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The conviction to lead : 25 principles for leadership that matters

Summary: "The president of an influential seminary and media personality reveals the characteristics of a true leader"--Provided by publisher.

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  • OCLC: ocn855534437
  • ISBN: 0764211250
  • ISBN: 9780764211256
  • ISBN: 0764210041
  • ISBN: 1441264469
  • ISBN: 9780764210044
  • ISBN: 9781441264466
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (220 pages)
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House, ©2012.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220) and index.
Contents: The conviction to lead: true leadership starts with a purpose, not a plan -- Leading is believing: the leader is driven by beliefs that lead to action -- Convictional intelligence: the leader develops the capacity to think in convictional terms and leads followers to do the same -- Leadership is narrative: the leader draws followers into a story that frames all of life -- Leaders understand worldviews: the leader shapes the worldview of followers -- The passion to lead: passionate leaders driven by passionate beliefs draw passionate followers -- Leaders are thinkers: leadership begins when you learn to think like a leader, and leadership is not achieved until followers learn to think as well -- Leaders are teachers: the effective leader is the master teacher within a learning organization -- Leadership is all about character: leaders are trusted when their lives are in alignment with their convictions -- Leadership and credibility: leadership happens when character and competence are combined -- Leaders are communicators: the leader's most essential skill is the ability to communicate ... over and over again -- Leaders are readers: when you find a leader, you find a reader, and for good reason -- The leader and power: the faithful leader knows that power is never and end in itself -- Leaders are managers: not all managers are leaders, but all leaders are managers -- Leaders are speakers: leaders give voice to conviction and mobilize hearts and minds with a message -- Leadership as stewardship: leaders never lead for themselves; they are stewards in service of another -- The leader as decision maker: organizations expect many things from leaders, most of all the trusted ability to decide -- The moral virtues of leadership: leadership and morality are inseparable -- The leader and the media: the medium is not the message, you are: and the leader must know how to deliver that message -- The leader as writer: the written word remains one of the most powerful ways to lead, so leaders write -- The digital leader: leaders understand that the digital world is a real world: a world in which they are called to lead -- The leader and time: leaders know that time is the great equalizer of humanity -- Leadership that endures: the leader's goal is not only to last but to endure -- The leader and death: mortality frames the horizon of leadership -- The leader's legacy: in the end, the leader's goal is to leave a lasting imprint.
Subject: Leadership
Christian leadership

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