Carlo Ancelotti is one of the greatest managers of all time, with five Champions League titles to his name. Yet his approach could not be further from the aggressive theatricals favoured by many of his rivals. His understated style has earned him the fierce loyalty of players like David Beckham, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo.
In Quiet Leadership, Ancelotti reveals the full riveting story of his managerial career - his methods, mentors, mistakes and triumphs - and takes us inside the dressing room to trace the characters, challenges and decisions that have shaped him. The result is both a scintillating memoir and a rare insight into the business of leadership.
©2016 Carlo Ancelotti (P)2016 Penguin Books Limited
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"A Fascinating Story by a Fascinating Man"
A truly amazing mixture of good advice, great stories and other professional's opinions of him.
"Well worth your time!"
If you love football, this is a must read. If you don't love football, read it anyway!
"Candy for any leader who also loves football. "
I completed this book in less than 24hrs. It was completely engaging, a very honest work. It was very refreshing to find an extremely successful man who knew his 'quiet' strengths and stuck to them. The leadership principles in the book are very solid but have also been integrated seamlessly into the practical the experiences of Carlo.
"What a politician"
This is quite different to the normal football biography. Carlo's book its almost an instructional guide on how to deal with personalities at a club. Normally in this kind of bio you get some stories on a few players who the author did not get along with but Roman Abramovic and possibly Leonardo are the only people to take a bit of a hit.
Its very interesting to hear a different approach to the 'my way or no way' style that most managers preach.
I came out of this with a higher opinion of Carlo Ancelotti.
"So good, i listened to it twice in a row."
Captivating book, great to listen to in the morning. Not as bloated as Sir Alex's recent forays into management literature.
"great insite into a great man"
great to hear from inside the dressing rooms at all the clubs Carlo has managed, really good insite into what really goes on and into the mind of one of the best managers there has been
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