What they’re checking out: Week of November 11
As an ongoing feature, staff members at the Des Moines Public Library will recommend a business-related book to add to your reading list. Find this and more books like it at any of the Des Moines Public Library’s six locations and online at dmpl.org. And find information on how to get a FREE library card and all its benefits at dmpl.org/get-carded.
Des Moines Public Library business book pick: “The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company” by Robert Iger.
Why you should read it: This memoir of leadership shares the ideas and values that brought stunning success to Robert Iger and the Walt Disney Co. he led. Iger discusses in great detail what he calls the principles necessary for true leadership: optimism, courage, decisiveness and fairness. with consumers.