New Leadership Manual Encourages Introspection Before Decision Making

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Author Lloyd Amstrup shares his personal mythology to better management

Leaders are called to make the right choice when it matters most, which can be a daunting and difficult task. In his professional experience, leadership expert Lloyd Amstrup, has seen the value of self-examination and reflection in regards to decision making. Now, Amstrup shows how self-awareness sets leaders on a path to success in “Found Treasure: Gems of Great Leadership and Personal Skills.”

“Found Treasure” is designed to help readers build their leadership skills, learn to make informed choices and shape their personal brand. Amstrup shares his “Five F’s to a Successful Life” and helps individuals define his or her personal aspirations. The subjects include faith, failure, family, fear, feelings, focus, flexibility, forgiveness, freedom, fruitfulness, friendship, future, funniness, framework and fundamentals.

“Leaders often stumble, when they fail to balance their emotions with thoughtful contemplation,” Amstrup said. “Found Treasure heightens self-awareness in making everyday choices. On the way to growing and improving as a leader, an individual needs to examine their own goals, values and characteristics.”

Amstrup’s approach helps readers define and meet their leadership goals in their personal and professional lives. For more information on Amstrup and his book, please visit

“Found Treasure: Gems of Great Leadership and Personal Skills”
By Lloyd “Skip” Amstrup
ISBN: 9781532010934 (softcover)
Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and iUniverse

About the author
Lloyd “Skip” Amstrup earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from San Jose State University. He taught high school students for eight years and worked in the insurance industry for 32 years, retiring as a field executive for State Farm. He was born in San Francisco and grew up in Columbus, Ohio.

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