Put People First is the story of Michael Stone, the CEO of a a financial consulting company whose leadership is facing significant challenges. Declining revenues and lower annual profits, and a precipitous decline in organizational morale are threatening the very core of the company. Michael knows his leadership is in trouble but doesn't know how to move forward. Amazingly Michael meets Nick, who takes Michael on a journey of discovery that shakes his preconceived ideas of leadership to the core. Nick challenges Michael to seriously consider eight qualities essential for great leaders. Michael's learning is anything but passive, as Nick takes him on a journey of learning leadership that is a powerful mix of stories, examples of leadership and second chance meetings of leadership where Nick asks Michael to go back and actual manage a meeting again. This unique "do over" is when Michael's leadership begins to thrive.