The book answers one simple two-part question: "What did this person do during the battle of Gettysburg, and how can I benefit from what this person did?" For example, an officer had to make a quick decision to take advantage of a situation when all the facts he needed where right in front of him. Lesson? With all the facts available, you can make a smart decision and you can make it fast.
Here are 88 short stories, with more than 220 life-lessons that instruct the reader on how to be successful in everyday situations. The dominant theme of the book is leadership and how it's already alive and pumping in your DNA. It is this inherent quality, says the author, that provides us the motivation and inspiration to succeed everyday.