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Just Lead!: A No Whining, No Complaining, No Nonsense Practical Guide for Women Leaders in the Church

Just Lead!: A No Whining, No Complaining, No Nonsense Practical Guide for Women Leaders in the Church

Sherry Surratt, Jenni Catron

ISBN: 978-1-118-42180-2

Jan 2013

192 pages

$16.99

Description

Become the effective woman leader God intended you to be

Just Lead! provides practical leadership help for women to develop skills to lead themselves and others with the character, confidence and authenticity of a godly woman. The book shows what holds women back and then focuses the skills women need to lead others effectively. Using this hands-on, practical resource will inspire women leaders in the church to use its ideas to gain strength and lead well.

  • Helps women successfully navigate the transitions necessary to lead well in church and ministry settings
  • Offers women a practical guide for breaking the ""stained-glass window"" and becoming effective leaders
  • Addresses leadership issues such as leading mixed gender teams, earning and giving respect, and navigating through relational landmines

Just Lead! challenges women to embrace their identity as leaders and equips them with the skills they need to lead others well.

About the Jossey-Bass Leadership Network Series xi

Foreword, Mark Batterson xiii

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xvii

Introduction: Humble Beginnings and Big Lessons 1

1 ONLY THE LONELY 11

2 I’M NOT AFRAID 23

3 THE MONSTER YOU ARE AVOIDING 35

4 YOU’RE NOT DOING IT RIGHT 47

5 GROWING PAINS 59

6 MAKE UP YOUR MIND ALREADY! 71

7 GO BIG OR GO HOME 85

8 LEADING MEN 97

9 OVERCOMING THE COMMUNICATION BARRIER 115

10 PUT THE BOXING GLOVES DOWN 131

11 ENGAGING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS 143

Notes 159

Resources 163

About the Authors 165

Index 167