Leading with Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit, Revised Third Edition

Book description

A new edition of the bestselling book on finding one's personal path to leadership

Leading with Soul has inspired thousands of readers since its publication more than a decade ago. Far ahead of its time, the book illuminated the deeply personal journey to leadership. Now, in this new and revised edition, the authors update a timeless spiritual message in the light of the turmoil of recent years including recession, the spread of global terrorism, and ethics scandals as well as new insights from the literature of spirituality and work.

  • Bolman and Deal are the co-authors of the bestselling book Reframing Organizations, now in its 4th edition
  • Explores in greater depth the concepts of love, power, and significance as relates to leadership

This completely revised story of an executive and his quest for deeper meaning continues to point the way to a more fulfilling work experience.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title page
  3. Copyright page
  4. Dedication
  5. Prelude
    1. In Search of Soul and Spirit
      1. The Spiritual Path
      2. Soulful Leadership
      3. Our Journey
  6. The Search
    1. CHAPTER 1 The Heart of Leadership Lives in the Hearts of Leaders
    2. CHAPTER 2 The Human Heart Is More Than a Pump
    3. CHAPTER 3 The Journey of a Soul
    4. CHAPTER 4 Discovering New Teachers
    5. INTERLUDE 1 Reclaiming Your Soul
      1. In Search of Soul
      2. The Spiritual Journey
  7. Conviction
    1. CHAPTER 5 A Place to Start
    2. CHAPTER 6 Vicissitudes of the Journey
    3. INTERLUDE 2 Leaning Into Your Fear
      1. Finding Our Spiritual Centers
      2. Spirit and Imperfection
  8. Gifts
    1. CHAPTER 7 Gifts of Leadership
    2. CHAPTER 8 Authorship
    3. CHAPTER 9 Love
    4. CHAPTER 10 Power
    5. CHAPTER 11 Significance
    6. CHAPTER 12 Corporate Community
    7. INTERLUDE 3 Community and the Cycle of Giving
      1. The Gift of Love
      2. The Gift of Authorship
      3. The Gift of Power
      4. The Gift of Significance
      5. Giving to the Community
  9. Sharing
    1. CHAPTER 13 Summoning the Magic of Stories
    2. CHAPTER 14 Lifting Our Voices in Song
    3. CHAPTER 15 Celebrating Shared Icons
    4. INTERLUDE 4 Expressing the Spirit
      1. Story as Public Dream
      2. Music as Enhancement
      3. The Role of History and Icons
  10. A New Life
    1. CHAPTER 16 The Twilight of Leadership
    2. CHAPTER 17 Deep Refuge
    3. INTERLUDE 5 The Cycle of the Spirit
      1. Embracing Destiny
      2. Choosing Hope
      3. Seeking Wisdom
    4. CHAPTER 18 The Legacy
  11. Postlude
    1. Soul at Work
      1. The Gift of Authorship
      2. The Gift of Love
      3. Gift of Power
      4. The Gift of Significance
      5. Conclusion
    2. Continuing a Spirited Dialogue
      1. Queries About the Book
      2. How Do I . . . ?
      3. Spreading Spirit
  16. This page constitutes a continuation of the copyright page

Product information

  • Title: Leading with Soul: An Uncommon Journey of Spirit, Revised Third Edition
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: August 2011
  • Publisher(s): Jossey-Bass
  • ISBN: 9780470619001