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Product Details

  • Paperback: 150 pages
  • Publisher: PreacherBooks.com (September 11, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0615744508
  • ISBN-13: 978-0615744506
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.3 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,144,256 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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I agreed with the author that those who seek out examples of leadership are hard to find. This book answers the deep questions of, "What makes a true leader?" "How may I become a leader?". Even if you are not seeking this book out to learn how to be a leader, you will find sections of the book to "call" to you in a way.

I grew up in an environment where the man is supposed to be the leader. To me, ANYONE can be a leader, despite your circumstances or origins. One of the biggest issues you must overcome is to fully believe in oneself in order to pursue this. This is where the book comes into play.

I began to take notes as I read. Later on, I'd reflect on the contents I had read. I realized I had many pieces of my personal pieces I needed to solve in order to improve my leadership skills. Now, I may not be the only person who has felt the need to do this. The book helped me through those.

It makes you search within your mind and soul order to make you seek out the true leader within. We need more leaders in this world, and I'm officially ready to be that leader. I'm thankful for this book and it's impact.
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This book is a must read for everyone that is looking to understand leaders or to be one themselves. I believe that in some way or another everyone has an opportunity to become a leader; this book gives us examples of how to seize the opportunity. The author does an excellent job of wording the advice and tips that he has for leaders in a very comprehensible and simple way. The stories and examples he gives are very easy to connect and relate to. It is a very informative and well written book.
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What I admire most about “Lead on Purpose” is the way in which the advice is presented and expressed. Daniel Blakeslee’s book offers readers an allegorical approach to understanding leadership principles that helps make the advice easy to understand and visualize in a practical, realistic setting.
I have come across far too many leadership books that feel like a chore to read and are simply boring. With ‘Lead on Purpose’ I didn’t feel this way at all and can definitely say that I learned a lot more than I was expecting.
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Much needed topic discussed in simple words & way by someone who has vast experience in it and who knows what he speaking about. Strong messages in each story and brief analysis at the end of each chapter. Worth reading.
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At one point or another, we're all called to lead. Whether your a parent, a leader, just got a promotion at work or you have another leadership role - this book is a must read.

I really enjoyed the allegory that the lessons in this book were centered around. Blakeslee has written an excellent resource built around solid, leadership research and teaching. This is what it takes to be a leader and how to lead well.

The second part of the book contains the model he uses in the story section and the charts found throughout the book are explained in more detail.
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