'I enjoyed reading this book. The combination of critical reflection of his experience in the light of relevant literature makes for a lively and thought-provoking book. I was going to say 'little' book, because at times I would have liked to have read more. But on the other hand, it is the sort of book one-the academic and the leader-could read in one sitting, enjoy and come back to for some ideas. I recommend you to do so' - ESCalate. This resource: o motivates and inspires. o addresses the challenges of contemporary school leadership. o presents a model for leadership development, selection and succession.