WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game
Based on her inspiring, viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City, New York Times bestselling author, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, unite with their pack, and emerge victorious together.
Abby Wambach became a champion because of h...more
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-If you watched the commencement speech, you've pretty much read the book. There wasn't a lot of new information or expansion of the ideas brought up in the speech.
-This book could be about half the page count if they didn't have it double spaced and a bunch of blank pages thrown in.
-There were good ideas proposed but no actionable steps to get there.
I feel like as a leadership book, ...more
I had to Google Abby Wambach when I picked up this book, as I had only the faintest idea who she was. With the recent USA Women's World Cup win, this seemed like a timely read.
Apparently WOLFPACK is basically the commencement address Wambach gave at Barnard College in 2018. At a meager 112 pages, it has some nice quote-ables but not much depth.
“Leadership is taking care of yourself and empowering others to do the same. Leadership is/>“Leadership ...more
Listen to this while you clean your refrigerator, when you can't sleep at night, when men are men, when you're eating ice cream; whatever.
"The entire landscape changed all because of the wolves presence. See what happened there? The wolves, who were feared by many to be a threat to the system, became the system's salvation. Now look around you today, see what's happening here...we are the one's we've been waiting for."
From the publisher, as I do not regurgitate the contents or story of books in reviews, I let them do it.
Based on her inspiring, viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City, New York Times bestselling author, two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their ind ...more
This book is super short (<100 pages) and a very fast read, but I really enjoyed reading a book on leadership from a uniquely female perspective. Many of the ideas Wambach outlines are ways that I (hopefully) already lead. And I finished the book feeling reminded that I need to seek out my pack - I need to work to feel less lonely and surround myself with women who are learning their own best way to lead.
I especially like Wambach's assert ...more
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If you enjoy Wolfpack, you might also like Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
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So, what do like about the books, say, a soccer setting? It's the hard work, drive, and teamwork that go into a su ...more
1. Create your own path.
2. Be grateful for what you have AND demand what you deserve.
3. Lead now, from wherever you are.
4. Failure means you're finally in the game.
5. Be FOR each other.
6. Believe in yourself, demand the ball.
7. Lead with humanity; cu ...more
This book would make a great graduation gift or “just because” gift to women you know who need a quick pep talk and reminder of their power and leadership.
To end with a quote from the book:
“There is a wolf inside of every woman. Her wolf is who she was made to be before the world told her who to be. Her wo ...more