Leadership with a Servant's Heart

Leading through Personal Relationships

Christian - Non-Fiction
260 Pages
Reviewed on 07/30/2020
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Reviewed by Jamie Michele for Readers' Favorite

Leadership with a Servant's Heart: Leading through Personal Relationships by Kevin Wayne Johnson is a Christian non-fiction self-help book that guides readers toward a management style based on the foundation of valuing and caring. Broken down into three distinct but equally important parts, Johnson presents calls to action by serving others, the goal of inspiring others, and the result of leading others. Within these parts are interconnected key markers that range from principles of listening and delegating authority through trust, showing compassion and motivating through methods that uplift instead of break down, and cultivating the next generation of leaders with the confidence and tools to be successful in a leadership role themselves.

Kevin Wayne Johnson is able to give readers a road map to their growth through his own success in leadership roles, real-life examples that highlight both effective and ineffective leaders across multiple industries, and the bedrock of all three that is rooted in biblical scripture. One of the most relatable parts Johnson provides is the importance of listening. I think most of us have been managed by individuals who attempt the 'courtesy' of listening when in fact they are just waiting for their turn to talk. I also liked that Johnson stresses how leadership isn't something that gets left on the desk when we leave work and head home. The spectrum is broad and inclusive of parenting and home life, as well as the more seemingly mundane situations where it still applies. Leadership with a Servant's Heart is a fantastic book that will resonate well with Christian readers and even those who do not believe in or follow scripture.