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Redefining Leadership

Redefining Leadership Character-Driven Habits of Effective Leaders

By Joseph M. Stowell
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.4 Stars

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On 10/21 Kris Bush wrote: Many of us, have had some experience with church leadership (whether positive or negative). Some leaders are concerned with the numbers, how many people attended service, how much money was collected during service. Then there are other leaders, the ones who are concerned with the souls of the those ... Character Driven Leadership

Kris Bush's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/28 Dolphins72 wrote: The author maintains that leadership is all about character, resulting in a leader who serves out of humility rather than position. Character, not outcome, is the key. John Maxwell says leadership is a gift. When it's treated as such, it becomes a stewardship rather than a position laden with expectations ... Redefining Leadership by Joseph Stowell

Dolphins72's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/22 Steven Ibbotson wrote: When you love to read about leadership and you get a chance to read a book on that topic by Joe Stowell, its a no-brainer! Though it doesn't count among the best leadership books I've read or the best of Dr Stowell's book, it provides a solid and thought-provoking look at the Beautitudes ("Blessed are ... Good though not Amazing!

Steven's Rating:

3 Stars

On 7/18 Jeremy Riley wrote: Would you be OK if people 100 years after your death don't remember your name? For Joseph Stowell’s “Redefining Leadership,” making Jesus large is the ultimate outcome of leadership. If one does not point to Jesus through their actions and words, then their leadership is not centered in the Kingdom ... Redefining Leadership: Following Jesus Instead Of Our Ego - See more at:

Jeremy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/15 Ivan Mesa wrote: l like to keep up with books on leadership, not to find out the latest fad or fashion but simply to recalibrate and be reminded of the all-too-often leadership essentials. In every sphere of life, I want to be the best leader I can be. I want to continually grow and be challenged. At first glance, Joe ... Excellent refresher on the basics

Ivan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/10 Wayne Stiles wrote: Most leadership books focus on methods, tactics, strategic planning, and vision. This book hubs on a more essential part of leadership. The leader. Joe Stowell redefines leadership from the perspective of a shepherd rather than a CEO. From a person driven by character as opposed to a manager driven ... Redefining Leadership

Wayne's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/5 Richard Burkey wrote: "From God's perspective, great and trusted leaders are those who have chosen to lead from the heart-side out" write Joe Stowell in his new book, Redefining Leadership. The redefinition Stowell provides puts an emphasis on character more than outcome. The Outcome-Driven Leader motivates to achieve organizational ... Good Book for Reaffirming Servant Leadership

Richard Burkey's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/24 Ashlee Schmidt wrote: I have never considered myself much of a leader, especially since I married a man who is a gifted leader at the very core of his being. So when I initially picked up this book, I didn’t expect much of it to apply to me. After all, I am a leader’s wife, not a leader, right? I also was intrigued ... A Great Book for Anyone in Ministry

Ashlee's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/19 TofC wrote: Leaders. We’ve all had bad ones and good ones. But good or bad is a secondary issue. Christlike or not is the primary issue. As Stowell shows, Christlikeness has everything to do with character –so much more than just getting results or outcome driven leadership. Joe Stowell writes about leadership ... Leadership changing book

TofC's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/16 Brian Dembowczyk wrote: In Redefining Leadership, Joseph Stowell seeks to contrast outcome-driven leadership with character-driven leadership. Stowell’s contention is that most leadership books, secular and faith-based, center on outcome-driven leadership which takes the focus off of Christ-saturated, character-driven leadership. ... Strong Addition to a Leadership Library

Brian's Rating:

4 Stars