Could it be possible that an ancient leadership code might be found in a simple Sunday school lesson? What really influences the way leaders lead? What if the question is not really whether leaders are born or made? In this book, the author delivers a riveting account and framework for compassionate leadership by describing the ten key secrets of an ancient leadership code to create more compassionate, empathetic, and effective leaders. A compelling portrait of a compassionate leader is outlined through practical illustrations of leading with compassion and sacrificial kindness. The six authentic personas of Samaritan leadership are explored in a practical illustration of how to lead with compassion. The author seeks to turn leadership practice on its head by recasting our understanding of leadership based on the altruistic virtue of compassion. A compelling case is made for the need to recalibrate our leadership paradigms in order to embrace a Samaritan leadership style. The author makes a clear moral call for those in leadership and those aspiring to leadership roles to embrace a Samaritan leadership style. In this new leadership imperative, leaders are provided with practical compassion practices in order to cultivate compassion in their everyday life.