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Discovering Your Leadership Style

David Olson
Discovering Your Leadership Style
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Discovering Your Leadership Style

David Olson

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God can use your unique gifts, passions and personality to become a better leader. While personality inventories can help you understand your temperament, the "leadership stool" model is designed to form fruitful Christian leadership.The model, designed by leading church planter David Olson, reveals how three factors--spirituality, chemistry and strategy--work together. The free online inventory that is a companion to this book takes just five minutes to complete, and the resulting report appears instantaneously.When you take the inventory, you will also discover your leadership style. The six styles that shape our ministry areThe Sacred LeaderThe Relational LeaderThe Inspirational LeaderThe Building LeaderThe Mission LeaderThe Imaginative LeaderThe thirty short chapters of this book are ideal for individual reflection with questions for individual discovery and bonus online activities. The book also includes all the tools you need to take your ministry team through this assessment. They will lead you deeper into this robust model for Christian leadership.

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About "Discovering Your Leadership Style"

God can use your unique gifts, passions and personality to become a better leader. While personality inventories can help you understand your temperament, the "leadership stool" model is designed to form fruitful Christian leadership.The model, designed by leading church planter David Olson, reveals how three factors--spirituality, chemistry and strategy--work together. The free online inventory that is a companion to this book takes just five minutes to complete, and the resulting report appears instantaneously.When you take the inventory, you will also discover your leadership style. The six styles that shape our ministry areThe Sacred LeaderThe Relational LeaderThe Inspirational LeaderThe Building LeaderThe Mission LeaderThe Imaginative LeaderThe thirty short chapters of this book are ideal for individual reflection with questions for individual discovery and bonus online activities. The book also includes all the tools you need to take your ministry team through this assessment. They will lead you deeper into this robust model for Christian leadership.
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Meet the Author

David Olson

David T. Olson is director of the American Church Research Project and director of church planting for the Evangelical Covenant Church. He is a graduate of Crown College and Bethel Seminary. He pastored and planted churches in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Florida. He lives in the Minneapolis area....

Table Of Contents

  • :section One: The Model
  • 1. A New Leadership Model
  • 2. Simple, Yet Deep
  • 3. What Makes Leadership Christian?
  • 4. Your Gifts, Passions And Personality
  • Online Activity: Improving Team Dynamics
  • Section Two: Leadership Strength
  • 5. Love Changes Everything
  • 6. Love God: Strengthening Your Spirituality
  • 7. Love People: Strengthening Your Chemistry
  • 8. Love The World: Strengthening Your Strategy
  • 9. Love Wisdom: Strengthening Your Leadership
  • Online Activity: Growing In Leadership Strength
  • Section Three: The Six Leadership Styles
  • 10. The Six Styles
  • 11. The Sacred Leader
  • 12. The Relational Leader
  • 13. The Inspirational Leader
  • 14. The Building Leader
  • 15. The Mission Leader
  • 16. The Imaginative Leader
  • Online Activity: Mentoring And Coaching Other Leaders
  • Section Four: Deeper Into The Six Styles
  • 17. The Six Styles And Spiritual Gifts
  • 18. The Six Styles And Personality Tests
  • 19. The Six Deep Needs Of Leaders
  • 20. The Six Intelligences Of Leaders
  • 21. The Six Styles Of Churches And Christian Organizations
  • 22. Balanced Leaders Versus Focused Leaders
  • 23. Practical Tools For Leadership Growth
  • Online Activity: Selecting Leaders
  • Section Five: Igniting Ministry Gifts In All Christians
  • 24. How God Loves Each Person Differently
  • 25. Igniting The Ministry Gifts Of All God’s People
  • Online Activity: A Passion To Serve - A Gift Assessment Tool
  • Epilogue: Leading For A Lifetime
  • Appendix: Additional Online Tools
  • Group Discussion Guide
  • Notes

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 395450
  • Product Code 9780830841134
  • ISBN 083084113X
  • EAN 9780830841134
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ivp Praxis
  • Publication Date May 2014
  • Sales Rank #59140
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.264kg

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