This book first examines the phenomenon of global business and then analyzes what is different about global business and, therefore, what is uniquely required to be a successful global leader. It lays out how companies can develop successful global leaders, and what individuals can do to develop themselves into successful global leaders. Readers will walk away with a clear understanding of how and why globalization of business took place. They will understand what is unique about global leadership compared to domestic leadership. With that insight and through examples, they will come to see what is uniquely required to be a successful global leader. Finally, readers will walk away with clear insights on how they can develop global leaders and what they can do to strengthen their own global leadership capabilities. The book is based on more than 300 interviews with top corporate executives from around the world and across a wide variety of industries, hundreds of surveys, and over 60 years of combined experience. Top executives will find this book helpful in determining how they can ensure that their firm has the right quality and quantity of global leaders it needs to capture the global growth opportunities before them.