Preface: A Story about this Book. The Authors. TWO THREADS: LEADERSHIP AND SPIRIT. Weaving Together Leadership and Spirit. Understanding and Experiencing Spirit. Leadership That Constrains Spirit. An Inspiriting Alternative: Partnership. WAYS OF BEING, WAYS OF DOING. Who Are We to Be? Developing Our Inner Life. What Are We to Do? Fostering Community. Epilogue: Rewriting the End of Our Story. References. Index.
RUSS S. MOXLEY is a senior fellow at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina. Over the past thirty years, he has been an executive coach, a trainer/facilitator in a variety of management and leadership development programs, an OD practitioner, a writer and editor, and a senior-level manager in two different organizations. He received his masters degree in theology from the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
"Leadership and Spirit is a clear and insightful roadmap to bringing vitality and hope back into our institutions. It will renew your capacity to create harmony between your own values and how your bring leadership to work."(Peter Block, author, Stewardship and Flawless Consulting) "Insightful and convincing. Russ Moxley demonstrates persuasively that inspiring people to innovate and be creative is key to success in the knowledge era, and shows how leaders can achieve this by understanding people's need for meaning and for purpose."(Sally Helgesen, author, The Web of Inclusion and The Female Advantage) "Russ Moxley combines state-of-the-art knowledge of leadership with a profound and courageous personal spirituality to achieve an inspiring new way of talking about leadership. Anyone who thinks it has all been said already needs to read this book."(Peter Vaill, author, Spirited Leading and Learning) "Leadership and Spirit is a must-read for everyone who truly cares about the well-being of people and organizations. This book is the real deal."(Larry C. Spears, CEO, The Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership)