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  • Your Oxygen Mask First

  • 17 Habits to Help High Achievers Survive & Thrive in Leadership & Life
  • By: Kevin N. Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Kevin N. Lawrence
  • Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Summary

Here's the hard truth about leadership: It either forces you to get stronger or it slowly destroys your life. There is no in-between. Kevin Lawrence has discovered 17 habits that allow any leader to transcend the perils of success and keep achieving - habits that have already helped hundreds of CEOs and executives become stronger and more resilient. 

Obsessed with understanding why successful people crash and burn, Lawrence has studied and tested virtually every leadership theory known to humankind in his two decades as a business adviser. His straight-talk advice in Your Oxygen Mask First will surprise and propel even the most seasoned leaders, as he cuts through the platitudes and jargon to share the best tools he has found to ensure your survival, no matter how high you fly.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Kevin N. Lawrence (P)2018 Kevin N. Lawrence

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Brilliant book

Straight to the point delivery with great case-studies and exercises designed to assess your strengths and weaknesses.

Well worth a read.

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A must listen for all Executives.

"There are books that are a philosophy and then books that are a roadmap. This is a book that combines the two and gives CEOs a practical step-by-step action plan to being world class performers."

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Great book well worth your time

I had been referred to this book by a UK business coach. I run a small business and like many small business owners you get distracted with stuff. Kevin articulates his years of learning in a concise manner. i think part way through he recommends 2x speed, which I did do. The downside is you have to concentrate that bit more. There is a workbook to help you with the processes. (make sure you save it as you can only get it one on Amazon), which I will complete on the 2nd run through.

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  • A. J. Mcdonald
  • 31-12-19

Some issues with the audio

There were portions of this audiobook that came across as a skipping CD. Sentences were garbled.

Other than that, the content was very practical and I plan to revisit this with the workbook at a later date.

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  • Chad
  • 20-09-22

Great book. Well written and read. Engaging

Leaders and entrepreneurs with ADHD will feel like this book was written for them.

Really a great book and helpful in restoring balance to my life and mental wellness when u found myself burning out.

A must read for any leader or entrepreneur but also for anyone who wants a no nonsense manual for helping you restore balance your mind body and spirit so you can live a happier life.

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  • Chris Waterguy
  • 05-04-22

Better than I expected

Very useful and highly structured. A good program for the leader putting their soul into their work and wondering if it's worthwhile.

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  • Snar814
  • 06-11-18

A leadership must listen

With hundreds of books on leadership out there, sometimes it’s hard to know which one to pay attention to. This is one to pay attention to. With practical advice based on real business experience, Kevin provides the tools and resources to thrive as a high performing leader.