By Mike Leach
“In the arms of Mike Leach and blood brother Levy, the tale of this marvelous Apache chief comes into sharp concentration, either of their narrative of his lifestyles and in lively commentaries on its which means” (S.C. Gwynne, writer of Pulitzer Prize finalist Empire of the summer time Moon).
Playing cowboys and Indians as a boy, mythical university soccer trainer Mike Leach consistently selected to be the Indian—the underdog whose luck became on being a difficult, imaginitive, creative fighter. And the best Indian army chief of all was once Geronimo, the Apache warrior whose identify is so symbolic of braveness that international battle II paratroopers shouted it as they leaped from airplanes into battle.
Told within the variety of Robert Greene’s The forty eight legislation of Power, Leach’s compelling and encouraging ebook examines Geronimo’s management method and the undying ideas, judgements, and private characteristics that made him successful. Raised in an unforgiving panorama, Geronimo and his band confronted enemies greater armed, higher built, and extra quite a few than they have been. yet in some way they gained victories opposed to all odds, beguiling the us and Mexican governments and incomes the glory and awe of these generals devoted to searching him down. whereas a few believed that Geronimo had supernatural powers, a lot of his genius could be ascribed to out of date values reminiscent of relentless education and practise, leveraging assets, discovering how you can flip defeats into victories, and being quicker and extra nimble than his enemy. The strategies of Geronimo will be studied and copied through the united states army for generations.
Pain, delight, humility, family—many issues formed Geronimo’s lifestyles. during this “compelling e-book that humanizes a guy many misunderstood” (New York Times bestselling writer Brian Kilmeade), Mike Leach illustrates how we can also use the forces and conditions of our personal lives to construct real management this present day.