"A powerful, moving, and substantive book that puts leadership in the hands of every day people. LaFasto and Larson's work is grounded in theory yet crystal clear in describing the core dimensions of humanistic leadership. This book expands the domain of leadership and encourages all of us to make life better in some way for others." - Peter G. Northouse, Western Michigan University
- Thirty stories of real people: The leaders interviewed for this book are a highly diverse group.
- End-of-chapter tools for self-discovery
- Focus on social responsibility, finding one's passion, and seeking personal meaning from one's work
- End-of-book suggestions for getting started: A back-of-the-book section offers concrete suggestions for how to begin one's own journey toward helping others.