:

  • Kay Unger
  • Sung-Joo Kim
  • Dr. Joachim Faber
  • Baroness Scotland of Asthal
  • Marsha Serlin
  • Dr. Karl (Charly) and Lisa Kleissner
  • Martha (Marty) Wikstrom
  • Sam Chisholm
  • Minister Mohamed Lotfi Mansour
  • Karin Forseke
  • President and Lt. General Seretse Khama Ian Khama
  • Christie Hefner
  • Abeyya Al-Qatami
  • Hon. Al Gore and David Blood
  • Dr. Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim
Life may be full of obstacles, but it is the mountain within that most often needs to be conquered. No matter your challenges or where you are on your climb to the top, this unique work helps you become a resilient leader capable of guiding your team to achieve even the most challenging goal.

Publisher's Book Page: http://www.mhprofessional.com/product.php?isbn=0071773061