Learn how to lead, inspire, "never surrender," practice diplomacy, and forge ahead in your career. Life lessons from one of the most popular and iconic political leaders in modern history.
Prime Minister of the UK from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955, Winston Churchill will always be remembered for his leadership of his country during World War II. Churchill's commitment to "never surrender," as well as his stirring speeches and radio broadcasts, helped to inspire the British resistance to the Nazi threat when Britain stood alone against an occupied Europe. As well as a hugely successful politician, Churchill was an officer in the British Army, a journalist, historian, and writer, winning the Nobel Prize for Literature. As one of the few voices warning about Nazi Germany he returned to government to play his part in defeating Nazism and becoming one of the defining figures of the 20th century. How to Think Like Churchill looks at defining moments in Churchill's life and reveals the key principles, philosophies, and decisions that made him the man we remember him as: leader, visionary, and national hero. Studying how and why he accomplished what he did, how he overcame adversity and stood strong in the face of overwhelming odds, with quotes and passages by and about the great man, you too can learn to think like Churchill.