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Leading From the Second Chair

Leading From the Second Chair

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About Leadership Network. Foreword (Greg L. Hawkins). Preface. 1. Living In The Paradoxes. 2. Am I A Second Chair Leader? THE FIRST PARADOXSubordinate-Leader. 3. Taking It From The Top. 4. Crossing The Line. A Word To First Chairs On The Subordinate-Leader Paradox. THE SECOND PARADOXDeep-Wide. 5. A Matter Of Perspective. 6. Building The Team . . . One Relationship At A Time. 7. Putting It Into Practice. A Word To First Chairs On The Deep-Wide Paradox. THE THIRD PARADOXContentment-Dreaming. 8. Contentment In The Second Chair. 9. Dreaming In The Second Chair. 10. Leaving The Second Chair. A Word To First Chairs On The Contentment-Dreaming Paradox. Epilogue. The People Behind The Stories: Profiles Of Second Chair Leaders. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. About The Authors. Index.

- Publisher LEADING FROM THE SECOND CHAIR will raise awareness of the need for strong leaders in secondary positions. It will describe the value they can bring to their organization and to primary leaders when they are serving at their full potential. It will reshape the way they view their role, with an emphasis on their own responsibility as leaders. It recognizes the unique challenges and frustrations of serving in a subordinate position and equips these leaders with the attitudes and skills that they will need to survive and thrive in this new paradigm. ^ Because of the scarcity of resources for second chair leaders, particularly those in the church, this book will offer a practical way to improve the performance of any organization. Leading Congregational Change discussed the importance of a "vision community"--a diverse group of key members who discern and implement the vision for a congregation--to guide the transformation of a church. This work will extend the theme of an empowered lead

- Publisher Find Out How to Lead Effectively- Even When You're Not in Charge "Somebody said the hardest instrument to play is second fiddle. But since Jesus had one or two things to say about serving and submitting, this is a rich field. Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson have addressed a key need with wisdom and clarity." - John Ortberg, author, If You Want to Walk on Water, Get Out of the Boat; teaching pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church "The mission of an organization either hangs together or falls apart at the critical interface between first and second chairs. This helpful volume from seasoned practitioners identifies and addresses the character, competencies, and chemistry that make for effective second chair leadership. It's a book for you, no matter which seat you're in." - Reggie McNeal, author, The Present Future; director, Leadership Development, South Carolina Baptist Convention "The Bible is full of strategic leadership partnerships: Moses and Aaron, Mordecai and Esther, Paul and Silas, and even the Trinity. Each one demonstrates individual gifts being cojoined for maximum ministry effect. Leading from the Second Chair articulates and celebrates the necessity of God's strategic partnerships." - Mike Slaughter and Kim Miller, lead pastor and creative director, Ginghamsburg Church "If you are a second chair leader, are considering a second chair role, or work with a second chair leader, this book is a must-read! Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson have done a superb job of defining the living paradoxes a second chair leader deals with day in and day out. Don't consider a second chair role without reading this book first." - Warren Schuh, executive pastor, Calvary Community Church "Leading from the Second Chair targets the misunderstood and often unrecognized paradoxes of empowered second chair influence. Leaders in the twenty-first century church can avoid tragic pitfalls while leveraging the powerful contribution of second chair leaders by understanding and engaging the experience-forged insights in this important book." - Jared Roth, vice president, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel

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About "Leading From the Second Chair"

About Leadership Network. Foreword (Greg L. Hawkins). Preface. 1. Living In The Paradoxes. 2. Am I A Second Chair Leader? THE FIRST PARADOXSubordinate-Leader. 3. Taking It From The Top. 4. Crossing The Line. A Word To First Chairs On The Subordinate-Leader Paradox. THE SECOND PARADOXDeep-Wide. 5. A Matter Of Perspective. 6. Building The Team . . . One Relationship At A Time. 7. Putting It Into Practice. A Word To First Chairs On The Deep-Wide Paradox. THE THIRD PARADOXContentment-Dreaming. 8. Contentment In The Second Chair. 9. Dreaming In The Second Chair. 10. Leaving The Second Chair. A Word To First Chairs On The Contentment-Dreaming Paradox. Epilogue. The People Behind The Stories: Profiles Of Second Chair Leaders. Bibliography. Acknowledgments. About The Authors. Index.
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LEADING FROM THE SECOND CHAIR will raise awareness of the need for strong leaders in secondary positions. It will describe the value they can bring to their organization and to primary leaders when they are serving at their full potential. It will reshape the way they view their role, with an emphasis on their own responsibility as leaders. It recognizes the unique challenges and frustrations of serving in a subordinate position and equips these leaders with the attitudes and skills that they will need to survive and thrive in this new paradigm. ^ Because of the scarcity of resources for second chair leaders, particularly those in the church, this book will offer a practical way to improve the performance of any organization. Leading Congregational Change discussed the importance of a "vision community"--a diverse group of key members who discern and implement the vision for a congregation--to guide the transformation of a church. This work will extend the theme of an empowered lead
- Publisher

Find Out How to Lead Effectively- Even When You're Not in Charge "Somebody said the hardest instrument to play is second fiddle. But since Jesus had one or two things to say about serving and submitting, this is a rich field. Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson have addressed a key need with wisdom and clarity." - John Ortberg, author, If You Want to Walk on Water, Get Out of the Boat; teaching pastor, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church "The mission of an organization either hangs together or falls apart at the critical interface between first and second chairs. This helpful volume from seasoned practitioners identifies and addresses the character, competencies, and chemistry that make for effective second chair leadership. It's a book for you, no matter which seat you're in." - Reggie McNeal, author, The Present Future; director, Leadership Development, South Carolina Baptist Convention "The Bible is full of strategic leadership partnerships: Moses and Aaron, Mordecai and Esther, Paul and Silas, and even the Trinity. Each one demonstrates individual gifts being cojoined for maximum ministry effect. Leading from the Second Chair articulates and celebrates the necessity of God's strategic partnerships." - Mike Slaughter and Kim Miller, lead pastor and creative director, Ginghamsburg Church "If you are a second chair leader, are considering a second chair role, or work with a second chair leader, this book is a must-read! Mike Bonem and Roger Patterson have done a superb job of defining the living paradoxes a second chair leader deals with day in and day out. Don't consider a second chair role without reading this book first." - Warren Schuh, executive pastor, Calvary Community Church "Leading from the Second Chair targets the misunderstood and often unrecognized paradoxes of empowered second chair influence. Leaders in the twenty-first century church can avoid tragic pitfalls while leveraging the powerful contribution of second chair leaders by understanding and engaging the experience-forged insights in this important book." - Jared Roth, vice president, International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Roger Patterson

Roger Patterson earned his B.S. Ed. degree in biology from Montana State University. Before coming to work at Answers in Genesis, he taught for eight years in Wyoming's public school system and assisted the Wyoming Department of Education in developing assessments and standards for children in public schools. As a former evolutionist, Roger is well acquainted with the mounting pressures that educators face from pro-evolutionary co-workers, administrators, publishers and parents.<P> <P> He encourages all who read this book to pray for courage for Christian students to challenge evolutionary ide

Mike Bonem

Bonem is president and co-founder of Kingdom Transformtion Partners, a church consulting and training firm.

Table Of Contents

  • About Leadership Network.foreword (greg L. Hawkins).preface.1. Living In The Paradoxes.2. Am I A Second Chair Leader?the First Paradox Subordinate-leader.3. Taking It From The Top.4. Crossing The Line.a Word To First Chairs On The Subordinate-leader Paradox.the Second Paradox Deep-wide.5. A Matter Of Perspective.6. Building The Team ... One Relationship At A Time.7. Putting It Into Practice.a Word To First Chairs On The Deep-wide Paradox.the Third Paradox Contentment-dreaming.8. Contentment In The Second Chair.9. Dreaming In The Second Chair.10. Leaving The Second Chair.a Word To First Chairs On The Contentment-dreaming Paradox.epilogue.the People Behind The Stories: Profiles Of Second Chair Leaders.bibliography.acknowledgments.about The Authors.index.

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  • Catalogue Code 237856
  • Product Code 078797739X
  • EAN 9780787977399
  • Pages 208
  • Department Academic
  • Category Leadership
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Jossey Bass
  • Publication Date Aug 2005
  • Sales Rank #22189
  • Dimensions 236 x 160 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.390kg

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