"What a beautiful tribute this author has given his father!
This leadership book has an unusual basis. Most leadership books I've seen come from a strictly business angle, but this book has its roots in the lessons that the author learned from his father when he was a boy and a teenager."
Five Star Review from Jamie BJ-Amazon Top 50 Reviewer. Go to the Review section on the Book Details drop down to see the full review.
Leaders are developed over time and with great care. Who is taking time and care with you?
This book will make you think differently about leadership.
This book will make you think differently about retirement.
This book will make you think differently about yourself.
Because leaders are not developed overnight, Inspired, Not Retired examines the leadership lessons a highly successful executive leader learned from his father, applied throughout his life, and took into a successful military retirement.
In this book, you will observe how the virtues a person learns from their parents as a child, can be developed into successful strategies for personal and professional growth.
In this book, you will learn how knowing yourself can be your greatest leadership asset.
From this book, you will be Inspired to remain active in all phases of your life, from childhood, to adulthood, and throughout your professional career.
From this book, retirement in its conventional sense will only be a word.
Using whimsical stories from his childhood and throughout his life, Dr. Burl explains in an entertaining, relatable, and useful manner, the leadership Insights, Inspirations, and Applications he gained from his father’s mentoring. That mentorship improved the father-son relationship that led to an extraordinary leadership journey.
This book will inspire you to begin or continue your leadership journey.
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Dr. Burl Randolph Jr. is a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, a retired Army Colonel with nearly 32 years of service, and a decorated combat veteran. Inspired, Not Retired takes readers on an odyssey through a mentoring relationship between father and son that resulted in a lifetime of leadership lessons learned.
From junior manager to Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Randolph shares his story through whimsical and poignant real-life experiences. His experiences with his father provided Dr. Burl the Insight for most of his lessons coupled with the Inspiration. Using his own life's experiences as a child, teenager, young adult, and throughout his military service, Dr. Burl provides the reader an Application for each lesson learned.
Dr. Burl is an avid writer and speaker, with several published works to include co-author of Can God Trust You with Trouble?; editor of No Disruptions: The New Future of Mid-Market Manufacturing; author of Mentoring Leaders Across Race and Gender Lines in Global Business in Organizational Excellence; author of Changing Steps: A Reflextive Journey in Transition in The Journal of Global Healthcare Systems; dissertation - Mentoring and African American Army Captain Success: A Case Study; and thesis - Mentoring: A Joint Perspective from a Deployed Environment. Dr. Burl has written over 175 blogs on the MyWingman, LLC website and LinkedIn.
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It took me a few days to grasp it, but Inspired Not Retired achieved the #1 Best Seller in the Fatherhood category in January and April 2020! I made this video in January, but the excitement was the same in April! I am proud to say that Inspired, Not Retired has ranked in the Amazon Top 100 monthly since it was published on December 5, 2019! Help me continue the trend and buy your copies today!