When you're working "above the line," you're in your unique success zone - leading with excellence and character in the way that best fits your strengths. Leadership above the Line provides tools to help readers find success in their work and personal relationships by better understanding their own tendencies. It reveals which "above the line" behaviors are most productive and shows how to avoid destructive "below the line" attitudes. Using Jesus as the model of the ideal balanced leader, Sumner offers practical tips readers can use to incorporate above-the-line strengths into everyday life. Hardcover.
Are you living above the line? Are you living and leading with integrity, excellence, and character? In Leadership above the Line, Dr. Sarah Sumner introduces a grid called The People Model. The People Model is versatile. It freely goes wherever people are. It applies to relationships anywherein the workplace, the home, volunteer clubs, businesses, government, nonprofits, schools, churches, hospitals, you name it. But what sets The People Model apart is its ethical dimensionit will help you become a better person. The People Model describes three sets of peopleStrategists, Humanitarians, and Diplomatsand its goal is to help people live above the line in all three categories. Apply The People Model and you will increase your self-awareness, find new motivation, and be able to approach relationships with creativity that will make you more effective. Leadership above the Line takes a unique approach among books of this genre, in that it doesn't just explain The People Model, it models it through an engaging storyone that might just sound familiar to parts of your own story! Leadership above the Line also includes an entire section on applying The People Model, as well as a People Model Test and a People Model Workbook for small groups. Leadership above the Line invites you to experience living and leading above the line.