Growing the Distance has 28 ratings and 2 reviews. Natasa Jim Clemmer ( Goodreads Author) Be the first to ask a question about Growing the Distance. Growing the Distance – Jim Clemmer. Chapter 1 – The Way of the Leader. • Define Internal and External Changes. • Give 2 personal Internal and 2 External. Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career and Family Success by Jim Clemmer.

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The book so plump with humor and wisdom I found the need to share it immediately. David added it Aug 27, The two of them turned our Centre into a swamp.

Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Your passion for your work shines through in Growing the Distance.

The idea of using two different fonts is visually appealing. No trivia or quizzes yet. I have discovered that Growing the Distance is like a good wine: Now we have a Director who is in line with your thinking, and we have embarked on a very exciting process of grrowing how we deliver service to the youth in our care. The third level is Jim’s core text with his observations, personal examples, reflections, illustrations, application ideas, and key learning points.

Today, more than ever, companies look to everyone, at all levels, to think and act like leaders.

The Honourable John C. Material success alone is not enough.

I am currently working on my Masters degree, focusing on quality and leadership. What is the purpose of my life?


I am only half way through Growing the Distancebut felt that I had to write to tell you how helpful it has already been. In pages, he weaves together many humorous quips, light-hearted stories, and charming tales with “growing points” intended to “drive you to thinking.

Whether it be management development programs or technical, change, process or skill training for frontline people, Growing the Distance complements and supports your developmental activities. It is full of wisdom, humor, common sense, love of mankind, etc. I have read certain portions of it over and over again, and plan to continue to do so forever.

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The book is written so that it is easy to understand, full of good advice and examples, and not only well worth reading but entertaining and insightful as well.

I have never read a book on leadership that combined such a complete package. Chelsi marked it as to-read Jun 19, I just finished reading Growing the Distance and what a treat it was.

Lots of information — lots of things to think about. In my professional development and consulting profession, I read a lot of books. As a Career Management Counsellor I have noticed that people fail not because they are not good at something, but because they have no focus, or their attitude towards life, themselves, or others is a barrier.

Self-Study System features an audio track and synchronized slides with Jim coaching you through each page of the Growing the Distance: I just finished reading Growing the Distance and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Growing the Distance is about developing the leader within all of us. The beauty of the principles established in your book is that they can be applied in various fields of our lives and arise at different stages and degrees, in the constantly renewed challenges we encounter. Wibee rated it really liked it Jan 07, Brian Carr, Business Owner.


Ryan Murphy marked it as to-read Apr 02, At the deepest and most personal level, I am glad I read this book. Growing the Distance is a valuable resource for everyone in your organization — from the senior management team to the frontline employees, the timeless principles and ideas in the book will truly inspire powerful personal and organizational growth.

Joyce Brown rated it really liked it Jan 30, In this very practical handbook, Jim condenses and shares over twenty-five years of experience helping thousands of people apply the timeless leadership principles and practices, catapulting them to peak personal and professional performance.

I have no hesitation in recommending this book to anyone who wishes to do some thinking or learning about how you can grow, how you can influence people and become a leader in whatever sphere you operate in.

Growing the Distance is not a conventional book with large, dense blocks of text to plow through. Six timeless principles surround and support this focal core:. Growing the Distance is an ideal guide to be distributed in quantity by executives, managers, and training professionals attempting to help people throughout their organizations: