Ground-breaking information to help readers discover their leadership style and giftedness to help them become as effective as God meant for them to be. After years of research and hundreds of interviews, Barna has emerged with a controversial new definition of what it takes to be a good leader. Hint: It isn't what everybody thought. The answer does not depend on reading lots of books and attending seminars on effective management processes. Leaders must be sure that he or she has been called by God to lead, secure in the integrity of his or her character, and capable of inspiring visio n in others. A Fish out of Water answers common questions like "Can I lead if I'm not sure where I'm going myself?" "Do I have what it takes to do this job?" and "Why aren't people following me?" Barna reveals his research of what leadership is-and isn't-and shows how to overcome the challenges that every leader will inevitably face

Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-204)