Los Angeles, CA—Rebecca Morgan, Ph.D. has published her latest book People First: An (Un)common Sense Approach to Modern Leadership which debuted as the #1 new release on Amazon across multiple categories.

It is a practical guide that reveals insights from Dr. Morgan’s extensive leadership experience at The Walt Disney Company, as well as insights from her background in leadership development.

In this book, she shares the secrets to becoming an awesome leader who can make a difference in any organization, and what you can do to become that leader people choose to follow.

The book offers leaders at all levels the framework, inspiration, and tools needed to create a culture of trust and responsibility in which everyone can excel.

What Others Are Saying

“The skills and perspective you gain will change your life, the place you work, and the people you lead.”

“I appreciated the book’s get-to-the-point action items on how to make the changes we all need and want in the workplace. A great guide for leaders just starting out or seasoned leaders looking to make a change or improve.”

“Dr. Rebecca Morgan shares her experiences and learning in an inspiring way. This quick-reading guide will help develop leadership competencies and qualities with mini success missions and activities. A great book to read at any stage of your leadership journey.”

About The Series

This is the first of her Choose Awesome series of books, which is aimed at those who have a heart for serving others and a head for business.


Dr. Rebecca P. Morgan is an award-winning former Disney leader, the founder of Choose Awesome Company, and the creator of The Awesome Leader League.

She has spent the past two decades studying leadership and business, developing leaders at all levels at Disney University, and training people and organizations through the Disney Institute.

Her practical approach based on deep experience and respected research is that the connection between people and profits can transform leaders and their teams to be more creative, resilient, productive, profitable—and happier.

Rebecca was recognized with a Disney Lifetime Achievement award for leadership in employee excellence, customer satisfaction, and business results.

Rebecca co-hosts Leadership Life Stories Podcast: Disney Leadership and is an international best-selling author.

She’s also an expert on how to keep a sourdough starter alive. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Todd, their retired ex-racing greyhound, Landon.

If you want to know when her next book comes out, please visit her website at theawesomeleader.com/books where you can sign up to receive email updates about new releases and join Team Awesome.