Leading with a Limp
Put your flawed foot forward.Pick up most leadership books and youll find strategies for leveraging your power and minimizing your areas of weakness. But think about the leaders whose names have gone down in history. Most of them were so messed up that, if they were looking for work today, no executive placement service would give them the time of day. Gods criteria for choosing leaders runs counter to the conventional wisdom. Our culture equates strength with effectiveness, but God favors leaders who know the value of brokenness. In Leading With a Limp, youll discover what makes flawed leaders so successful. Theyre not preoccupied with protecting their image, they are undaunted by chaos and complexity, they are ready to risk failure in moving an organization from what is to what should be. God chooses leaders who arent deceived by the myths of power and control, but who realize that Gods power is found in brokenness. If you are a leaderor if you have been making excuses to avoid leadingfind out how you can take full advantage of your weakness. A limping leader is the person God uses to accomplish amazing things. To go deeper, check out the Leading With a Limp Workbook.From the Hardcover edition.
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