The editor of this book is Larry C. The foundation for this book is grounded in the person of Robert K. Greenleaf who is the father of Servant Leadership Theory. After retirement, he began a second career teaching and consulting at institutions ranging from Harvard Business School to the Ford Foundation to scores of churches and not-for-profit institutions.
Leaders are the ones who are willing to give up something of their own for us.
Their time, their energy, their money, maybe even the food off their plate. When it matters, leaders choose to eat last. He writes at length about powerful and historical forces that have not only shaped our culture as a whole, but that also reign influence on our actions and interactions as individuals.
Forces like needing to feel safe, wanting to belong, survival instincts, cataclysmic events, addiction, generational divides, and our own physiologies have tremendous impact on our professional work ethic, too.
Multiple points of view Sinek discusses issues from all points of view — the employees, the managers and society at large. He acknowledges both the realistic and the idealistic sides of business conditions as they relate to leadership. But the reality of running a business, big or small, private or public, makes it nearly impossible…the pressures are intense.
Inspiring your team Each story and study provides a solid take-away for managers, to help you take better care of your employees and stay focused on the well-being of your organization.
In the foreword, retired Marine Lt. Flynn makes an important distinction that sets the tone for the book. Short-term gains are viewed as the mark of success and long-term organizational growth and viability are simply the bill payers.
Leaders Eat Last is an effort to change this paradigm.Samuel R. Chand, Bigger, Faster Leadership: Lessons from the Building of the Panama Canal. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, pages.
Samuel Chand is a prolific writer on leadership, yet I had somehow failed to read any of his books until now.
Book Review Leadership By Rudolph W. Giuliani The influence of 9/11 on this book. Former New York mayor Rudolph W.
Giuliani give in his book, appropriately called “Leadership”, his personal view on the important factors that should encompass leadership. The Book on Leadership approaches Christian leadership declaring that character is of primary importance for this endeavor.
Writing to counter leadership models based in corporate ideology, MacArthur argues that “there are better models for Christian leaders to follow than Ben and Jerry. Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership May 12 Steve Nguyen, Ph.D. NOTE: For this book review, I intentionally and excessively quoted the author throughout the post.
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Summaries & book reviews of the year's top business books - in text and audio formats.