Episode #088: Dana Perino on Sharing the Credit, Taking the Blame and Exercising Forgiveness

Author, And the Good News Is: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side

danaperino_navydress_22x200Former White House press secretary, Dana Perino, is one of my favorite human beings.

Known as “the voice of reason,” Dana has built a reputation as a woman who is able to find the bright side in nearly every situation.

In her new book, And the Good News Is: Lessons and Advice From the Bright Side, Dana shares about the impact her upbringing had on her approach to life as an adult, her time at the White House working alongside President Bush and, now, as co-host of one of cable TV’s most popular shows, The Five, airing weekdays on FoxNews.

There is a plethora of life and leadership lessons shared in the book AND in this episode. I have no doubt you’ll find it helpful.

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In today’s episode, Dana and I discuss:

  • Practices Leaders can leverage to foster an environment more conducive to sharing opinions and speaking up
  • The importance of Feeding Your Brain and the impact it can have on your career
  • Methods for improving civility in all areas of life
  • And much more!

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Dana Perino’s Latest Book

You can order your copy ofAnd the Good News Is: Lessons and Advice From the Bright Side right now!

Books Dana Recommends

What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era by Peggy Noonan

Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World by Ian Bremmer

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Rules of Civility by Armor Towles

We are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

The books of Jonathan Weisman

Dana Perino Resources

The best place to find out more about Dana is on her website.

Here, Dana provides more information about her latest book and where you can find her on tour.

You might consider hiring Dana to speak at your next event or consult your company.

Check out Dana’s daily TV show The Five airing weekdays on FoxNews.

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