Discovering Your Leadership Style The Power of Chemistry, Strategy and Spirituality

ISBN-10: 083084113X

ISBN-13: 9780830841134

Edition: 2014

Authors: David T. Olson

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Become a Stronger LeaderGod 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.[Design: image of leadership stool here]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-one 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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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 5/22/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

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 has pastored, planted, and supervised churches in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Florida, and California. David and his wife, Shelly, have four children and live in the Minneapolis area.

The Model
A New Leadership Model
Simple, yet Deep
What makes Leadership Christian?
Your Gifts, Passions, Personality and Habits
Online Activity: Improving Team Dynamics
Leadership Strength
Love Changes Everything
Love God: Strengthening Your Spirituality
Love People: Strengthening Your Chemistry
Love the World: Strengthening Your Strategy
Love Wisdom : Strengthening Your Leadership Wisdom
Online Activity: Growing in Leadership Strength
The Six Leadership Styles
The Six Styles
The Sacred Leader
The Relational Leader
The Inspirational Leader
The Building Leader
The Mission Leader
The Imaginative Leader
Online Activity: Mentoring and Coaching Other Leaders
Deeper into the Six Styles
The Six Styles and the Ephesians 4:11 Gifts
The Six Styles and Personality Tests
The Six Deep Needs of Leaders
The Six Intelligences of Leaders
The Six Styles of Churches and Christian Organizations
Balanced Leaders versus Focused Leaders
Practical Tools for Leadership Growth
Online Activity: Selecting Leaders
Igniting Ministry Gifts
How God Loves Each Person Differently
Igniting the Ministry Gifts of all God's People
Online Activity: "A Passion to Serve - a Gift Assessment Tool"
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