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Leadership Lessons

Leadership Lessons Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul

By Ralph K Hawkins and Richard Leslie Parrott
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.31 Stars

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On 11/21 Richard Burkey wrote: I’m a fan of best practices that’s why I was a bit reluctant at first to read Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul by Ralph K. Hawkins and Richard Leslie Parrott. Since I am teaching through 1 Samuel I thought this book might provide some interesting insights into Saul’s failure ... Learn Best Practices from Saul's Worst Ones

Richard Burkey's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/31 Derek Allen wrote: We have all made mistakes in life and we have all seen others make mistakes. Mistakes can be harmful especially as the magnitude of those mistakes increase. The goal of leadership and success is simple, limit the mistakes. Hawkins and Parrott have put together a resource in Leadership Lessons: Avoiding ... Leadership Lessons (Book Review)

Derek Allen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/23 Joshua Rhone wrote: Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul, by coauthors Dr. Richard Hawkins (a biblical scholar) and Dr. Richard Leslie Parrott (a professor of education), explores the foibles, faults and failures of King Saul. Following in the footsteps of Sydney Finkelstein, who successfully launched ... Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul (A Review)

Joshua's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/22 cmullisjr wrote: I've always liked character studies from characters in the Bible and King Saul was certainly one who had much to write about. When I was offered the opportunity to review "Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul", I jumped at the chance. The book is co-authored by Dr. Ralph Hawkins and ... Leadership Lessons

cmullisjr's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/20 Todd McKeever wrote: Ralph Hawkins and Richard Parrott shine some light on the life of Saul, Israel’s first king and expose the tragic leadership failures of the man whom God chose to be the earthly leader of His people. In Leadership Lessons: Dr. Ralph Hawkins and Dr. Richard Parrott offer a practical leadership guide ... Leadership Lessons Book review

Todd's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/12 jemEDM wrote: Whenever you think of the Biblical King Saul, it is often a fleeting thought.  Most people view him as simply the prefix to the Davidic monarchy.  Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul by Ralph Hawkins and Richard Parrott offers a different view.  They perform an extensive ... A New Look at King Saul

jemEDM's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/11 Sheri Newton wrote: Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul by Ralph K. Hawkins and Richard Leslie Parrott is a valuable tool for any Christian that is in a leadership role. You not only learn what is good to do as a leader, but also what is not good to do, which is just as valuable to learn as the authors ... Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul by Ralph K. Hawkins and Richard Leslie Parrott

Sheri's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/7 Kevin Shorter wrote: The problem I have with the book is the business lessons feel forced with the trait they are describing about Saul. It is like they had some leadership lessons they wanted to share that they tried to force into the life of Saul. For instance the chapter regarding Paul failing to promote change became ... Not What I Expected

Kevin's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/7 Holly Frady wrote: With two writers analyzing and writing about what there is to learn from King Saul's troubled rule, you get a book full of information. At times what is information that seems to be repeated a few times, but it is a learning experience. You also might find yourself smacking your head a few times in shock ... Book Review: Ralph K. Hawkins and Richard Leslie Parrott's Leadership Lessons

Holly Frady's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/30 Ginger Holloway wrote: Leadership Lessons: Avoiding the Pitfalls of King Saul by Ralph K. Hawkins and Richard Leslie Parrott is a book that discusses the principles for leadership and personal success. The authors point out that leadership is not just about being a good or kind person; it is not about wanting to do the right ... Leadership Lessons

Ginger's Rating:

4 Stars