Taking Stock, Peter J. de Silva

Battle-tested leadership principles that will ignite your growth and revolutionize your approach to conquering challenges

Embark on a transformative journey with Peter J. de Silva, an accomplished senior leader with over three decades of financial services industry experience. In his captivating book, Taking Stock: 10 Life and Leadership Principles from My Seat at the Table, de Silva opens the doors to his remarkable leadership odyssey, offering battle-tested insights that will ignite your growth and revolutionize your approach to conquering challenges.

From the front lines of the 2008 financial crisis to navigating a rapidly evolving industry and weathering the storm of a global pandemic, de Silva’s seat at the table granted him unprecedented access to trailblazing leaders and industry icons. Through the highs and lows of his remarkable career, he emerged as a nationally respected figure, revered for his unwavering dedication to both business success and driving positive social impact.

However, an unexpected twist of fate forced de Silva to reevaluate his role as a leader. Corporate buyouts challenged his identity and compelled him to confront his own vulnerabilities. This introspective journey led him to become a Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative Senior Fellow, where he fearlessly tackled pressing social issues while grappling with his own debilitating neurological disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT).

Within the pages of Taking Stock, de Silva reveals the ten essential life and leadership principles that have shaped his extraordinary journey. As an accomplished executive, community leader, devoted father, and loving husband, his experiences navigating crisis, uncertainty, and disruption have molded his worldview and leadership approach.

Far beyond a mere business leadership guide, Taking Stock reminds us that resilience, persistence, optimism, unwavering character, and genuine care for those around us form the bedrock of dynamic leadership and a fulfilling life. With captivating storytelling and profound insights, de Silva challenges leaders from all walks of life and stages of their journey to tap into their inner strengths and discover purpose in life’s most transformative chapters.

Join de Silva on this extraordinary adventure, as he unravels the power of vulnerability and exposes its crucial role in cultivating leadership strength. Drawing from his insider’s perspective on the financial and leadership crises that rattled our nation, along with his extensive work as a Harvard University Senior Fellow and board member for both private companies and nonprofit organizations, de Silva’s unique perspective is a beacon of wisdom you simply can’t afford to miss.

If you’re an aspiring leader at any age seeking battle-tested leadership principles that will elevate your leadership prowess, Taking Stock is the guidebook you’ve been waiting for. Visit to delve deeper into the transformative lessons and embark on your own journey towards exceptional leadership.

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Taking Stock is written by the talented author, Peter J. de Silva, an incredible man who will get you results with his outstanding book. de Silva is an exceptional man with real-world experience that will provide readers with the tools necessary to grow and become the best leader possible while crushing your goals, projects and conquering any challenges you may face!

In Taking Stock, the reader will learn all about Peter J. de Silva’s journey and the ups and downs of his career, and how he became a senior leader with decades of experience in the financial industry. de Silva shares his journey to help you in yours as his decades of experience provide insightful wisdom to help you in your career and your leadership. de Silva shares all that he learned along the way and provides you with a fool-proof plan for accomplishing your goals, he shares how persistence and optimism are key and how caring for those around you is important too. All of this and more is shared throughout the incredible Taking Stock and shouldn’t be missed!

The wisdom courtesy of Peter J. de Silva laced throughout Taking Stock is sensational and awe-worthy. As I read de Silva’s book, I was engrossed and wanted to know more, whenever a question popped up in my mind while reading this book de Silva eventually answered it, and so it truly is a beautiful reading experience.

The information and knowledge laced throughout Taking Stock are impeccable, and I am impressed by just how much knowledge there is. Although Taking Stock is full of a wealth of information, all the information is useful as well as relevant to the topics explored so do not worry readers that you will be bombarded with information as this does not happen in this book!

As Taking Stock is a book laced with incredible wisdom, it is also laced with phenomenal literature courtesy of the wonderful Peter J. de Silva; de Silva’s words are incredible, and they will flow flawlessly from beginning to end. As Taking Stock is a perfect, inspirational, and helpful leadership guide, I have no choice but to award this brilliant book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you will not regret it!

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