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Author: Todd G. Gongwer Narrator: Brandon Batchelar Publisher: Oasis Audio, LLC Audio Length: Release Date: December 2011 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781608149438

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Although he’s one of the most successful high school basketball coaches in Kentucky’s history, Steve Rocker, for the first time in his life, is falling short of expectations. His players have lost their will to win, their love for their teammates, and their passion to play. Coach Rocker’s motivational methods that have always worked before, and have resulted in his success, are now failing, and he doesn’t know why.

Struggling to understand what’s happening, Coach seeks the counsel of one of his most successful friends, CEO Grant Steffin, who, while fighting his own battles, offers advice based on his own leadership experiences. Coach Rocker also stumbles upon some unexpected insight from, of all people, the high school janitor.

As Coach’s season spirals downward, and as he continues to interact with these two intriguing men, the why questions become louder and louder in his head. Why does he do what he does? Or for that matter, why does he even exist? These questions eventually push him to go deeper into his own heart than he ever imagined possible to determine his purpose not only in leadership but also in life.

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  • “I could not put this book down. It transcends culture, gender, economics…something anyone can relate to.  What a message!”

    - Monty Williams, head coach New Orleans Hornets, author of Look Again 52
  • “An engaging and compelling narrative. As a business leader I found its takeaways right on target.  I wasn’t able to put it down.  It’s that good!”

    - John Beckett, chairman, the Beckett Companies, author of Loving Mondays
  • “This is a book I could not put down until I finished it. Every parent, coach, manager, and leader should read it. I wish I had read it thirty years ago.”

    - Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame head football coach
  • “I wish Lead…for God s Sake! had been available to my classes and seminars for business and practitioners over the last twenty-five years. It is that good…An engaging story you won’t want to put down.

    - Dr. John E. Mulford, Regent University              

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    " This is actually my first audio book purchased. The paperback was recommended by a friend but I did not get a chance to read it for several months. I am glad that I bought the audio book; I could not "put it down"! The story line was easy to follow and engaging. The principles are relevant and timeless. The narrator is brings the novel o life. I enjoyed LEAD....for God's Sake! because it inspired me as well as challenged me to be a better leader. The story was a bit long for me at times. I believe it could have been condensed more and the message arrived at earlier. The message was well received nevertheless. WORTH THE "READ"! "

    - Richard, 5/21/2019

About the Author

Todd G. Gongwer has spent nearly twenty years developing his expertise in leadership, team, and cultural dynamics. He has held executive level positions in companies ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to public entities. He also served as an assistant college basketball coach for over a decade. He lives in Indiana with his wife, Traci, and his two wonderful children, Kaden and Kira.

About the Narrator

Brandon Batchelar has recorded many audiobooks, including Domesticated Jesus, Four Cups, Fresh Air, God Listens, and others.