Confessions of a Civil Servant is filled with lessons on leading change in government and the military. Bob Stone based the book on thirty years as a revolutionary in government. It comes at a time when the events of 9-11 are sharpening Americas demands for government that works at all levels. The book tackles fourteen overarching themes in government, developed through entertaining stories of Stones own experiences as a civil servant. Among the topics Stone covers are tackling a job when you havent a clue, organizing for the mission, dealing with difficult bosses, and getting past the barriers to change.
This book is a must-read for anyone in, or considering taking, a leadership position in government, the military, or any large organization, public or privat