5 Leadership Essentials for Women: Developing Your Ability to Make Things Happen [NOOK Book]

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5 Leadership Essentials will guide Christian laywomen to develop fundamental skills in moving projects forward, leading other women and changing the world for Christ. The five key leadership areas addressed are group building, communication skills, relationship skills, conflict management and time management. Written by women who are experienced leaders, 5 Leadership Essentials also includes discussion questions and learning exercises at the end of each chapter.
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5 Leadership Essentials for Women: Developing Your Ability to Make Things Happen

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Overview

5 Leadership Essentials will guide Christian laywomen to develop fundamental skills in moving projects forward, leading other women and changing the world for Christ. The five key leadership areas addressed are group building, communication skills, relationship skills, conflict management and time management. Written by women who are experienced leaders, 5 Leadership Essentials also includes discussion questions and learning exercises at the end of each chapter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596697003
  • Publisher: New Hope Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 471,551
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Linda M. Clark has been involved in directing activities related to women's ministries and Woman's Missionary Union® for more than a decade.

A native of Arizona, Linda is an accomplished writer who has contributed to numerous magazines. She earned both her master’s degree and doctorate in women’s studies from Trinity Theological Seminary in Indiana.

Linda and her husband, Jan, have three married children and seven grandchildren and call California home.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Chapter 1 Communication Essentials 13
Say What? Communication Models
Did You Say What I Heard?
"The Line Is Busy. Call Back Later." Improving How We Lead
Can You Hear Me Now? Listening
Ten Tips for Effective Listening
I See What You're Saying! Unspoken Communication
Public Speaking or Death? Death, Please!
Am I Getting Through? Making the Message Meaningful
Women of God: Leaders and Communicators
Chapter 2 Relationship Essentials 71
The Tapestry of Relationships
Healthy Relationships
A Look at Space Issues
How Women Relate--Is It Different?
A Woman's Identity: An Inward Look
Let's Take a Trip--Looking Backwards
Difficult Relationships
The Ultimate Relationship
Chapter 3 Time Management Essentials 117
Me, a Time Manager?
There Isn't Enough Time! Or Is There?
Profile of the Master Manager
First Things First
Adding Hours to Your Day
People Are Talking About Time
A Personal Retreat
Walk Wisely
The Hurrier I Go ...
Confessions of a Procrastinator
Redeeming the Time
Who's Doing the Dishes?
Chapter 4 Group Building Essentials 173
Get Going!
Def-i-nish'-on: grop
What Makes Members Tick?
What Makes a Group Tick?
Take Me to Your Leader
You Want Me to Do What?
Healthy Group Checkup
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way!
Evaluation: How Are We Doing?
Must All Good Things Come to an End?
Where Are We Going?
Chapter 5 Conflict Management Essentials 217
"Is!" "Is Not!"
Conflict Comes in Many Colors
Ways People Deal With Conflict
From Blame to Discovery: The Leader and Conflict
Let's Work This Out
Limping Into the Future
Additional Reading 253
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