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Independent Press Award 

2024 winner

Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn: Lessons

Katie Anderson

Refreshing, Timeless Lessons for Those Who Care to Lead

With a career that spanned nearly four decades at Toyota Motor Corporation, Isao Yoshino’s stories help us understand how Toyota intentionally developed the culture of excellence for which it is renowned today, and how one person learned to lead so that he could lead to learn. Katie Anderson weaves together these heartwarming stories of personal discovery, and offers her own unique perspective on them, with the intention of helping you learn to lead and lead to learn.

Reflection is the Key to Learning

Dive into Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn to discover the power of reflection as a source for learning. Uncover never-before-published “insider stories” from pivotal moments in Toyota’s history and fascinating nuances that inspired the Toyota Way. And walk away with fresh insights and excitement about people-centered leadership, organizational excellence, and yourself.

If you’ve ever been mentored -- in business or in life -- by someone whose words, experiences, and perspectives changed you for the better, you know that an entire book of honest reflection and deep wisdom can have a profound impact on the world. For today’s business professionals -- dedicated to continuous learning and people-centered leadership -- this is that book.

Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn is a beautiful, one-of-a-kind tapestry that will inspire both veteran and aspiring leaders to reflect and learn. It’s a book for leaders of all levels, in any industry, anywhere in the world, who strive to create a culture of continuous learning and to lead with intention -- by helping others discover their best selves, while also developing themselves.

Learning to Lead, Leading to Learn is an international #1 Amazon bestseller in categories including: Organizational Change, Organizational Learning, International Business Management, Business Quality Control, and Automotive, and was a #1 new release in 2020 in categories including Business Mentoring and Coaching, Lean Management, and Industrial and Labor Relations.

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