Posts Tagged: leadership

21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader | Notes & Review

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

21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader | Notes & Review

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

21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership | Notes & Review

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

21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership | Notes & Review

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

The Nuevo Unforgivable Sin

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

The Nuevo Unforgivable Sin

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

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive | Notes & Review

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

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive | Notes & Review

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

Managing the Nonprofit Organization | Notes & Review

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

Managing the Nonprofit Organization | Notes & Review

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

Master Leaders | Notes & Review

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

Master Leaders | Notes & Review

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

The 10/13 Window

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

The 10/13 Window

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

Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars | Notes & Review

Patrick Lencioni. Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers that Turn Colleagues into Competitors. (Jossey-Bass, 2006). As with Lencioni’s other books, Silos is a fable/parable that helps to illustrate the realities of these dysfunctions in

Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars | Notes & Review

Patrick Lencioni. Silos, Politics, and Turf Wars: A Leadership Fable About Destroying the Barriers that Turn Colleagues into Competitors. (Jossey-Bass, 2006). As with Lencioni’s other books, Silos is a fable/parable that helps to illustrate the realities of these dysfunctions in

Good To Great and the Social Sectors | Notes & Review

Jim Collins. Good To Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great (Why Business Thinking is not the Answer). Harper-Collins, 2005. (35 pages) How do social sector organizations ‘calibrate success without business metrics,’ ‘get things done

Good To Great and the Social Sectors | Notes & Review

Jim Collins. Good To Great and the Social Sectors: A Monograph to Accompany Good to Great (Why Business Thinking is not the Answer). Harper-Collins, 2005. (35 pages) How do social sector organizations ‘calibrate success without business metrics,’ ‘get things done

Good To Great | Notes & Review

After Wendy Kopp’s session, I decided to post my review of Collins’ two works that have been influential in my thinking, leadership, and management. Collins, Jim. Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap, and Others Don’t. Collins, 2001

Good To Great | Notes & Review

After Wendy Kopp’s session, I decided to post my review of Collins’ two works that have been influential in my thinking, leadership, and management. Collins, Jim. Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap, and Others Don’t. Collins, 2001

Patrick Lencioni (POV) – Moral Authority

I subscribe to Patrick Lencioni’s POV (Point of View). As a leader/manager who is continually striving to “lead up” well (as others have written, cf. Maxwell’s 360 Degree Leader), this new twist was helpful. Especially in light of an employee

Patrick Lencioni (POV) – Moral Authority

I subscribe to Patrick Lencioni’s POV (Point of View). As a leader/manager who is continually striving to “lead up” well (as others have written, cf. Maxwell’s 360 Degree Leader), this new twist was helpful. Especially in light of an employee

The Great Emergence – Phyllis Tickle’s 500-year Rummage Sale

If you have not yet seen or heard Phyllis Tickle’s talk from the November 2007 National Youth Worker’s Convention, it’s worth it. Marko has blogged about it here, Terry Mattingly wrote about it here, and you can purchase the DVD

The Great Emergence – Phyllis Tickle’s 500-year Rummage Sale

If you have not yet seen or heard Phyllis Tickle’s talk from the November 2007 National Youth Worker’s Convention, it’s worth it. Marko has blogged about it here, Terry Mattingly wrote about it here, and you can purchase the DVD

Leadership Is An Art | Notes & Review

Max DePree. Leadership Is An Art. Dell Trade Paperback, 1989. (148 pages) Of the dozen or so books published in the last few years that have stressed the role of the leader in achieving corporate excellence, this is the one

Leadership Is An Art | Notes & Review

Max DePree. Leadership Is An Art. Dell Trade Paperback, 1989. (148 pages) Of the dozen or so books published in the last few years that have stressed the role of the leader in achieving corporate excellence, this is the one