Leadership is a top writing attempt by Doris Kearns Goodwin. It is a Bios and Memoirs based book pertinent to political figures. The narration of this 18 hour long book is done by a team of narrators, including Beau Bridges, Jay O. Sanders, David Morse and Richard Thomas. The author Doris Kearns Goodwin also played his part as a narrator with hs voice in the introduction and epilogue of his book.
Are leaders in this world are born or developed? Where do the leaders get the much needed ambition from? What role does adversity plays and impact the due growth of leaders and their leadership skills? Is it man who made time or is it the other way round, where time makes the man? This is exactly what this novel talks about with leadership as the core concept.
The author, Goodwin discusses 4 presidents, which she has studied and researched very closely about. Those presidents namely are Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt ad Lyndon B. Johnson.
She showed with all her research that how they actually explored and brought out in light their leadership skills. Not only to themselves, but they were highly appreciated and acknowledged by others as well as great leaders. There is no common pattern associated with the leadership trajectory. With varying backgrounds.
The other notable books by Doris Kearns Goodwin include the likes of No Ordinary Time and Team of Rivals. The books are based on history and political figures and their struggles in order to attain the level of success and the ups and downs in their lives. The common thing in all his books that you will find is leadership.