So You Want To Be A Leader? Character and Leadership Fundamentals for College Students is a great resource for those of you who want a book that will speak to you in the realms of leadership, character, and soft skills. Divided into numerous short but insightful topics, the book targets younger student leaders who would like exposure to basic leadership subjects as well as other areas you should be aware of when beginning your leadership journey. Written by Dr. Earl Paul, a student affairs professional and instructor at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida, the book is based on many years of teaching and working with students in leadership. Dr. Paul wrote So You Want To Be A Leader to provide a book for students with basics that would "speak to you" now and be meaningful to you in the future as you graduate and embark on your “post college lives.”
The book is also written for faculty/staff who want an impactful book with examples relevant to college students that can be incorporated into leadership classes, honors programs, first year experience, college success courses, etc. Another advantage is the book’s structure, which consists of numerous short topics and lends itself to classroom and small group discussions.
In summary, if you would like exposure to diverse topics in leadership and character formation that will help you grow as a leader and a person, then So You Want to be a Leader will be an excellent resource for you.