Lead Like a Pirate: Leadership Secrets of the Pirates of St. Croix


Professional development does not have to boring and stale. Set sail with Captain Tiger-Eye Taylor and the crew of the Ebony Ghost on a leadership excursion that will introduce and reinforce classic concepts and tools. Here is a professional resource that is as fun as it is effective – an excellent tool for team development and discussions on leadership. Original illustrations and an interactive format make this softcover book a must-have in any leader’s library. (Recommended reading list, softcover, 88 pages)


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Lead like a pirate! Learning the secrets to effective team leadership has never been more fun then with this beautifully illustrated book set in the golden age of pirates! Sail with Captain Tiger-Eye Taylor as he shares his secrets on Captain, Crew, Mission, Strategy and Treasure – the keys to transforming bands of buccaneers into high performing legends of teamwork. A must-read resource for every frontline leader, Lead Like a Pirate is the perfect tool for sparking serious discussion on what it takes to turn diversity into strength, speed into advantage and heart into leadership. Give your Captains and Crews something to cheer about with this themed-learning gem! It makes a perfect gift for bosses, colleagues, staff or friends.

Lead Like a Pirate teaches us the characteristics of effective leadership while providing ideas for bringing the real life lessons of Pirates to the workplace. A must-read for every team leader looking for an entertaining way to begin a dialogue about building a successful team that maximizes the contributions of its individual members. –Amy Diamond Barnes, SPHR, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Colgate University

“A thoroughly enjoyable experience that teaches valuable lessons on leadership and teamwork – a great tool to use in team-building!” –John Cerrone, Treasurer & Director of Administration (retired), Babbitt Bearings, Inc.

Turn Lead Like a Pirate into a fun professional gift with the Brown Bag Lunch and Learn. This unpretentious package combines Lead Like a Pirate with Chocolate Pizza Company favorites Peanut Butter Wings and chocolate covered cookies. Presented in a brown handled bag that makes it ideal as a team learning resource, colleague gift or welcome for new team member. Brown Bag Lunch and Learn also has a choice of 3 other inspiring leadership development books: Conquering Adversity: Six Strategies to Move You and Your Team Through Tough Times, or Inspired to Lead, or Inspired to Succeed.