Item description for Strength In The Struggle by Vashti Murphy McKenzie...
Overview Using vignettes and leadersip profiles, McKenzie gives groups and individuals the means to develop their own leadership style, showing them how to tap the leader within and learn how to communicate better in leadership.
Publishers Description Strength in the Struggle is written for women seeking new direction for their personal and professional growth. It includes a wealth of information including chapters such as " A Foundation on Leadership," " Defining Moments," " Surviving the Jungle" and " Living beyond Stereotypes." Vashti McKenzie also includes a unique leadership lesson based on the character of Dorothy from the classic L. Frank Baum book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
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Studio: The Pilgrim Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.86" Width: 5.25" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2001
Publisher Pilgrim Press
ISBN 0829812121 ISBN13 9780829812121
Availability 51 units. Availability accurate as of May 29, 2017 09:36.
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More About Vashti Murphy McKenzie
Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie is the first female bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Her most recent pulpit was at Payne Memorial AME Church in Baltimore. She is also the national chaplain for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. She is the author of Not Without a Struggle and Strength for the Struggle: Leadership Development for Women. She is married to former NBA forward Stan McKenzie; they have three children.
Vashti Murphy McKenzie currently resides in Baltimore, in the state of Maryland. Vashti Murphy McKenzie was born in 1947.
Reviews - What do customers think about Strength In The Struggle?
Lessons in Change Nov 10, 2006
Bishop Vashti McKenzie is a wonder. Having read "Journey to the Well" and finding it so pivotal to my own life, I wanted to read more from her.
"Strength in the Struggle: Leadership Development for Women" is about so much more than leadership. It is about personal growth and change for women. From lessons on "Participate In Your Own Rescue" to "Do You Know Who You Are?" Bishop McKenzie imparts to you a spirt of a woman warrior ready to do battle. Not only to do battle, but to win against the very things that have held you back from reaching your God given destiny. In clear, concise language you will learn lessons in maturity and leadership from the Wizard of Oz's Dorothy. From the Queen of Sheba, you will learn strategic thinking and relationship building. These lessons will leave you empowered, energized and enthused about the gift of your life. As with "Journey to the Well" I shared this book with all my women friends. This book should be required reading for all women of African descent in this country by the age of 16. It would make a difference in how we think about ourselves, the world and our place in it.
Strength FOR The Struggle Dec 26, 2002
Buy this book for Chapter Three alone, but be sure to read the other words of wisdom. Yes, as the previous reviewer said, it is chocked full of Biblical references but it is not just written for religious leaders. It can be applied to all aspects of leadership and inspires-in the words of the author-"leaders who happen to be women" to stand strong against the stigma of "stepping out of place" into positions of power and authority. And while the focus is on women's leadership, the fellas can get a few shots of leadership adrenaline from this work also. I have had the honor and pleasure of hearing Bishop Mackenzie speak. Her writing is as powerful as her oratory skills. She has written the spiritual pep talk we all need. She could have easily called the book Strength FOR The Struggle.