Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Finding Time to Lead: Seven Practices to Unleash Outrageous Potential by Leslie Peters is an uplifting and inspirational book that will encourage and motivate readers to be both a leader and be human at the same time. The book not only demystifies the crucial components of leadership, but also offers tools on how to practice leadership with humility and confidence at the same time, and eventually gives everyone the power and clarity to lead. The work of leadership is not easy and the book helps one to to explore the complexities so that the discomforting edges can be dealt with, and will enable readers to find out what they exactly want to become.
The author’s experience in this field is palpable while one is reading the book. The stories, anecdotes, and personal experiences shared help readers understand and connect well with the author’s words. The five specific skill sets required to become a great leader are useful and will help readers to tune their thinking along those lines and lead confidently. It is a good read for all those who want to understand what true leadership means, how practicing with intention will help develop within everyone the capacity to stretch, create, and make a lasting impression on the people they serve everywhere, be it organizations, communities, or families. This book will definitely make a difference with its valuable information and reminders and is a good book on how to understand and develop leadership skills.