Live and Lead Strong

Shelton, Ken
August 2007
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p2
The article presents seven leadership principles taken from a speech by retired cyclist Lance Armstrong at the SHRM conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in June 2007. In his speech, Armstrong described his efforts to deal with an advanced testicular cancer with abdomen, lung and brain metastases. He discussed his decision to get back on cycling and race on Tour de France when he finished his chemotherapy. He also explained his decision to become an active citizen and advocate of early detection and better treatment of cancer.


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