Making Room for Leadership Power, Space and Influence

ISBN-10: 0830834486

ISBN-13: 9780830834488

Edition: 2008

Authors: MaryKate Morse, Leonard Sweet

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MaryKate Morse looks at how leaders can exhibit presence, openness and power through the way they take up physical space in group situations. Through greater awareness of their use of personal space, leaders can effectively invite others in.
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List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 11/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 215
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Gordon T. Smith is president and professor of systematic and spiritual theology at Ambrose University College and Seminary in Calgary, Alberta. He is the author of many books, including Courage and Calling: Maximizing Your God-Given Potential and The Voice of Jesus: Discernment, Prayer and the Witness of the Spirit.MaryKate Morse is professor of leadership and spiritual formation at George Fox Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of Making Room for Leadership. She holds an M.A. in biblical studies and an M.Div. from Western Evangelical Seminary (now George Fox Evangelical Seminary), and her doctorate in leadership from Gonzaga University.In addition to teaching she also serves as a consultant to churches and organizations in transition or with leadership challenges. She has planted two churches with leadership teams in Portland, Oregon. Along with being a Quaker minister and a trained spiritual director, she also does conference and retreat ministries and mentors leaders.

Introduction: A Leadership Journey
Bodied Influence: Leadership and the Body
Holding the Dynamite: The Ethics of Power
Simon and the Sinner Woman: Jesus' Use of Power
The Epicenter: How Leaders Take Up Space
The "It" Factor: Power in Presence
The Law of the Jungle: Visual Marks of Presence
Second Impressions: Visceral Marks of Presence
Bean-Counting Social Space: The Economics of Power
Space-Taking and Space-Hiding: Using Power Well
Open Space: Managing Our Own Souls
Getting in the Sandbox: Practical Strategies
The Guardians: Overseeing a Leader's Use of Power
Conclusion: One Leader Makes Room
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