Passion and Ice: Leading Through Values (paperback)

Stephen F. Stefano


Pages: 216, paperback
Published: March 2010
ISBN: 978-1-59715-066-8

About the Author:

Steve Stefano, a graduate of St. Joseph’s College, has been a senior executive at Glaxo since 1993. He is known mostly for his work in directing the company’s commercial strategy and specifically its strategy with managed care customers. Stefano is generally regarded as an expert in his field. He is a frequent speaker in the pharmaceutical industry and a regular lecturer on managed care strategy at such programs as the Wharton/Windhover Program and the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He is known throughout his company and his industry as a colorful, pragmatic, and passionate leader of people. He lives with his wife, Denise, in Cary, North Carolina. They have one daughter, Jackie, who was a four-year cheerleader at North Carolina State University and who now coaches cheerleading for the Wolfpack.

“Finally a book about leadership from a real leader—a must-read! Steve Stefano shares real-life lessons on leadership based on real-life experiences. This book will benefit anyone interested in gaining insight on how to motivate people, as well as raise their own game.”

ROBERT A. INGRAM, Vice-Chairman Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline

“Steve Stefano has a passion for doing things the right way. I have been fortunate to call Steve a friend. He has made me better. I can pay him no greater compliment.”

PHIL MARTELLI, Head Basketball Coach, St. Joseph’s University

“Passion and ICE represents an exceptional synthesis of street smarts, business success, and superb leadership. ICE is a down-to-earth, practical path to values-based leadership we can all embrace.”


“Steve Stefano’s voice is one of the freshest and most original in leadership writing today. With self-effacing humor and an eye for the truest detail by which to tell his story, he builds a persuasive narrative case for bold, kind, and honorable corporate leadership.”

LINDA WHITNEY HOBSON, PH.D., Writer and Editorial Consultant

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