In Grounders, Tom Slone combines the inspiring and entertaining story of a grand baseball journey with 33 essential lessons that all of us (yes, even those of us who are already very successful) can apply in our lives. He also demonstrates, over and over, the life-changing power of mentoring.
—from the introduction by Tony Jeary
Grounders is the story of a group of men and boys traveling to baseball games all over the country in the summer of 2005. The journey serves as context for Tom Slone to share 33 lessons garnered from baseball, business, and life. Together they serve as a template for mentoring boys, managing employees, and changing lives…even your own.
—Michael E. McGill, author of American Business and the
Quick Fix (Henry Holt), co-author of The Smarter
Organization (Wiley), and former dean of
Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business
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October 21, 2011