Many companies confuse leadership with management. They are not the same.

Leaders lead people. Managers manage tasks. Leaders have followers. Managers have subordinates. Leaders seek vision, managers seek objectives.

Today, true leadership is exceedingly rare. Due to rampant over-communication (noise), democratized decision-making, and an insatiable tendency to mix strategy and operations, today's leadership class in flailing. Most VP and C-level executives describe themselves as lonely, out of touch, and reaching for goals which for some reason feel hollow.

DBT seeks to provide refuge—a deep breath—by creating strategies and resources that alleviate many of the symptoms experienced by today's aspiring leaders.