Leadership

It's Our Ship
The story of Captain Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. By governing his ship with his unique management techniques, Abrashoff turned the Benfold into a model of naval...

24.12.2014

Mind of a Manager Soul of a Leader
The best business managers and leaders often have an adversarial relationship with each other, yet they have one thing in common: the search for that elusive advantage that will propel them and their organizations to greater success. It explores the...

09.07.2015

Right Color, Wrong Culture
Right Color, Wrong Culture: A Leadership Fable, by Bryan Loritts is a bit of an unusual book. It is published by Moody, and its topic is about how to select church staff for multiethnic ministry. However, instead of presenting his material in an...

27.09.2012

Organic Leadership
Is it possible that the division between the clergy and the laity is unnecessary and, in fact, harmful to the church? In Organic Leadership, Neil Cole fervently says yes and shows how this causes great harm to all. But rather than doing...

10.11.2012

The Seven Checkpoints for Student Leaders
The Seven Checkpoints for Student Leaders is more than a book; it is a ministry plan. It goes far beyond the "how to" of youth ministry and provides youth ministers, youth works, and parents with the content that students need to equip them...

21.02.2013

They Smell Like Sheep, Volume 2
Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life." -- Proverbs 4:23"They Smell like Sheep, Volume 2: Leading with the Heart of a Shepherd" is about more than gimmicks and techniques of leadership. It speaks to the character and...

02.06.2014

Great Leader, Great Teacher
So many contemporary leadership philosophies, even within the church, are based on worldly examples of success. These methods force church leaders to become businesslike CEOs, dramatic visionaries, or savvy stategists abandoning their true calling...

10.07.2013

Executive Toughness
Take your professional game to the next level--in 100 seconds o r less!People with inborn talent may be good at what they do--but only the mentally tough reach the highest plateaus in their field. And here's the best news of all: mental...

05.07.2016

The Little Red Book of Wisdom
The Little Red Book of Wisdom offers time-tested principles for professional and personal fulfillment. In the book, Mark DeMoss gathers insights for living wisely from history, Scripture, and a lifetime of listening. The result is a handy,...

12.07.2013

Failing Forward
The major difference between achieving people and average people is their perception of and response to failure. John C. Maxwell takes a closer look at failure-and reveals that the secret of moving beyond failure is to use it as a lesson and a...

25.01.2017

Boundaries for Leaders
The coauthor of the classic bestseller Boundaries, with over 2 million copies sold, and an expert on the psychology of business and leadership performance explains the behavioral reasons why some people get great results and others don't.In...

07.10.2016

In Pursuit of Great and Godly Leadership
Is it possible for church leaders to use biblical and secular leadership concepts in a way that keeps Christ--not the marketplace--at the center of their mission? Drawing on biblical material and business wisdom, "In Pursuit of Great AND Godly...

30.01.2014

Mastering Conflict & Controversy
Ed Dobson, pastor emeritus of Calvary Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, serves as an advisory editor for Christianity Today and consulting editor for Leadership. He holds an earned doctorate from the University of Virginia, was named "Pastor of the...

09.10.2012

The Art of Pastoring Contemplative Reflections
I've read this book at least a dozen times. I have read it because it was recommended to me by someone I respect. I've used it as a part of my daily reflection. The book goes against pretty much everything I believe, everything I've...

22.03.2014

Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership
"I'm tired of helping others enjoy God." "I just want to enjoy God for myself." With this painful admission, Ruth Haley Barton invites us to an honest exploration of what happens when spiritual leaders lose track of their souls. Weaving together...

28.03.2017

The Issachar Factor
This book provides the information to help pastors learn new ministry methods, enrich their skills as preachers, teachers, and counselors, improve their abilities to manage church growth, and stay abreast of trends in ministry.

09.05.2015

Voyage of a Viking
This is a must read by anyone whether you are riding high in life or feel like life dealt you a raw deal. It will take you from laughter to tears and back again all while showing how a spirit of humbleness, serving others, and a strong faith can...

15.05.2014

Pursuing God's Will Together
2013 Logos Book of the Year in Spirituality/Devotional Meetings can sap our energy, rupture community and thoroughly demoralize us. They can go on forever with no resolution. Or they can rush along without consensus just to "get through the agenda."...

01.12.2013

The Counterinsurgency Challenge
Instruction on the best ways to command a counterinsurgency operation, presented in the form of a parable in which a fictional commander participates in virtual reality simulations of various fictional combat situations that include elements of the...

26.11.2016

Developing the Leaders Around You
Dr. John C. Maxwell is committed to more than just being a leader-he's also committed to nurturing and mentoring thousands of potential leaders around him. This passion is what caused him to found INJOY and EQUIP, and it is the driving force in...

01.10.2014

Leadership
I got this book for my MBA Leadership Class. I was shock of how easy was to read and how much I learn about Past and Present Leaders. It's an interactive book too, you will know why. First you think because the book is so simple that it was a normal...

06.05.2014

Resurrecting Excellence
Christians are of two minds about excellence. We commend excellent teaching, seek out excellent health care, and celebrate excellence in the arts. When a Christian life or congregation is described as excellent, however, we suspect that ambition or...

08.11.2016

There's No Such Thing as "Business" Ethics
There's no such thing as business ethics. How can that be? Because a single standard applies to both your business and personal life-and it's one we all know and trust: the Golden Rule. Now bestselling author John C. Maxwell shows you how this...

08.02.2014

The Right to Lead
Renowned business writer and motivational speaker John C. Maxwell shares insight on what it takes to be a leader. "The Right To Lead"is a character study of outstanding men and women throughout history, focusing on the qualities that are consistent...

05.05.2013

One Church, Four Generations
The challenge facing today's church is simultaneous and effective ministry to people of four widely divergent generations. More than at any time in history, pastors must plan programs that will appeal to a mosaic of groups and subgroups. This...

24.10.2016

Training Camp
"Training Camp" is an inspirational story filled with invaluable lessons and insights on bringing out the best in yourself and your team. The story follows Martin, an un-drafted rookie trying to make it in the NFL. He's spent his entire life proving...

02.09.2015

Choosing to Cheat
Work. Family. Church. Hobbies. Fitness. Housekeeping. Socializing. Sleep. With only 24 hours in each day, we simply can't fit everything in. And what we choose to cheat is a clear announcement of our values. When you come home an hour earlier, miss...

08.02.2017

Leadership from the Inside Out
"Leadership from the Inside Out," Kevin Cashman's breakthrough business bestseller that clearly connected personal growth to leadership effectiveness, is now completely revised and updated with: -an explosion of new validating independent...

02.02.2013

Bad Leadership
How is Saddam Hussein like Tony Blair? Or Kenneth Lay like Lou Gerstner? Answer: They are, or were, leaders. Many would argue that tyrants, corrupt CEOs, and other abusers of power and authority are not leaders at all--at least not as the word is...

09.10.2012

Replenish
I picked up this book because it was a giveaway on a blog--endorsement of one of my favorite writers/thinkers, Margeret Feinberg. I started this book from the framework that it was just a replica of Gordon MacDonald's Ordering Your Private World, or...

06.09.2015

Total Leadership
National Bestseller“Students talk about Stewart D. Friedman, a management professor at the Wharton School, with a mixture of earnest admiration, gratitude and rock star adoration.” —New York...

14.11.2016

Connecting
We are all interdependent on each other, which is why connecting with others plays such an indispensable role in healthy development. Having access to the wisdom, experience, vision, and direction of others can put you years ahead of where you’d be...

09.03.2015

Power and Influence
In today's complex work world, things no longer get done simply because someone issues an order and someone else follows it.Most of us work in socially intricate organizations where we need the help not only of subordinates but of colleagues,...

26.08.2014

Working Across Generations
The authors provide a range of ideas on how to approach generational shifts in leadership so that the contributions of long-time leaders are valued, new and younger leaders' talent is recognized, and groups are better prepared to work across...

02.07.2015

Lead Small
Update:After giving a lot of thought to the principles and practices in this book, I decided to "upgrade" the rating from a 2 to a 3 star. My critique originally was pretty harsh, and maybe I started the book with false expectations about...

21.12.2016

Leadership
Leadership and creativity are two of the most powerful forces on earth. Together they have dictated the course of history. They can be used for good or evil, creating a wide swath across the human landscape. This book is a study of these two forces...

27.04.2016

TouchPoints
A fresh, effective, and enduring way to lead--starting with your next interactionMost leaders feel the inevitable interruptions in their jam-packed days are troublesome. But in "TouchPoints," Conant and Norgaard argue that these--and every point of...

03.03.2017

The Cornerstone Concept
The Cornerstone Concept addresses many issues crucial to leadership in today s organizations and indeed, in all of society. Some of these are: What is high level leadership? Why is it important? What is the scale of differentiation...

11.06.2013

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Leadership
You're no idiot, of course. You handle your work assignments, monitor the progress of your workgroup, and meet your goals. But when it comes to inspiring others and creating change in your organization, you're confused about what to do next. ...

02.08.2013

Leadership Promises for Every Day
Applauded as one of the world's most popular leadership experts, John C. Maxwell distills many of his winning concepts and scriptural meditations into a daily devotional, following the phenomenally popular format of Grace for the Moment and Hope for...

07.04.2018

Coaching with the Brain in Mind
Coaching Brain in MindFoundations for PracticeDavid Rock and Linda J. Page, PhDDiscover the science behind brain-based coachingBy understanding how the brain works, coaching professionals can better tailor their...

18.12.2014

The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player
Leadership expert John C. Maxwell follows his best-selling "The Indisputable Laws of Teamwork" with this powerfully succinct companion book, "The 17 Essential Qualities of a Team Player. "He presents a clear analysis of the personal characteristics...

04.01.2016

The Arts of Leadership
Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best understand leadership? Are leaders born or made? Do...

06.10.2013

Mission Drift
Is your organization in danger of Mission Drift? Without careful attention, faith-based organizations drift from their founding mission. It's that simple. It will happen. Slowly, silently, and with little fanfare, organizations routinely...

24.07.2016

Team Leadership In Christian Ministry
Team leadership is the exercise of one's spiritual gifts under the call of God to serve a certain group of people in achieving the goals God has given them toward the end of glorifying Christ. How is your church or organization governed? Does it...

21.04.2015

Spiritual Leadership
Next to their Experiencing God classic, Spiritual Leadership is one of Henry and Richard Blackaby's most highly regarded and best-selling books to date, encouraging business and church leaders alike to follow God's biblical design for success. In...

28.10.2017

Leading Change Without Losing It
Leaders try to bring about change. And change almost always elicits opposition. So how do leaders navigate change, and the opposition to it, without giving up their dream for what could and should be? Carey Nieuwhof, pastor of Connexus Church near...

23.11.2012

Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)
"The Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)" is the best-selling and most trusted leadership tool of its generation. Developed by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, the third edition of this celebrated instrument package approaches leadership as a...

23.10.2017

True North
"True North" shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today's top leaders--with some surprising results. In this...

13.12.2017

The Monkey and the Fish
Our world is marked by unprecedented degrees of multiculturalism, ethnic diversity, social shifts, international collaboration, and technology-driven changes. The changes are profound, especially when you consider the unchecked decline in the...

06.03.2015

The Big Idea
Community Christian Church embraced the Big Idea and everything changed. They decided to avoid the common mistake of bombarding people with so many little ideas that they suffered overload. They also recognized that leaders often don t insist that...

01.04.2016

The Issachar Factor
Secure your ministry with insight into the changes in modern society and practical ideas to make your ministry more effective.

10.12.2015

The Leadership Engine
In this Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek bestseller, Michigan Business School guru and worldwide consultant Noel Tichy brings his special brand of organisational transformation to a practical level that guarantees a leader at every level of an...

17.09.2015

Boards That Make a Difference
"This book should be in the library of everyone who serves--or aspires to serve--on the governing board of any organization, large or small, nonprofit or corporate. Better than any other available resource, it tells what the roles of board...

08.05.2018

The Servant
In this absorbing tale, you watch the timeless principles of servant leadership unfold through the story of John Daly, a businessman whose outwardly successful life is spiraling out of control. He is failing miserably in each of his leadership roles...

24.05.2017

The Leadership Moment
Are you ready for the leadership moment?Merck's Roy Vagelos commits millions of dollars to develop a drug needed only by people who can't afford it · Eugene Kranz struggles to bring the Apollo 13 astronauts home after an explosion rips...

24.11.2017

Maximize
"Maximize" is the ultimate how-to book for pastors and church leaders who long for their churches to be fully resourced to carry out ministry initiatives without financial strain. Pastor Nelson Searcy provides an innovative, step-by-step plan for...

13.07.2015

Competing Values Leadership
"Creating value in a firm is an enormously complex endeavor. Yet, despite its complexity, value creation is the objective of every enterprise, every worker, and every leader. The Competing Values Framework can help leaders understand more deeply and...

23.01.2015

Leading Without Power
Simple yet profound, Max De Pree's observations are often quoted by America's top CEOs, educators, and opinion makers. The best-selling author of "Leadership Is an Art" and "Leadership Jazz," he has done no less than revolutionize leadership...

05.05.2016

Becoming a Leader
Within each of us lies the potential to be an effective leader. This book uncovers the secrets of dynamic leadership that will turn your leadership potential into a potent reality. To become a front-runner you must successfully overcome the...

05.05.2018

Jeffrey Gitomer's Little Book of Leadership
A new and impactful book on leadership from the perspective of leadersWhat makes a leader relevant? It's not their place of employment, job title, experience, or status in life?it's their resilience. The true measure of any leader is his or her...

24.11.2014

Winners and How They Succeed
Winners by Alistair Campbell leapt off the shelf at a time when I was looking for some inspiration, how to get back on track and how to motivate my waning enthusiasm for my work. I could identify with his main points...objective, strategy and...

09.11.2017

Sticky Teams
Serving as a church leader can be a tough assignment. Whatever your role, odds are you've known your share of the frustration, conflict, and disillusionment that comes with silly turf battles, conflicting vision, and marathon meetings. No doubt,...

06.11.2014

Small Unit Leadership
This book goes between lessons for leaders, and stories of war where these lessons came into play. The stories are exciting and very well told, then there are dull periods in between. This book is very geared to actual army...

03.10.2013

The Leadership Code
What makes a great leader?It's a question that has been tackled by thousands. In fact, there are literally tens of thousands of leadership studies, theories, frameworks, models, and recommended best practices. But where are the clear, simple...

29.07.2016

Leading Leaders
"Whether you were born a leader or have had leadership thrust upon you, you're in for a whole new set of challenges when managing other leaders. Think of the qualities that have brought you to a leadership role: your vision, confidence, and...

20.01.2017

Making Vision Stick
A vision. You as a leader may have it, but has your organization caught it? If a leader's vision is all about what could be and what should be, why are you buried under what is? Noted author and pastor Andy Stanley points out that if followers don't...

01.10.2012

Leading Leaders
The key to effective leadership in the vast majority of today's churches lies as much with their governing boards as it does with their pastor. But many churches are lead by those who volunteer to chair committees because there is a need, yet they...

01.07.2016

Der Weg Zu Den Besten
The ChallengeBuilt to Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the verybeginning.But...

26.08.2013

Leading with a Limp
Put your flawed foot forward.Pick up most leadership books and you�ll find strategies for leveraging your power and minimizing your areas of weakness. But think about the leaders whose names have gone...

11.04.2016

Leadership Axioms
The best leaders not only lead well but also reflect on their leadership long enough and thoughtfully enough to articulate the philosophies that cause them to do so. Whether serving in the marketplace or in ministry, as executives or rank-and-file...

17.03.2016

Effective Leadership (New Revised Edition)
Leaders play an essential role in every aspect of our modern lives and good leadership is an art that is highly prized. Effective leaders not only control, appraise and analyse, they also encourage, improve and inspire.In "Effective...

26.03.2013

25 Ways to Win with People
You've read John Maxwell's best-selling Winning with People, and now you're ready for some specific action steps to build on the knowledge you gained. 25 Ways to Win With People has just what you need! This complementary companion to the full-sized...

11.02.2015

The Mentor Leader
"Your only job is to help your players be better." That single idea had a huge impact on Tony Dungy when he heard it from one of his earliest mentors, and it led him to develop the successful leadership style so admired by players and coaches...

10.10.2016

Dealing with Difficult Teachers
This book shows you how to handle staff members who:• gossip in the teacher's lounge.• consistently say "it won't work" when any new idea is suggested.• send an excessive number of student to your office for disciplinary reasons.•...

10.09.2016

The Mentee's Guide
This volume offers a companion guide to the best-selling book "The Mentor's Guide." This practical book offers ideas and suggestions for making the most of a mentoring opportunity for the person being mentored. It shows how to prepare for, sustain,...

12.06.2018

The Secret
I borrowed the following comments from an Amazon review:This is the story of Debbie, a struggling and a failing leader, who learns the lessons of management from her Boss. Miserable with her poor performance, the character of Ken's Book, joins...

30.01.2014

Visioneering
Lift Your Vision High Vision is a preferred future. A destination. Vision always stands in contrast to the world as it is. Visioneering, according to bestselling author Andy Stanley, is “a clear mental picture of what could...

02.12.2014

Grounded
A provocative, personal approach to leadership based on in-depth research with hundreds of executives around the worldConfronted by disruptive change and economic turbulence, many of today's leaders find themselves ill-equipped to manage the hazards...

29.11.2013

Positive Words, Powerful Results
Although we live in an ocean of words, we rarely acknowledge their power to uplift or put down, to inspire or discourage, to help or hurt. But in this jewel of a book, Hal Urban -- parent, award-winning teacher, and author of the classic Life's...

10.06.2015

Off-Road Disciplines
In "Off-Road Disciplines, " Earl Creps reveals that the on-road practices of prayer and Bible reading should be bolstered by the other kinds of encounters with God that occur unexpectedly--complete with the bumps and bruises that happen when you go...

14.06.2017

High-Impact Leadership
In this new audio program, audience favorite Mark Sanborn gives you a complete strategy for managing like a leader. 4 cassettes.

01.05.2014

Knowledge for Action
The landmark book Action Science introduced a revolutionary theory of Organizational inquiry that demonstrated ways to solve problems, enhance human development and learning, and promote individual, organizational, and social change. Now, Chris...

04.04.2016

Calling & Character
In Calling & Character, Willimon lays out a clear and compelling picture of the pastoral life, one that will inform both those embarking on ordained ministry and those who have been in it for many years. He lays out specific habits such as...

12.03.2014

Change-Friendly Leadership
Most attempts to change fall flat. Around the world, countless change efforts are underway in all kinds of organizations, spearheaded by leaders with good intentions. Despite the good intentions, the majority of these programs will not succeed....

26.08.2013

Faith Powered Profession
CAN A PROFESSIONAL CHRISTIAN WOMEN COMBINE A VIBRANT FAITH WITH A PRODUCTIVE CAREER?In Faith Powered Profession, Elizabeth Knox charts a path towards a more integrated life. This insightful book provides a toolkit that empowers women to walk...

27.06.2014

Squirrel Inc.
Take a satirical scamper through organizational life in the midst of changing times, brought to you by master storyteller and former World Bank executive Steve Denning. With wisdom and a healthy dose of wit, Denning introduces a cast of furry...

18.07.2015

Leaders Make the Future
Leaders Make the Future provides the insights of Bob Johansen, Fellow and former President of Institute for the Future on how leaders can cope with changes coming over the next ten years. He indicates that the world in which leaders must operate...

29.01.2014

Brilliant Mistakes
Named #1 Best Business Book of 2011, by Patriot-News–PennLive.comIf you have ever flown in an airplane, used electricity from a nuclear power plant, or taken an antibiotic, you have benefited from a...

30.01.2014

Success 101
The Bottom Line on SuccessMost of us are eager to achieve success in life. But are we really sure what actions yield true, lasting success? Do you KNOW that you're taking steps in the right direction?Success is different for every...

27.05.2013

Leadership
I knew Rick Hillier as a young Major in the RCD in W. Germany. This book is more interesting (supporting) stories on the principles of leadership. Some parts are not that well written and have small errors (editor faults). I actually took exception...

05.07.2016

The CEO and the Monk
In a business era in which executives are taken away in handcuffs and corporate malfeasance and scandal dominates the business headlines, there is tremendous value in the stories of ethical companies and spiritual business leaders. The CEO and...

18.08.2016

On Being a Pastor
Now in paperback, On Being a Pastor is an essential tool to help pastors fulfill their calling. A pastor's responsibilities are unique, demanding that he nurture his own spiritual life as well as that of the people in his care. Derek Prime...

17.12.2014

The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork
Building and maintaining a successful team is no simple task. Even people who have taken their teams to the highest level in their field have difficulty recreating what accounted for their successes. Is it a strong work ethic? Is it "chemistry"?...

18.10.2016

Authentic Leadership
In the wake of continuing corporate scandals there have been few, if any, CEOs that have stepped forward as models of "doing things right"--except the former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, Bill George. George has become the unofficial spokesperson...

16.05.2016

A Pauline Theology of Church Leadership
Scholarly studies consider Paul's views on leadership tend to fall into one of three camps: 1) the historical development view, which in large measure identifies developments in church practice with developments in Pauline and deutero-Pauline...

19.05.2016

Greater Than Yourself
Too many people assume the timeless principles of true leadership—of helping others achieve their full potential—don’t apply Monday through Friday during work hours or in any circumstance where a paycheck is involved. In GREATER THAN...

07.05.2016

Managers as Mentors
Leaders Creating LeadersThis latest edition of the classic Managers as Mentors is a rapid-fire read that guides leaders in helping associates grow in today’s tumultuous organizations. Thoroughly revised throughout with...

30.03.2014

Lead Like Jesus
The business spotlight hit Ken Blanchard in the 1980s with the phenomenal success of The One-Minute Manager, co-authored with Spencer Johnson. While his reputation among secular professionals worldwide continues to grow, his heart is increasingly...

02.01.2018