Cowboys Over Iraq: Leadership from the Saddle Free Audiobook Download by Jimmy Blackmon
This is a story about the most amazing cowboy adventure ever! How one rancher discovered the visionary way to steer America away from war and toward peace. The author, Jimmy Blackmon, cut his teeth on cattle ranching in the high desert of Arizona before he entered politics. It's been said that you have to try something 3 times before it sticks. Thrice was not enough for this cowboy. Jimmy went to Iraq with his cowboys and single-handedly turned around an army in chaos. His leadership skills would go on to be one of the hallmarks of his career as a member of congress and leader of money-strapped border towns during his time as mayor of El Paso.
"This is a must read for anyone who wants to understand how today's modern day cowboy think, work and live." -James Blackmon, author of "Cowboys over Iraq"
[Shawn Compton] (Narrator) is a cowboy of the most distinguished pedigree. The narrator has been hearing stories his entire life about the time Blackmon met with President John F. Kennedy in Washington, D.C., and from there on, his life was never quite the same. As an American soldier in Vietnam during a period of unpopularity and disillusionment during the Vietnam War, he was forced to come to grips with what it means for America to be great and for its citizens to fight bravely for freedom and democracy across the globe.
Cowboys Over Iraq: Leadership from the Saddle is an incredible audiobook that takes you on a journey from the saddle of a real cowboy. It's a story about how the world has changed for cowboys in America, but also tells about how one cowboy used his leadership to help bring change.
Cowboys Over Iraq is a memoir by Jimmy Blackmon. He discusses his childhood, background, and later years as a cowboy in the American West during the pioneer days. Manpower was scarce, so cowboys were hired to help take care of many of their cattle and horses. The book is about how a cowboy familiarizes himself with leadership skills while working in a crisis situation and how he develops them into his own unique style.
This book is written by Jimmy Blackmon, a former rodeo cowboy who became the CEO of Forestar Group. The book is about leadership and his experiences as a cowboy on the ranch. He shares a story after each chapter to help his readers learn more about leadership.
|Duration||13 hours 10 minutes|
|Is It Free?||30-days Free|