Leadership Soup

A Healthy Yet Tasty Recipe for Living and Leading on Purpose

Non-Fiction - Business/Finance
284 Pages
Reviewed on 05/03/2012
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Author Biography

Dr. Kamran Akbarzadeh is the founder & CEO of International Academy of Leadership & Management as well as Dream Achievers Academy. He is known as Leadership Makeover expert. With years of experience in the corporate world and as a successful entrepreneur Kamran believes that the world in general and organizations in particular are in desperate need of authentic leaders who lead with their hearts and empower people to soar to greatness no matter where they are and what they do. He believes that authentic leadership is what differentiates the good from the brilliant in the 21st century. It was this conviction that inspired him to author his Amazon best seller, Leadership Soup, that has recently become finalist in two international book award contest.

As an inspiring and motivational speaker, seminar leader, and coach, Dr. Akbarzadeh equips business owners, executives, managers, entrepreneurs, and their teams with profound tools, techniques, and solutions to develop the culture of authentic leadership in their organizations, attain long-lasting success, and become world class as a result.

Kamran’s keynotes, seminars, workshops, and trainings are highly informative, action oriented, and motivational, with attendees reporting amazing results. He creates a positive momentum that energizes his audience and inspires them to take the next necessary steps toward achieving the goals, whichever topic is chosen.

Contact Kamran and find out how he can serve you.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Lori M for Readers' Favorite

With three graduate degrees in leadership and management, I really enjoy reading books on those subjects and “Leadership Soup” by Kamran Akbarzadeh didn’t disappoint. Sure, there are a lot of books on leadership out there and a lot of research, but it is how the author presents the information that is going to make the difference. Akbarzadeh has created a unique way to present this information to either the novice reader on the topic or the well-read scholar. Not really intending to make a pun, but “Leadership Soup” is a book that is easily digestible for any reader and its simple yet important principles can be readily applied.

The author explains that leadership isn’t necessarily about a big office, a big title, or the accompanying salary and lifestyle. Leadership is about instilling a mission and sense of purpose, both in ourselves as well as in others. His passion is for people to use their own passions and serve others by developing their leadership skills. He compares “Leadership Soup” to our eating chicken soup when we are sick in an effort to be well again to using his principles to get a healthier outcome in life and in business. He defines authentic leadership as guiding others with sincerity and setting directions with integrity. That is definitely a recipe for success. He attacks the debate of whether leaders are born or made, confesses that leaders aren’t perfect, and talks about the need for leaders to be proactive. This is a good book for business students, managers, and business leaders.

Cathy Reed

This is a special and thoughtful book on leadership. It looks at leadership as a human quality rather than a business position and provides many perspectives on the subject. Kamran has thought carefully about the many ingredients of leadership and what they mean to those who lead and those who follow.

Mila Goretic

Simple, yet great book on main leadership skills and how to apply leadership to any bussiness and personal life. Filled with love. Fun to read. Thank you Kamran for preparing such recipe that is loaded with valuable nutrients!