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"The American Dream in a Kilt," CEO Shares Secrets of Leadership, Life & Laughter George D. Wells with Nancy Shonka Padberg

The combination of George's Scottish wit and sharp business acumen resulted in a leadership style that was truly unique. There is no question that he was a key figure in shaping the future of Silicon Valley

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CEO George D. Wells with Nancy Shonka Padberg share secrets of leadership, life & laughter in a new book, "The American Dream in a Kilt."

Take a peek behind the corporate curtain and see how this CEO followed the rules. This business book shares the cultural details of conducting international business, how George felt firing hundreds of employees, the response when he wore his kilt to work and how the boardroom operates.

How do you help build the semiconductor business into a $242 billion industry? By leading corporations to profitability, beating unions and empowering people around him. Learn George's 12 communication secrets to success that created profitable and healthy working environments and how empowering employees leads to success.

"The combination of George's Scottish wit and sharp business acumen resulted in a leadership style that was truly unique. There is no question that he was a key figure in shaping the future of Silicon Valley," Larry Carter, Former CFO, Cisco Systems

George D. Wells arrived in the United States from Clydebank, Scotland with $200, a wife, a baby and a job offer in Boston. After spending several decades building Silicon Valley he resides in Saratoga, California. He continues to give his business expertise as Lead Director to QLogic Corporation and board member of The First Tee organization. George, a dynamic leader, has conducted business all over the world, has given hundreds of speeches and is mentor to many.

Nancy Shonka Padberg is a MBA graduate of The Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, former Los Angeles Times executive and vice president of The Phelps Group. She is now president of her own firm, Navigate Consulting (http://www.navigateconsulting.biz), with expertise in publishing, marketing and public relations. She contributes her spare time to two non-profit boards and her daughter's sports. She resides in Santa Monica.

Visit http://www.dreaminakilt.com for biographies, stories, book receptions and testimonials. Hardcover books available for $21.95 on http://www.dreaminakilt.com and paperback for $14.95 on Amazon.com.

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