Author’s Note: I received this book free from Handlebar Publishing in exchange for a review. All thoughts are my own.
I am passionate about leadership and leadership development, and believe that many organizations are lacking effective leadership. I was excited to have the opportunity to read “I’ve Got Your Back” to see how the author used a modern day parable to describe effective leadership.
I’ve read a lot of books about leadership, and I seriously believe that this may be the best one. The author clearly articulates issues that exist in leadership (such as follower abuse, how to be a good follower) and provides excellent examples of how to overcome those issues to be an excellent leader. I believe that anyone who struggles with leadership, whether that’s being a good leader, or being under a horrible leader should read this book for a fresh perspective on how to handle those issues and ultimately strengthen yourself and your organization.
While this book provides biblical principles for being good leaders and good followers, it is not “overwhelming biblical”, and I feel that those who are not religious would still find it to be beneficial, and not “proselytizing” (for lack of a better term). I would highly recommend this book for any person who is a leader, planning to be a leader, or has suffered under poor leadership. I promise it will provide you with a fresh way to look at leadership!