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The Leadership Book, by Neil Jurd, has been written to encourage and enable effective leadership. Leadership is a simple but powerful concept which anyone with an open mind can apply. Leadership is about knowing where you are going and recruiting others to help. Leadership can be learned and anyone who chooses to work to improve their leadership will be able to do so. Better leadership means happier teams, and better output. The Leadership Book is split into four easily accessible chapters to help you to better understand leadership, people and ultimately how to lead individuals and teams. The author, Neil Jurd, has been leading others and working in leadership development for most of his working life. As an officer in the British Army, he served in Iraq, Yemen, Bosnia and Sierra Leone, as well as teaching leadership at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, sitting on the Army Officer Selection Board, and graduating from Advanced Command and Staff College. Since leaving the Army in 2009, he has become one of the UK’s top names in leadership development, working with the Leadership Trust, Commonwealth Games Team Scotland and the NHS. Neil is the National Director of Initial Officer Training for the Army Cadet Force, and in 2020 was awarded a British Citizen Award for his own leadership in the voluntary sector. Neil has an MA from Cranfield University, studied Strategy at Manchester Business School and is a Fellow of both the Institute of Leadership and Management, and the Institute of Logistics and Transport. Praise for The Leadership Book by Neil Jurd ‘Neil brings his passion for leader development together in this excellent book that you can keep referring to for inspiration and to help with personal reflection on leadership.’ Brigadier Stuart Williams OBE