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21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader | Notes & Review

August 29, 2010


John Maxwell. 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want To Follow. Thomas Nelson, 1999. (156 pages) As you dive into the book, you may find that you are able to easily breeze through several chapters at a time. You may even be able to knock out the whole book in […]

21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership | Notes & Review

August 27, 2010


John Maxwell. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You.Thomas Nelson, 1998. (231 pages) As you read the following chapters, keep in mind: The laws can be learned. The laws can stand alone. The laws carry consequences with them. These laws are the foundation of leadership. 1 – THE LAW […]

The Nuevo Unforgivable Sin

June 22, 2010


From the June 2010 KFAX Pastor’s Letter: “Leadership” and “Management“. While seemingly synonymous, and possibly in the same gene pool, “cousin” is as close as they get. Like a person’s hand–the flesh tone is the same, the number of fingers match, everything bends at the same points, but the thumbs are on opposite sides. So […]

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive | Notes & Review

May 28, 2010


Patrick Lencioni. The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive: A Leadership Fable. Jossey-Bass, 2000. (181 pages) If everything is important, then nothing is. I believe that all successful organizations share two qualities: they are smart, and they are healthy. An organization demonstrates that it is smart by developing intelligent strategies, marketing plans, product features, and […]

Managing the Nonprofit Organization | Notes & Review

May 6, 2010


Peter Drucker. Managing the Nonprofit Organization: Principles and Practices. HarperCollins, 1990. (235 pages) The ‘non-profit’ institution neither supplies goods or services nor controls. Its ‘product’ is neither a pair of shoes nor an effective regulation. Its product is a changed human being. The non-profit institutions are human-change agents. Their ‘product’ is a cured patient, a […]

Master Leaders | Notes & Review

April 23, 2010


George Barna. Master Leaders: Revealing Conversations with 30 Leadership Greats. George Barna and The Church Communication Network, 2009. (230 pages) 1: Unexpected Discoveries “Leadership is not about one’s position as much as it’s based on who you are as a person and the capabilities you demonstrate.” (4) “Leadership is less about commanding and more about […]

The 10/13 Window

June 13, 2009


The May/June 2009 edition of Children’s Magazine published this article by Alan Nelson. Below is the full article in .jpg., and you can download the .pdf here. Alan is the author of From Me To We, and the founder of, “America’s only leadership development program that specifically targets leaders when they’re moldable.” My thanks […]