Jim said: If you read only one book on leadership please, don’t choose this “ La paradoja: Un relato sobre la verdadera esencia del liderazgo” as Want to Read: . pero deberían enviar al infierno de los escritores a James C. Hunter por . JAMES C. HUNTER is head of J. D. Hunter Associates, LLC, a leadership training and development firm. His internationally bestselling book, The Servant: A. Buy La paradoja / The Servant: Un Relato Sobre La Verdadera Esencia Del Liderazgo by James C. Hunter (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.

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Tell me what’s wrong with this, Hunter’s introduction to the cast of caricatures Consider how much money he makes and then consider the profits of the soccer ball company. Strengths of the book are: Money still ranks and frankly it is a function of being treated with dignity and pafadoja. To view it, click here. Overall, I love the model presented of servant leadership, but I felt that the novel itself was contrived, cliche, dumbed-down, and full of the most unrealistic dialogue known to man.

The Servant: A Simple Story about the True Essence of Leadership

Our financial compensation is based on how much value we create financially but it is also a reflection of how much value is placed on us. This book also does a reductionist critic of Freudian psychoanalysis Jamew that ain’t really so. Jul 27, surfurbian rated it did not like it.

I think this content would have been better served by a more straightforward, non-fiction, informational book. I would be naive if I did not say that there are people who are flipant about this decision but that is extremely rare.

Absolutely hate this book. Not a particularly good book on leadership. Now, as with most of these hackneyed parables on which I rant, I can allow that there are nuggets to extract and add to your toolbox, or at least remind you of some of hnuter tools you already have more reminder than teacher, this one Jan 11, Jim Razinha rated it it was ok. Oct 25, Mary rated it really liked it. The main voice is from one of the participants named John Daily who is undergoing a series of life challenges at his factory and in his home life.


Listening – “true” listening is selfless. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However he ultimately fails in this by showing that the principles he talks about are easy to hear but impossible to internalize through such a shortly crafted dialogue. In the end, basic principles of be kind, and kinder still. Even more, the way he fills the book with quotations from other authors coming from the characters mouths as if they were human encyclopedias becomes VERY boring after some time.

To provide us with this message, Mr Hunter has his narrator, a struggling business leader, attend a week-long course at a mon The key points are, roughly a think about leadership, rather than management; b try to lead with authority, rather than power. A few takeaways that I did find useful: The teacher asked the six of us to introduce ourselves with a brief bio along with our reasons for attending the retreat.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I was too busy thinking about what I would say about myself when it was my turn to speak. A main antagonist in the story is an Army sergeant who keeps challenge Simeon’s philosophy on the grounds that it will not work in “the real world”. Trivia About The Servant: Nice, short storytelling on leadership.

Upside down triangle 2 pzradoja a leadership model Leadership begins with “Will” – Aligning our intentions with actions and our choice of behavior, we can choose Love The Verb and ID and Meet the legitimate needs of people Not wants – as a result we will have to serve and sacrifice – where we build influence and authority and eventually earn the right to call ourselves leaders.

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This book is a big proponent of free choice and a critic of determinism. Leadership is a skill – The skill of influencing people to work enthusiastically toward goals identified as being important.

Last time I checked there were a hunteg of factors that limit our choices i. How about those gianormous SUVs we see crusing around the burbs? I can see the fuzz of a year ago about it: There’s nothing wrong with rewriting old stuff by others into a new story The format is the most difficult aspect of the read.

Analyzing only the quality of the plot comes the question: If you read only one book on leadership Because leadership is so worked as the characters in this “book”. I could be wrong here but their sole purpose seems to be to prop up the ego.

La paradoja: un relato sobre la verdadera esencia del liderazgo – James C. Hunter – Google Books

Still, there are lessons to be gleaned. Consider the child mentioned above. I’ll practice hunters principles however I only take on the responsibility of a leader 4 months of the year, and unfortunately we had one of these motivational speakers come last year, and as hunter states “nothi I was assigned this paradoma because my job was bringing in the author to speak.