"Getting ambushed sucks, no doubt about it. The ability to fight your way through to the other side, however, is what sets great leaders apart. ... In today's world, being a high-stakes leader means stepping into the arena. ... If you are reading this I'll assume you're aiming to be that kind of leader. The kind determined to clench your teeth and close your eyes and step out into that unknown, knowing full well that the enemies of success lie in wait. But how to be the kind of leader who not only survives but thrives when the stakes are high?"