The Leadership Secret is the result of over 20 years of studying leadership, experiencing leadership and leading. Using real life examples as well as meticulous research, it takes the reader on a journey of self-awareness and encourages them to experiment, giving practical advice on how to apply the book’s wisdom. Throughout are anecdotes pertinent to the author’s development and lessons learnt. These stories also serve as metaphoric examples in order for the reader to understand issues most suitable to them. The use of language and structure is key to the book and the author has taken a major influence from his training as an NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer.
Though the book has a military slant due to the author’s training and experiences, it is accessible and relevant to anyone who finds themselves in a leadership role that is interested in developing their leadership skills – not just business leaders. Every parent, uncle and aunt is a leader. The features most likely to appeal to buyers are the real life examples. The lessons taken from these examples lead to practical self-application tools, which maximise potential. A number of inspirational quotes are included to help the reader to fully take on the message. The book shows that leadership is simple and easy to apply, bypassing the endless waffle on leadership and highlights what really matters. It will appeal especially to those new to a position of responsibility who are looking for assistance, and will also help when training mangement staff, both in the private and public sector.