Axiom

ISBN-10: 031027236X
ISBN-13: 9780310272366
Edition: 2008
Authors: Bill Hybels
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Description: In Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs, author Bill Hybels divulges the God-given convictions that have dictated his leadership strategy for more than three decades as senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church. Oriented toward four key  More...

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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 7/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

In Axiom: Powerful Leadership Proverbs, author Bill Hybels divulges the God-given convictions that have dictated his leadership strategy for more than three decades as senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church. Oriented toward four key leadership categories-vision and strategy, teamwork and communication, activity and assessment, and personal integrity-Axiom brokers accessible wisdom from one leader's journey, as well as emboldens you to nail down the reasons why you lead like you lead. Book jacket.

Bill Hybels is the senior pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in the Chicago suburb of South Barrington, Ill. Hybels founded the church after surveying the community and designing Sunday morning services for non-believers, with services for believers held on another day. His book, Rediscovering Church: The Story and Vision of Willow Creek, written with his wife Lynne, outlines the successful formula he used. His other books include Honest to God: Becoming an Authentic Christian; The God You're Looking For; Too Busy Not to Pray: Slowing Down to be With God; and Making Life Work.

Foreword
Introduction
Vision and Strategy
Language Matters
Make the Big Ask
You're Always in a Season
Explosive Growth Equals Dramatic Meltdowns
Vision: Paint the Picture Passionately
Bold Move
An Owner or a Hireling
Hire Tens
The Fair Exchange Value
The Value of a Good Idea
Build a Boiler Fund
Take a Flyer
Vision Leaks
Values Need Heat
The Dangers of Incrementalism
Six-by-Six Execution
Only God
Plus-Side/Minus-Side
Institutionalize Key Values
This Is Church
Teamwork and Communication
The Three Cs
Never Say Someone's No for Them
First Tested
DNA Carriers
No Eleventh-Hour Surprises, Please
How Are You Doing ... Really?
Get the Right People around the Table
Know Who's Driving
Speed of the Leader, Speed of the Team
Pay Attention to Greetings and Goodbyes
Deliver the Bad News First
The Tunnel of Chaos
Just Say It!
Disagree without Drawing Blood
Umbrella of Mercy
Help Me Understand
Leaders Call Fouls
Real-Time Coaching
Just to Be Clear
Give Me an A, B, or C
Keep Short Accounts
We Got to Do This Together!
Activity and Assessment
A Blue-Sky Day
The Bias toward Action
Performance Buys Freedom
Sweat the Small Stuff
Doable Hard versus Destructive Hard
Develop a Mole System
Is It Sustainable?
Don't Screw Up
SOSs
Facts Are Your Friends
Find the Critic's Kernel of Truth
Every Soldier Deserves Competent Command
Brain Breaks
Speed versus Soul
Did We Do Any Learning?
Create Your Own Finish Lines
Let's Debrief
Pay Now, Play Later
Are We Still Having Fun?
Never Beat the Sheep
Personal Integrity
Obi-Wan Kenobi Isn't for Hire
What Life Are You Waiting For?
Lead with All Diligence
To the Core of My Being
Always Take the High Road
Read All You Can
Lead Something
Arrive Early or Not at All
I'd Never Do This for Money
We Need Us All
Excellence Honors God and Inspires People
Admit Mistakes, and Your Stock Goes Up
Fight for Your Family
Finish Well
Acknowledgments
Notes

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