Why Leadership Sucks™: Fundamentals of Level 5 Leadership and Servant Leadership

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Eliminate Frustration With Leadership


What if you could decrease your stress and flourish? What if the wisdom you need to succeed with your team or your boss is within your reach?

The good news is, leadership can also be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling endeavors

What if you could enjoy the rich rewards of leadership, and handle the challenging times with grace and ease?


Leadership Can Suck Less


So why does leadership suck?


It sucks because real leadership is hard, requires selfless service, and because the buck stops here. Servant leadership or Level 5 leadership is uncomfortable, humbling, self-denying, painful, and counter-intuitive; nonetheless, Christian leadership is the only kind of leadership that brings lasting results, genuine happiness, and true self-fulfillment. 

The Joy of Leadership


With 15 years of battle-tested leadership, Miles Anthony Smith delves into the ups and downs of his senior leadership experience, shares many funny, some sad, and other frustrating stories that will have you laughing and crying as you earn a leadership degree through his many mistakes and missteps. He paints a picture of leadership that is worth the fight to make it suck less.

Here's What's In Store For You 


  1. Define leadership in general and the servant leadership style specifically.
  2. Why Christian leadership matters and is a better long-term strategy.
  3. Develop leadership competencies with practical action steps.
  4. Learn from real world examples from the author's organizational leadership experience.
  5. Quotes on leadership help highlight and introduce sections within each chapter. 

It's Laid Out in 4 Simple Parts 


  • Part 1: To serve or not to serve. Effective leadership characteristics require servant leadership. 
  • Part 2: Do what's best for your organization. Discusses various aspects of organizational leadership and culture 
  • Part 3: Humility 101. Leadership principles of self-examination, apologies, authenticity, controlling and displaying emotions, and handling adversity. 
  • Part 4: Specific management situations, focusing on building business leadership competencies


Get this book now to decrease your stress and frustration with leadership. The wisdom in these pages is genuinely worth far more than the simple investment you will make.

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About the Author:

Born a Hoosier, raised an Okie, and currently residing in the Frozen Tundra of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Miles Anthony Smith is a happily married husband of Carolyn and a proud father of three. Now in his mid-30s, he was fortunate to have been given a significant leadership opportunity by his father at the age of 25. He is a classically trained violist, violinist, and composer, with passion in the fields of small-business management, marketing, macroeconomics, servant leadership, Classical education, and Christian apologetics. Miles, a Gen X'er leader and author, cares enough about organizational health to make the tough decisions, hire and coach the right people, set clear expectations, develop a strong team culture, and strengthen organizational cash flow, exhibiting both humility and fierce resolve. His mission in life is “To Chart the Course, Pave the Pathway, and Light the Lane for Others to Eclipse My Own Success in Leadership.”

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Miles uses the first person throughout to personalize the account, which is based upon not only his perspective, but his successful experiences as such a leader. As he explains, a leader role is less forgiving, with organizational leaders held to a much higher standard and less able to recover from mistakes. While Miles' book isn't the only guide available, it is the most succinct, hard-hitting survey on the market, linking personal ideals and ethics to business and spiritual pursuits alike.

-Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Review

A young business senior may find it much more palatable than many out on the market today, and I am pretty sure if I was starting out and had read it, I would have made a lot fewer mistakes and have had a much better rep as a leader, maybe. Because it's all exactly that - bite sized and accessible without reading like a tome on business theory from a knowledgeable and entertaining author...a smart choice for a speedy, easy read to get your chops down pat for business leadership.

-Catherine Tosko, Self Publishing Review

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