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  • Henri J. M. Nouwen: In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership

    Henri J. M. Nouwen: In the Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership "I was suddenly faced with my naked self, open for affirmations and rejections, hugs and punches, smiles and tears, all dependent simply on how I was perceived at the moment. In a way, it seemed as though I was starting my life all over again. This experience... forced me to rediscover my true identity. reclaim that unadorned self in which I am completely vulnerable, open to receive and give love regardless of any accomplishments." Here is a lesson in Christian leadership the reader will never forget.

  • Ronald A. Heifetz: Leadership Without Easy Answers

    Ronald A. Heifetz: Leadership Without Easy Answers We are indeed facing an unprecedented crisis of leadership, Ron Heifetz avows, but it stems as much from our demands and expectations as from any leader's inability to meet them. His strategy of leadership applies not only to people at the top but also to those who must lead without authority. Sketched with precision, touched by empathy, and unfailingly interesting, this cast of characters brings Heifetz's theory to life, demonstrating what a practitioner can do - or avoid doing - to assume leadership in an age without easy answers.

  • Jesse Torrey: The moral instructor, and guide to virtue: Being a compendium of moral philosophy, in eight parts ... : designed for a national manual of moral science, ... of education, and private families The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral Philosophy, in Eight Parts ... : Designed for a National Manual of Moral Science, in American Seminaries of Education, and Private Families By Jesse Torrey Edition: 4 Published by Kimber and Sharpless, 1824 Original from Princeton University Digitized Mar 18, 2008 300 pages "I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves ; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education." --Thomas Jefferson "Without knowledge, the blessings of liberty cannot be fully enjoyed, or long preserved." --James Madison


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