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Book Review: Start with Humility: Lessons from America’s Quiet CEOs on How to Build Trust and Inspire Followers By Merwyn A. Hayes and Michael D. Comer

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.   ~~ Confucius Do you struggle with humility?   Are you a poor listener?   Do you forget to acknowledge others?   If you want to improve your leadership skills, pick up this book with an open mind and read. The authors, Hayes and Comer, look at five leaders who represent humility: 1.    Craig Weatherup, former Chairman and CEO of Pepsi Cola Company 2.    Alex Gregory, president and CEO of YKK Corporation of America (the zipper company) 3.    General (retired) Frederick Franks, former Commander of the US Army XVII corps, leader of Desert Storm Main Ground Attack, and Commanding General, Army Training and Doctrine Command). Yes, he was the former head of the Chief Intelligence Agency, who later forgot about humility. 4.    Linda Combs, former Controller, Office of Management and Budget 5.    Jim Thompson, former CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards. (Hayes & Comer, 2010, p. xii)