View From the Top: An Inside Look at How People in Power See and Shape the World

View From the Top: An Inside Look at How People in Power See and Shape the World

by D. Michael Lindsay, M. G. Hager

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118901106
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/12/2014
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,312,276
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

D. MICHAEL LINDSAY is the president of Gordon College andone of the youngest college presidents in the country. Anaward-winning sociologist and educator, Dr. Lindsay has lectured onfive continents and worked with dozens of organizations to increasetheir leadership capacities. His Pulitzer-nominated book, Faithin the Halls of Power, was listed in Publisher’sWeekly “Best Books of 2007,” and his work has beenprofiled in hundreds of media outlets worldwide. He and his wife,Rebecca, live with their three daughters on the campus of GordonCollege just north of Boston.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 Act Personally, But Think Institutionally: Develop YourNetwork Beyond Your Organization 1

2 Leadership Begins at 20: Beyond Bootstraps and Boarding School19

3 More Breadth, Less Depth: Catalyzing Your Leadership 35

4 The Essence of Leadership: Driving Productivity, People, andCulture 55

5 Strength in the Crucible of Crisis 77

6 Lead with Your Life: Because It’s Much More than a Job97

7 Lead for Good: Motivations and Outcomes 117

Conclusion 137

Notes 145

Appendix 163

Acknowledgments 205

Index 209

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Nothing new here. More grandiose and regurgitated mediocrity. You'll get more return from a 3 minute discussion with a drive-thru cashier at Taco Bell.