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Summary and notes on books of relevance from across the leadership spectrum.

Sticky Teams: Keeping Your Leadership Team & Staff on the Same Page

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Title: Sticky Teams: Keeping Your Leadership Team and Staff on the Same Page Author: Larry Osborne Copyright Date: 2010 Book Desription: Serving as a church leader can be a tough assignment. Whatever your role, odds Continue reading …

Derailed: Five Lessons Learned From Catastrophic Failures of Leadership

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Title: Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership Author: Tim Irwin Copyright: 2009 Book Summary: What causes a leader to fail and how do we avoid meeting the same fate? This is the Continue reading …

The Five Temptations of a CEO

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Title: The Five Temptations of a CEO Author: Patrick Lencioni Copyright: 1998 Book Description: A commemorative edition of the landmark book from Patrick Lencioni when it was published ten years ago, The Five Temptations of Continue reading …

In the Name of Jesus

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Title: In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership Author: Henri J.M Nouwen Copyright Date: 1990 Book Summary: Henri Nouwen presents a powerful vision of leadership for now and for the future in this Continue reading …

Strenghtening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry

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Title: Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry Author: Ruth Haley Barton Copyright Date: 2008 Book Summary: This is a book about the soul-­‐ -­‐your soul, my soul and Continue reading …

Courageous Leadership

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Title: Courageous Leadership Author: Bill Hybels Copyright Date: 2002 Book Description: The book you hold resonates with this conviction: that leaders such as you have the potential to be the most influential forces on planet Continue reading …

Relational Leadership

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Title: Relational Leadership: A Biblical Model for Leadership Service Author: Walter C. Wright Copyright Date: 2000 Book Description: For over thirty years Walter Wright, President of Regents College, Vancouver, has been paying close attention to Continue reading …

Leadership as an Identity

Compiled by Chuck Olson

Title: Leadership As An Identity Author: Crawford Loritts Copyright Date: 2009 Book Summary: Leadership is more than the sum of someone’s personality traits, abilities, and talents. Leadership is also more than following a “How to” Continue reading …

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– Chuck Olson

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