'The 6 Disciplines of Leadership – How to Run Your Company like a Tight Ship' is intended for anyone starting out in general management, or aspiring to become a CEO someday. This book is a tutorial to help leaders to quickly frame complex problems. It will increase your business acumen and provide practical advice on how to handle common CEO challenges. All concepts are illustrated with real-life examples from companies such as Blackberry, IKEA, Adyen, Aetna, IBM and Just Eat Takeaway.com. Throughout the book, the author identifies the elements on which you should be firm – meaning no compromise is possible – as opposed to topics where it is important to be flexible and to keep changing and adapting. Hessel Kaastra (1970) holds an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company and has held various leadership positions at LeasePlan, a global leader in the car-as-a-service market.