Written by the founder of Operation HOPE and advisor to the past two U.S. presidents, this groundbreaking book makes the case that the best way to get ahead is to figure out what you have to give to a world seemingly obsessed with the question: What do I get? Aimed at a new generation of leaders and extremely relevant for today's economic climate, Love Leadership outlines Bryant's five laws of love-based leadership-Loss Creates Leaders (there can be no strength without legitimate suffering), Fear Fails (only respect and love leads to success), Love Makes Money (love is at the core of true wealth), Vulnerability is Power (when you open up to people they open up to you), and Giving is Getting (the more you offer to others, the more they will give back to you).
One of today's most influential leaders, Bryant has appeared on Oprah and in articles in the LA Times, NY Times, and the Wall Street Journal
Bryant's bold approach to leadership is well-suited for today's tough economic environment and a world gripped by fear and uncertainty
Outlines the innovative five laws of love-based leadership
Love Leadership is that unique and powerful book that bridges the gap between solid business advice and pure inspiration.
'John HOPE Bryant is a 41 year-old whirlwind of ideas and action'
--Former President Bill Clinton
"I have watched John Hope Bryant dazzle audiences from Harvard to the World Economic Forum with his eloquence and his work in empowering the poor. Now he pours his compassion and charisma into the pages of this book, delivering a powerful message about rediscovering our humanity. Having worked his way up from the shadows of urban life to become a successful global leader, John has developed a personal philosophy that can help young leaders everywhere."
-- David Gergen, professor of public service, and director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School
"The words love and leadership perfectly exemplify John Hope Bryant and all that he stands for. When it comes to making a difference and succeeding in business and life, this book is a must-read for todays current and future leaders."
-- Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO, Gallup, Inc.
"John Hope Bryant tackles problems with an enthusiasm and optimism that are infectious. In this powerful book, he gives us a recipe for personal success driven by a simple notion: treating others with respect and dignity creates true long term success. This message and his strategies for living it couldnt be more timely as we address the failures of leadership that created todays financial crisis."
-- Don J. McGrath, chairman, Bancwest Corporation and Bank of the West, and member, U.S. Presidents Council on Financial Literacy
"A short conversation with John Hope Bryant in an obscure city in China changed my outlook on financial literacy, leadership, and love. The short time you spend reading this book will change yours. Changing the world starts with changing your life, and Johnfrom the slums of Compton to the White House and morewill make this happen for you."
-- Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and president of Wikia, Inc.
"John Hope Bryant proves that power is the ability to give more than you receive, to lead more than you follow, and to love more than you hate."
-- Steve Bartlett, president and CEO, The Financial Services Roundtable
"The best leaders are purpose-driven, period. Nothing seems to stop, or even slow down, John Hope Bryant in pursuit of his purpose to empower every person to take control of his or her life."
-- Brian A. Gallagher , president and CEO, United Way