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Oct 17, Angela rated it liked it Shelves: I found the book to still be relevant for the most part. Overall leadershop was an easy listen. Roving leadership is the expression of the ability of hierarchical leaders to permit others to share ownership of problems – in effect, to take possession of a situation.

This book also struck a flame of excitement to learn more, and take responsibility for my work on a even deeper level. Through the argument of the power of leadership’s debt to its supporting partners, this book drive the final stake through the heart of the Marxist Labor Theory exploitation of workers’ Labor psf presciently points to the rise of the start-up human capital perspective.

A much highlighted and flagged book. The latter includes wisdom, justice, courage, temperance, faith, love and hope. It’s a little wordy, but has really good principles. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Having finished it, I can only reiterate that point. It’s pretty short overall maybe like 4 hours or something so not a big commitment.

February 12, By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; you are dust, and to dust you shall return. It is an engaging exploration of the philosophy of leadership. Want to Read saving…. Without effective communication, actively practiced, without the art of scrutiny, those values will disappear in a sea of trivial memos and impertinent reports.

I am not saying it is wrong, or that one way is better than the other.

Had some good ideas and things to remember The right to make a commitment. The Purpose of Design. As I read it I took notes from it and see how I I had first read this back in college for one of my business courses. He had planned to become a doctor. One must assume that he sees these as highly personal qualities that can only be applied when a person has fully embraced their significance in their own lives.

The right to a covenantal relationships Books by Max DePree. I really apreciatte the gesture and I must admit that at the beginning I was afraid that I will not like it that it will only include motivational quotes the true is that it teach me a lot. De Pree admits that he is repetitive, defending this style as a way to present connections between his many leadership principles. The right to be needed I also found myself not understanding the author’s point, regularly.

LEADERSHIP IS AN ART by Max Depree | testkey

Feb 26, David Brownlee rated it it was amazing. As Max best puts it: Leadership Is an Art 3. I’m thinking that a month from now I’ll probably have forgotten that I read it! This concept of leaders as deoree is a refreshing new look at leadership in comparison with the hierarchy we so regularly default to. He discovered that the addition was eight inches too high.

Jan 20, Jessica Fitzsimmons rated it it was amazing.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ash Wednesday is a day to stare death in the face, to acknowledge our mortality. I think taken together, his ideas illustrate the values of a successful leader, but my fear is because of his incoherent writing style, people read this like a horoscope – they find the things that validate arr own leadership style but skim over the rest of the very important characteristics of great leadership partially because the concepts aren’t clearly laid out.

Max De Pree

This book is brief, to the point and filled with lots of great insights. It seems that each day another prominent man—a leader in government, entertainment, business, news, leadeship whatever—resigns or is fired or is in serious hot water owing to believable accusations of grossly inappropriate behavior in the workplace.

Depree distances himself from the structured, formulaic leadership models by discussing the elegance, the civility, the spiritual qualities of leadership and the workplace. Jan 14, Andy Hickman rated it liked it.

This page was last edited on 29 Septemberat This book is a worthy read if one has a couple hours to devote to this cepree little manual. At times, the leadership related terminology used was not familiar e. Trivia About Leadership Is an Art. I read this book as a requirement for a class.

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