Steve Farber is president of Extreme Leadership, Inc. "The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership" is a recipient of Fast Company magazine's readers choice award. This article was found on the Web site, . It is published with Mr. Farber's permission.
The challenge for many leaders is that we don't have the fortitude to step up to the plate to become the type of leader that people trust. The following story is true. It's a potential inspiration to any leader ready to make real changes in his or her life, and it gives understanding of what makes a good leader great.