The Ant and the Elephant

Leadership For the Self

by Vince Poscente

Number of pages: 115

Publisher: CornerStone Leadership Institute

BBB Library: Personal Success

ISBN: 978-0974640358

About the Author

Vince Poscente is a highly regarded and sought-after business consultant, Poscente continues to work with leading corporations around the world and across industry lines and the CEO of Be Invincible Group.


Editorial Review

Before anyone can reach their full potential as a leader, they must first be a leader to themselves. Imagine a tiny ant on the back of a massive African elephant. No matter how diligently that ant marches east, if the elephant it sets upon travels in the opposite direction, the ant will end up even farther west than its starting point. Similarly, we will find ourselves receding from our goals if our conscious and subconscious minds are not aligned. Thus, it is worthy to investigate how our emotions get in the way of our ability to act and communicate effectively. “The Ant and the Elephant” is an entertaining parable to help you achieve this aim. Its goal is to demonstrate how we can unite the powerful forces of conscious and subconscious minds to reach our peak performance levels as individuals and as corporate leaders.

Book Reviews

"The Ant and the Elephant is a wonderful allegory which makes it both easy to read and very powerful. Unlike some of the “Think and it Shall Be” junk that exists in the self-help realm, this book provides practical steps for the personal development process. The story follows an ant on the back of an elephant which is a metaphor for the small capacity of the conscious mind as a tiny spec on top of the massive potential of the subconscious." - Compound Leadership

"Their simple story is a powerful metaphor designed to bring out your best performance as a leader, so that you can do the same for those around you. Destined to become an instant business classic, The Ant and the Elephant is a must for all who strive to transform their workplace through inspired leadership or merely reach their full potential as individuals." - Leadership Now

"Vince Poscente has created a powerful little book that will propel you to be the best you can be.Written as a quick read using an entertaining allegory between an ant and the elephant, the book contains strategic tools that you can use to create peak performers personally and personally." - Personlized baby books

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