Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Heart Led Leader by Tommy Spaulding

Originally, my book was lost in transit.  When the book finally came, it was well worth the wait.  I have read hundreds of leadership and self-help books.  Normally I can take away at least one thing per book to strive to improve but this book was different.  This book hit the key point that most leadership books do not, leading from your heart and doing what is right not what is profitable.  How do I know this is not a load of garbage?  The examples the author provides brought me back to a time I was trying to launch a non-profit of my own.  Since I had never done this before everyone told me, it was a waste of time, I could not get the funding and even if I did, it would never last a year.  As the book teaches you, believe what is in your heart then do what you think is the right thing.  You may not success the first time but keep trying.  As for my non-profit it has been active for eight years, we have never had financial issues and the number of people we positively help each year continues to increase.  The author knows what he is talking with real examples and proven principles.  I rarely say this about any book but I would highly recommend this one.
I received a free copy of this book from WaterBrook Multnomah in exchange for my honest review of the book.