Mark Scureman has great experience being a leader, working with leaders and training leaders. He is a very personable individual, an excellent teacher and communicator. This book is very readable, easily understood and right on point. His examples and explanations are interesting, real and instructive. The exposition and language is not at all pedantic and is accessible to virtually anyone. Many people new to leadership positions have trouble finding time to spend actually learning to be leaders. This book answers a need for individuals, businesses and virtually any part of society where good leadership is needful. Some people are 'born leaders', most are not. This book can facilitate the 'most' learning essential components of leadership and performing better. This book should be read and digested by every new leader. It is truly a small investment to make with the potential to improve the lives and performance of both the 'leader' and the led.