For his book, Leading the Life You Want, author Stewart D. Friedman interviewed Bruce Springsteen, whose strength as a business leader might not resonate until you remember his nickname, “The Boss.” The key to his leadership success “is his thirst for useful knowledge and his desire to change the world – to create something new that makes things better – and to change himself.” A rock star who admits using psychotherapy? “His pursuit of self-knowledge through counseling turned him into a role model, destigmatizing it and opening doors for people, especially men, who might not otherwise seek help.”
Not all of the Axiom Award medalists came from university presses or New York publishers. Many winners were self-published, and independent publishers of various sizes won medals representing 21 U.S. states, two Canadian provinces, and four countries overseas. Women are also well-represented, with 16 of the winning books written or co-written by female authors.
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“Today’s leaders must always keep learning and growing. This year’s Axiom Award-winning books tackle the world’s most pressing business issues, with the latest ideas from the best business minds,” said company founder Jerrold Jenkins. “These awards are meant to bring great books and great business people together.