What Makes a Leader?yes'>#8220;Leadership is the thing that wins battles. I have it but Iyes'>#8217;ll be damned if I can define it.yes'>#8221; yes'>#8211;General George S. PattonLeadership is often daunting. Because every situation is different, there is no foolproof, onesizefitsall approach to learning the ropes. Instead there are a dizzying number of competing ideas and theories which you may find contradictory. The Leaderyes'>#8217;s Mentor offers a guide through the maze yes'>#8230; and also offers pointers as you undertake the leadership learning process.yes'>#8211;FROM THE INTRODUCTIONLeadership skills can be learned and the best teachers are the leaders themselves. Drawing on the experiences of leaders in all fields of human endeavor and also the scholarship of leadership experts, The Leaderyes'>#8217;s Mentor offers inspiration and advice for anyone taking on a leadership role. INSPIRATION FROM MORE THAN 200 LEADERS AND VISIONARIES, INCLUDING:Rosa ParksJack WelchOprah WinfreyThe men of Omaha BeachEleanor RooseveltWinston ChurchillMahatma GandhiMartin Luther King, Jr.Vince LombardiEstyes'>#233;e LauderRudolph GiulianiDonald TrumpIan Jackman (www.ianjackman.com) is a writer, ghostwriter, editor, and former managing director of the Modern Library. He is the author of The Writeryes'>#8217;s Mentor and The Artistys'>#8217;s Mentor.From the Trade Paperback edition.