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Leadership: The Inner Side of Greatness, A Philosophy for Leaders, New and Revised, 2nd Edition by Peter Koestenbaum

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Preface to the First Edition

The fundamental purpose of this book is to show that business can be an opportunity for both personal and organizational greatness—and that, in adopting this attitude, we not only ennoble human nature and strengthen our societies but also face squarely the critical success factor for meeting bottom-line business objectives in today's tough competitive environment.

To accomplish this goal, Leadership: The Inner Side of Greatness deals with the personal side of business leadership. This requires attention to depth, to feelings, and to inner struggles. A leader must wrestle with inward issues. He or she is expected to have great aspirations, confront great frustrations, achieve great self-control, suffer great betrayals, ...

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