The Tortoise Usually Wins Paperback

Biblical Reflections on Quiet Leadership for Reluctant Leaders

by Brian Harris;


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Explore the theory of quiet leadership looking at 3 biblical concepts of leadership: a servant, shepherd and steward

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The Tortoise Usually Wins

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The Tortoise Usually Wins is a delightful exploration of the theory of quiet leadership. Written for reluctant leaders, it interacts with three key biblical images of leadership - the leader as servant, shepherd and steward - and links them with some of the key virtues of quiet leadership - modesty,restraint, tenacity, interdependence and othercenteredness. Brian Harris is the principal of a highly regarded theological seminary and also pastors a thriving local church, so the book carries the wisdom of both professor and pastor, satisfying the reader both intellectually and practically. These insights are supplemented by interviews with significant quiet leaders from around the world, ensuring a rich feast for prospective and current reluctant leaders.

The Tortoise Usually Wins by Brian Harris was published by Authentic in April 2013 and is our 28968th best seller. The ISBN for The Tortoise Usually Wins is 9781842277874.

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'Books on leadership are today two a penny. Just occasionally, however, one of these books might stand head and shoulders above most of the others, and to my delight The Tortoise Usually Wins falls into that category. Furthermore, so many books on leadership are written for natural leaders; whereas, as the author makes clear, most churches are led by "quiet leaders" who know they are not great, but nonetheless, are "tenacious and committed to the task and willing to work co-operatively with others to achieve it". I can see many church leaders benefitting from this book. I warmly commend this unusual book.'

Paul Beasley-Murray, Senior Minister, Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford; Chair of Ministry Today UK

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Page last updated 6th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherAuthentic (April 2013)
Weight257g
Number of Pages200
Thickness17 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9781842277874
ISBN-101842277871
Product Code4071894
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