7 Lenses

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   2014 Axiom Business Book Award Winner

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(Also check your University Bookstore! 7 Lenses is used to teach leadership and ethics by Universities in 4 countries)


This thought-provoking book by Linda Fisher Thornton has a foreword by Stephen M. R. Covey.

Find out why people are calling it “brilliant,” “a gem,” and “long overdue” and saying it is “clearly outlined,” “has breathtaking clarity” and “asks penetrating questions.”

7 Lenses

© 2013 Leading in Context LLC

Clarifying what “the right thing to do” means in a global society. Beyond the “Triple Bottom Line” to 7 different perspectives on ethical responsibility that are all important.

Do you want to learn how to lead ethically in the fullest sense of what that means? Do you want to engage people in meaningful work and create a high-trust workplace culture? Do you want insights that will help you be ready for “ethical leadership future?” This book is the roadmap you need.


Reader Feedback


“has breathtaking clarity”

“brilliant”   “a gem”    

“clearly outlined”       

“holistic”   “practical”  

“invaluable ethical leadership roadmap”

“well written”        

“easy to apply”  “real”

“asks penetrating questions”      

“well-articulated and case illustrated”

“helpful framework for considering thorny ethical issues”


“will lead to a re-definition of ethical leadership”

“in my Top 10 Leadership books of all time!”      

“a treasure”  

“excellent book – long overdue”



Contents      About the Book     Media Mentions


Why Should You Read 7 Lenses?

“A business book that not only discusses how to improve business, but also how to build a better world. Well done, Linda.”         —Keith Ferrazzi, NY Times Best Selling Author of Who’s Got Your Back?  


7 Lenses describes the future of ethical leadership in vivid detail and guides us in how to implement it in day-to-day decisions and actions.”            —Barbara Kimmel, Executive Director, Trust Across America – Trust Around the World, and Editor of Trust Inc.: Strategies for Building Your Company’s Most Valuable Asset


“Oscar & Felix, Laurel & Hardy, Marilyn Monroe & Arthur Miller – odd couples or matches made in heaven? In her new book, 7 Lenses, Linda Fisher Thornton challenges us to take a deeper look at how ethics and leadership not only go well together but are inextricably connected to the other’s success.”          –Marshall Goldsmith – the Thinkers50 Award Winner (sponsored by Harvard   Business Review) for Most-Influential Leadership Thinker in the World


“Three words that come to mind to describe this book are thoughtful, insightful, and anchoring. Linda Fisher Thornton’s seven lenses of ethical responsibility provide a useful framework to reflect on and evaluate our beliefs and daily decision-making. And her focus on trust and trust-building as one of 14 guiding principles brings much-needed attention to a critical aspect of leadership for everyone in any kind of leadership role today.”                                    –Andrea P. Howe, co-author, The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook


This book is a thought-provoking look at ethical responses to leadership challenges. I highly recommend it as a tool for having meaningful discussions with leaders in your organization.”          —Dr. Mark Goulston, M.D., Co-Founder of Heartfelt Leadership and author of international best seller Just Listen


“7 Lenses is a CEO must-read for gaining a fresh perspective on ethical leadership and what it can mean to the success of your organization.”       –Chip Conley, Founder – Joie de Vivre Hospitality and Fest300 and NY Times Best Selling Author of Emotional Equations

Now Delivering 7 Lenses® Workshops (And Earning Rave Reviews!)

7 Lenses Workshop      

Contact Info@LeadinginContext.com for Information About Scheduling a Workshop or Keynote

Find  7 Lenses at These Retailers:   800ceoread    Amazon   Kindle    iTunes    B&N Nook


“Who’s Talking About 7 Lenses” tracks the social media buzz about this wonderful book on Storify!

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