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Leadership Above the Line

3.72  ·  Rating Details ·  46 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Are you living “above the line”? Are you living and leading with integrity, excellence, and character? In Leadership above the Line, Dr. Sarah Sumner introduces a grid called The People Model. The People Model is versatile. It freely goes wherever people are. It applies to relationships anywhere—in the workplace, the home, volunteer clubs, businesses, government, nonprofi ...more
Hardcover, 195 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Tyndale House Publishers (first published June 12th 2006)
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Scott
Dec 07, 2011 Scott rated it it was amazing
Written as a story, this book explores how different personalities interact in a work environment. It provides understanding into why other people act they way they do and what happens when they drop below the line (allowing their dark side to rule). It also provides practical suggestions to help you understand how you function and how to get above the line when you are allowing your dark side to rule.
Greg Davenport
Jun 04, 2011 Greg Davenport rated it really liked it
Shelves: leadership
Great book on keeping your leadership from falling 'below the line' of the dark side of your character.
Jay Risner
May 27, 2009 Jay Risner rated it liked it
One of the better books in this genre
Andy Johnson
Nov 25, 2013 Andy Johnson rated it really liked it
Great model. One of the few that describes both the upside and the downside of three core leadership styles.
Laurajane Barber
I wasn't sure at first that it would hold my attention because I was not looking for a book with a narrative aspect. However, the narrative was key in explaining the process and I ended up really enjoying this book. It requires us to be introspective and take time to self-evaluate. I was a little surprised by my results from the quiz at the end, but upon further reflection, I can see it. I loved that tie-in to the Bible and the parallels drawn. Very powerful and unexpected. I recommend this book ...more
JJ Vancil
Feb 14, 2014 JJ Vancil rated it it was ok
Shelves: leadership, school
Good principles, but confusing. It tries to simplify problems, but does so with a complex system.
William Chamberlin
Jan 30, 2016 William Chamberlin rated it it was amazing
Shelves: self-help
Anyone who is in leadership will enjoy learning about how and why you do what you do in relational dynamics
Rick
Jul 31, 2008 Rick rated it it was ok
Shelves: business-work
Nothing special
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