I was especially struck by his observation on the most common qualities of successful leaders:
Managers who inspire extraordinary loyalty from their people tend to be highly charismatic, humourous, good-looking and tall.
At last, an explanation for it all!
It's good to know my resounding string of success after success isn't just dumb luck. I really am better than the rest of you after all.
Actually, the point of the book is perhaps slightly more weighty than just re-affirming my most deeply-held suspicions about my own awesomeness. Implementing them in my current environment is proving challenging, but then so is anything worth doing, right?
I will update this space in the future as I push further into Mr. DeMarco's slinky-festooned masterpiece, but I will say that at first glance there's not much to suggest I won't agree with every word of it.