The Shaping of an Effective Leader

The Shaping of an Effective Leader

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Leadership is both an art and a science. We may be tempted to look for a sure-fire formula, but the reality is quite different: effective leaders are exceptional generalists rather than narrow specialists. The best leaders take what the best business experts have to offer, and apply that based on their own abilities, experience and judgment. And these leaders seek real-life mentors and learn from them. Gayle Beebe, who has spent over a decade as a college president, had the opportunity to study with Peter Drucker, the father of modern management and the author of The Effective Executive. Drawing on Drucker's influence as well as his own years of experiences as a pastor, administrator and president, Beebe has developed a pyramid of leadership principles. The combination of these defines a leader of influence and integrity. In these pages you'll also meet some of Beebe's other mentors: Steve Sample of USC, Harold A. qRedq Poling of Ford Motor Company, Richard Foster of RenovarAc, David McKenna of Asbury Seminary and Bob Emmons of SmartaFinal. In a day of relentless self-direction, strong leaders have a critical role. With this book you can discover what it takes to be effective in your sphere of influence.Still, he did underscore the importance of mutual understanding of othersa#39; jobs and common understanding of the essential tasks.6 One of my all-time ... I was serving on a board with Dallas Willard, a noted author and a great philosopher who teaches at USC. ... He combines a brilliant The Advantage of Team Chemistry 69.

Title:The Shaping of an Effective Leader
Author:Gayle D. Beebe
Publisher:InterVarsity Press - 2011-11-02


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