Item description for Awaken the Leader Within: How the Wisdom of Jesus Can Unleash Your Potential by William Perkins...
Overview This practical book is designed for people who serve in a leadership capacity of any kind and desire to discover the leadership abilities God has given them.
Publishers Description Vision and motivation to become the leader God intends you to be-- whether you re leading your family, church, coworkers, or a Fortune 500 company. You re a leader In fact, every time you try to get someone to do something you want done, you re exercising leadership. This book will help you discover from Jesus how to lead more effectively as you understand the character traits and practical skills of a true leader. A discussion guide in the back of the book will help you integrate the principles into your life as you allow Jesus to help you learn how to cultivate and cast a vision, make wise decisions, build a team, harness opposing forces, facilitate innovation, and put others first."
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 18, 2002
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310242916 ISBN13 9780310242918 UPC 025986242916
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More About William Perkins
Bill Perkins's wit, insight, and penetrating stories make him a sought-after speaker for corporate and Christian groups. He has conducted business and leadership seminars across the country for companies such as Alaska Airlines and McDonald's.Bill has appeared on nationally broadcast radio and television shows, includingThe O'Reilly Factor.He addresses men's groups around the world and has conducted chapels for major league baseball teams. Bill served as a senior pastor for 24 years and is the founder and CEO of Million Mighty Men. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and Dallas Theological Seminary. Bill has authored or collaborated on20 books, includingWhen Good Men are Tempted, When Young Men are Tempted, The Journey, Six Battles Every Man Must Win, 6 Rules Every Man Must Break, When Good Men Get Angry, andThe Jesus Experiment(forthcoming in fall 2011). He and his wife, Cindy, live in West Linn, Oregon. They have three sons and two grandchildren."
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Reviews - What do customers think about Awaken The Leader Within?
Read this Book! Mar 7, 2001
I read "Awaken the Leader Within" while I was doing research for my tape series "Jesus and the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership." This is an excellent book and provided me with many wonderful insights. If you are searching for a book that is well written, fun to read, and filled with pointed and practical insights about leadership, you'll love this book. In fact, you'll probably find yourself referring others to it.
Very practical leadership help for everyone Nov 29, 2000
I have read many dozens of books on leadership, but this book provides more sound, practical advise to help everyone be a leader wherever they are.
It focuses on character as the most important characteristic of effective leaders. They are trustworthy, transparent, honest, have vision and encourage others to go with them.
Other sections include: "Humble leaders rely on God for his strength and guidance. Accomplished leaders know that commitment eventually leads to success. Prudent leaders know their weaknesses and fortify them. Inspirational leaders infect their team with a compelling vision of the future. Wise leaders consistently make good decisions. Victorious leaders know how to build a team that's greater than the sum of its parts. Creative leaders know how to facilitate innovation. Great leaders know how to give away honor. "
The references are excellent and I am meeting with a group of men weekly to study the book using the study guide that is included.
Practical, insightful and timeless leadership principles! May 24, 2000
As the general manager of a high technology company with global operations, I found Bill's insights to be very thought provoking. Bill clearly communicates with helpful and humorous illustrations essential elements of practical leadership for today. For example, Bill acknowledges we are in a world of breakneck change and shows that leaders must be change masters to help their teams thrive. This is a book any leader would find helpful whether you're in a corporate, non-profit, community, sacred or secular leadership position. I will definitely be recommending this book to my friends and colleagues.