My current leadership journey has found its course in the book “Leading with Soul.” At first, I thought, what does this book have to do with leadership? It felt more like a fictional novel than any type of academic exercise. Fortunately, as I pressed on reading, its importance to a leader became known to me. Bolman and Terrance Deal, (2001), wrote that terms like heart and spirit seem exotic (p. 9). I understand their take but to me the terms heart and spirit are why I exist.
Leadership of FBATR In every organization, in every community, and in every society leadership is needed to set a course. Leadership transcends sectors. Interestingly, Webster defines a leader is a primary or terminal shoot of a plant. The plant perishes without its terminal shoot - leader. In like manner, an organization without a leader or a leader trapped by rules will die. The great managers described by FBATR despite the rules know how to work within their respective fra
Ethics: Addressing Issues and Challenges The ethics of an evaluation rest solely on the values and personal convictions of the researcher. Newman and Brown (1996) define ethics as the science of rules and standards of conduct and practice (Russ-Eft & Preskill, 2001). Unfortunately, on a daily basis or so it seems are articles, blogs, and twitters of unethical conduct by those in leadership positions. Does Congressman Weiner ring a bell? It clearly seems that business lead
Another unintended result of a mercenary brought into play is the loss of the cutting edge of ministry. The mercenary skilled and articulate causes the regular army to relax from their personal responsibility. The Church initially receives a return form the mercenary’s abilities; however trouble lurks. The danger is best seen when under attack. Mercenaries are quite anxious to be soldiers so long as war is avoided, but let war come and they will either desert or flee (p. 52)