The book contains:
- A critical review of literature on leadership which encourages diversity in leadership models and approaches.
- Case studies of nonprofit leadership which affirm public-minded, mission-driven leaders and acknowledge their contributions.
- Chapters on leadership constructs such as fit, dynamics, readiness and flow which provide useful insights and methods to enable success.
- The overarching concept of alignment which reframes leadership as an active process where the awareness of and response to the interplay of multiple, relevant factors matters more than charisma, pedigree or power.