The Leadership Paradox: A Challenge to Servant Leadership in a Power Hungry World
When I pick up a book on leadership, it's because I feel like I should, not because I really want to. There's almost always something else on my to-read list that looks more inspiring. In my time as an administrator, I have disciplined myself to read something about leadership at least every month or two. Even though I find much of this kind of literature bland and repetitive, I want any resident wisdom from these books to soak into the way I lead and help me grow and develop as a leader (and, f...more
“When being is divorced from doing, pious thoughts become an adequate substitute for washing dirty feet.” quote by Brennan Manning. (p105)
“When words predominate, actions are slighted. When actions predominate, words bear witness. Your actions speak so loud, I can't hear what you're saying.” - Denny Gunderson (p108)
Gunderson, Denny. The Leadership Paradox – A Challenge to Servant Leadership in a Power Hungry World. Seattle, WA: YWAM Publishing, 1997.