Episode No. 1
Date: December 19, 2007
Notes: The December 19, 2007, episode was our first broadcast
- it featured Captain Andrew J. Harvey, Covina PD (ret.), Ed.D, on leadership in law enforcement.
Using poker as analogy for leadership, Captain
Andrew Harvey, CPD (ret.), Ed.D. and Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.),
MPA found the right mix of practical experience and academic credentials to
write a definitive book for leaders. Working together, Harvey and Foster have
written Leadership: Texas Hold em Style.
Most often leaders find they are given a set of resources people, equipment,
funds, experience and a mission. As Foster noted, "You're dealt a certain hand.
How you play that hand as a leader determines your success."
More than a
A fun and entertaining journey
through leadership that includes an interactive website to supplement
knowledge gained from the book.
Not an academic approach to
leadership, but rather a road-tested guide that has been developed through
50-years of author experience.
High Impact: Through
the use of perspective, reflection, and knowledge, provides information that
turns leadership potential into leadership practice.
is reinforced with real-life experience, which results in accessible and
practical tools leaders can put to use
Personal character and ethical
beliefs are woven into each leadership approach, so leaders do the
right thing for the
Uses Game of
Rather than a dry approach that is all fact and no flavor, the game of poker
is used as a lens through which to view leadership concepts.