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Sarah Palin : a new kind of leader /
Joe Hilley.
imprint
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, c2008.
description
206 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0310318920 (softcover), 9780310318927 (softcover)
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imprint
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, c2008.
isbn
0310318920 (softcover)
9780310318927 (softcover)
abstract
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's nomination as vice presidential candidate by John McCain not only changed the landscape of the current election, but also marked a shift in leadership style across our country. Exploring themes from her career in politics, her life as a hockey mom, and her strongly held Christian Faith, the author discusses the leadership principles that made Palin successful.
catalogue key
6656564
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-203) and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Joe Hilley holds a Bachelor of Arts from Asbury College, a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Read the definitive leadership biography of Sarah Palin, governor of Alaska and John McCain's choice for vice president. This book explores the leadership principles that made Sarah Palin successful.
Main Description
Our present era demands a new style of leadership that transcends political affiliation and party lines. In an age that values relationship over authority and instant information over accuracy, breadth of knowledge and depth of conviction are prized commodities. Governor Sarah Palin (R¿Alaska) brings both of those qualities to her new role as candidate for the vice presidency of the United States. Her familiarity with a broad range of issues and her strong moral center are just two of the leadership traits that have allowed Palin to organize and focus her efforts in elected office. Exploring themes from her career in politics, her life as a hockey mom, and her strongly held Christian faith, author Joe Hilley¿s biographical leadership study of Sarah Palin explores the leadership principles that have catapulted her into the national spotlight and explains how she models a fresh paradigm of leadership that will guide our nation through the 21st century.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. 11
From Wasilla to Washingtonp. 17
Weakness Is the New Strengthp. 31
Sacrifice Ambition to Get Aheadp. 49
True North Never Changesp. 61
Made in the USAp. 79
Change Constantlyp. 95
Fear Is a Four-Letter Wordp. 103
Work Is a Lifestylep. 113
Mean It Like You Say Itp. 127
Mother Knows Bestp. 137
Leadership Isn't a Beauty Contestp. 147
A New Kind of Leaderp. 159
Address of the Vice Presidential Nominee to the Republican National Conventionp. 169
Timelinep. 185
Sourcesp. 187
Indexp. 204
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