It Worked for Me - Colin Powell

It Worked for Me

By Colin Powell

  • Release Date: 2012-05-22
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4
From 218 Ratings


Colin Powell, one of America’s most admired public figures, reveals the principles that have shaped his life and career in this inspiring and engrossing memoir.

A beautiful companion to his previous memoir, the #1 New York Times bestseller My American Journey, Powell’s It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership is a trove of wisdom for anyone hoping to achieve their goals and turn their dreams into reality.

A message of strength and endurance from a man who has dedicated his life to public service, It Worked for Me is a book with the power to show readers everywhere how to achieve a more fulfilling life and career.


  • Inspiring

    By Art Pacino
    I respect and admire him, wish I could meet him before he passes and hear the untold stories.
  • A True Success Story!

    By Ginger Ninja Jeter
    Great book on how to learn from previous failures and successes and to take nothing for granted. Everyone has an opportunity to be great, it just takes hard work and a lot of sacrifices.
  • It Worked For Me is a great read

    By joy.kline
    A friend provided a suggestion to read this book. I'm glad I did and encourage others to do the same.
  • Good read

    By DMJUD
    Just finished reading this book and thoroughly enjoyed it. A really great man and a really great story!
  • Inspiring

    By DB2DC
    This is absolutely the best conglomeration of true leadership principles and how to apply them in everyday life! Luv'd it!
  • It Worked for Me

    By Indthinker
    Absolutely awesome book on leadership from one of our greatest leaders in American history. I wish that every child, teen, and all aspiring leaders would be exposed to this great book. I've read countless books on leadership but consider this to be the best thus none. A heartfelt thank you to Mr./General/Secretary Colin Powell!
  • Wonderful read!

    By Bilal Chaudhry
    I love reading this book. A must read for anybody who aspired to lead a group of people no matter how small. I think I will read this one more time to remember the lessons taught in this book. I found the hot dog story my story. Immigrant :) Bilal
  • Excellent memoir

    By Bumble Bee 52
    This is an outstanding story of a very human executive that has shaped the US during the last 20 years. I enjoyed this book immemsly.
  • It Worked for Me

    By Jim McIntosh
    This book should be required reading for high school as well as pre-high school students. It makes you want to do your best in everything you do in life. Thank You Colin Powell
  • Bought!

    By GW2000
    More proof that even the most popular politicians can be bought. Colin Powell has no core beliefs that cannot be bought! A shame.