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"Unleashing the Power of Rubber Bands" is an engaging and insightful look into the qualities, attributes, and practices that turn ordinary leaders into extraordinary ones. Nancy Ortberg's unique twist on vision casting; managing tensions; nurturing healthy conflict; motivating those around you; fostering creativity, passion, and trust is unlike anything you've ever read be ...more
Hardcover, 243 pages
Published July 23rd 2008 by Tyndale House Publishers
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Penny
This started out as many leadership books. There were quite a few good examples of how a good leader can make a difference.

As the book progressed there seemed to be more and more of a religious influence to the point of quoting scripture with the verse citation. More and more of the examples began to relate to the author's experience in a ministry.

If you were looking for a leadership book with a decidedly Christian influence, this would be the book for you. If you were looking for a book to hel
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Angela
I liked this book overall. Her style and honesty are refreshing. The tone is unapologetically Christian, but not condemning. There are a few gems to glean from it but large it is the rehashing of leadership stories retold. I did refer to this book as a leadership book for the ADHD because the book itself flows nicely, it seems to be jumping from topic to topic. All in all a good read and I'm glad to have it in my collection.
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As a leader, I struggled. I wasn't always ready to lead. I've gotten better, but have been looking for a book to help me as I lead in various ways. This book gave me so many lessons and ways to improve as a leader that I'm so glad I read this book.
Todd
Lots of rhetoric and general thoughts, but probably worth the read just for the rubberband illustration.
Holly
Very good book on leadership.
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