May 19, 2010: What I am Reading This Week

Leaders, leadership, and change

Change can be a difficult animal to wrestle with. Most of us perceive change as resulting in some kind of loss on our part: loss of influence, or authority, or control, or maybe just the loss of being comfortable with a stable situation. People don’t resist change, we resist what we think change will cost us. It’s one of the reasons we need leaders. Leadership is relational, messy, often volatile, and absolutely essential. (italics mine)

Rupert Loyd Jr.

From Leadership is NOT influence over at


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Jim Kane

I am a hubby to my wife of over 30 years, dad to two university students, caregiver to his mom, a minister, cat dad to Hanna who we adopted from our local animal shelter, a life-long aviation fan, and a reader and blogger. I began this blog in 2008 and post my book reviews, messages to my congregation, prayers, and other things as well. Thank you for stopping by!

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