Passing It On: Growing Your Future Leaders

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FaithWords, May 25, 2011 - Religion - 256 pages
Leaders everywhere, in arenas big and small, struggle with the desire and, frankly, the need to make sure their vision for the organization they have created or grown continues regardless of circumstances. And the question "what will be my legacy?" is a question all people ask themselves. Myles Munroe has observed that the tendency among leaders is to deal with this question as serious circumstances or retirement loom. Further, it is his belief that this is one of the most important decisions a leader will ever make.

This book is a wakeup call. Myles Munroe wants all leaders to focus on building the right team for the future and to make it a top priority because the process is not a quick one. Properly mentoring the right people to ensure the continuation of an organization is actually a process that must be woven into that organization over a span of years or even decades.

Chapter topics discussed include

  • The Chaos of Transition
  • The Leadership Dilemma
  • Living Beyond Your Generation
  • The Principles of Mentoring
PASSING IT ON shows how to use the concept of mentoring within an organization to value the distinct talents and abilities of the individuals. Mentoring is the pathway to developing leaders from within; leaders who are in line with the goals of the organization; leaders who are most likely to adopt and carry a vision forward.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Part 1
Chapter 1
What Is a Leader?
What Is Succession?
Chapter 2
Beyond the Horizon
Transfer of Ownership
The Last Act
Part 4
Chapter 14
Narrowing the Options
Chapter 15
Test the Love
If You Love Me
Chapter 16

Mentored to Lead
New and Improved
Chapter 3
Jesus Builds a Transition Team
Chapter 4
The Role of Vision in Succession
What Vision Is Not
Vision and the Visionary
15
A Successful Mentorship and Succession Example
Thinking in Pictures
Chapter 5
Leaders Produce Leaders
Protecting the Turf
The Mentors Job
The Mentors Mindset
A Time to Rejoice
Chapter 6
How Long Do You Have?
What Do You Bequeath?
Principles for Legacy Preservation
God of All Generations
From Womb to Tomb
A DependencyReduction Plan
Part 2
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Let Me Try That
Chapter 9
The Change Agents
Mentoring the Maverick
Chapter 10
No Excuses
There Is Life after Mentoring
Holding on Too Tightly
Part 3
Chapter 11
Choosing the Next Runner
Gone Fishing
Chapter 12
Dream New Dreams
The Next Horizon
The Escape Plan
Chapter 13
It Is All Temporary
Prevent Overstaying Your Welcome
Rooted in Love
Chapter 17
Why Choose Peter?
Love in Denial
To Be Near the Master
The Risk Taker
Check the Criteria
The Takeover
Chapter 18
Thicker Than Blood
Squandering the Vision
Succession Is Not by Entitlement
Different Kinds of Gifts
What God Has for You
Part 5
Chapter 19
Follow Me
Chapter 20
Misunderstanding the Relationship
Agreeing to Agree
The Right Motives
The Mentoring Agreement
Chapter 21
Not Ready to Commit
Letting Go of the Old
True Succession
How to Choose a Mentor
Ready and Willing
Set Up for Success
The Job of the Mentee
The ContinuingEducation Program
Chapter 22
Room for All
Chapter 23
Consider the Lion
The Advanced Class
Let Them All Prophesy
At the Eleventh Hour
Cast a Wide Net
The Greatest Failure
Afterword
Hope for the Future
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