Where is leadership when we need it? What can today's corporate, non-profit, military, and public-service leaders learn from daring decisions that changed history?
In Time to Lead, Jan-Benedict Steenkamp presents a fresh examination of history-making leaders by holding a magnifying glass up to a life-changing dilemma each of them faced. What we learn is how powerful the personalities of leaders and their decision-making processes can be in determining the course of human events-and the fates of millions of people.
Steenkamp explains how these great men and women arrived at the solutions to the problems they confronted by virtue of their character traits and whether they were foxes or hedgehogs-as in the ancient parable-or, as he further categorizes, eagles or ostriches.
Sixteen carefully curated case studies hold powerful lessons that today's leaders can apply in their own professional lives. Readers will recognize...