The way of the Shepherd
One leadership book which has had a profound influence on me was 'The Way of the Shepherd' by Kevin Leman. It describes how to be a leader by drawing parallels to keeping a flock of sheep. I know, it doesn't sound like there are parallels to make... but read on. Here are the principles from the book and the studied lives of shepherds. I think what really gets to me is that Shepherd Leadership promotes the notion that leaders are actually servants to their constituents. Now that's counter-intuitive....
21/8/2008 12:45:48 am
I have to agree - when I learned that my role as a leader was to provide: vision, values and alignment. Then to work out what I can do to take my people's stopping points away. <a href=“http://www.redballoondays.com.au/howitworks/life-at-redballoon.cfm”>Then their amazing commitment to what we are doing is unparalleled. Look at these pictures of the team</a>
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