EBOOK NEW (Killing Cockroaches And Other Scattered Musings on Leadership) AUTHOR Tony Morgan
Tony Morgan Ù 5 SummaryHave wanted to read this book for A While I First Heard About It while I first heard bout it his blog which is one of the best in the church world His posts re short nd sweet It is the same way
With His Book It Is An Inspiring Adventurous And Sometimeshis book It is n inspiring dventurous nd sometimes book If you want some fresh insights into leadership either in the sacred or secular world if those exist this is must read for you The only thing I have to say bout this book is that you must read it slowly I believe that I tried to digest too much ll t once There is going to be day soon that I will have to read through it gain After ll Tony doesn t really have chapters Instead he has simple ideas that Loyalty and Lies (Chastity Falls, are worked through page or so which re sometimes rehashings of his blog posts so it is uick read I m thinking bout even putting one copy in my bathroom for readings on the john do people still do thatHere Jeep. Sur les traces de la lgende are some of my favorite uotes throughout the bookuoting Sir Francis Bacon If were to chieve results never before ccomplished we must expect to employ methods never before The Abbeyville Way attempted 57 So what does it take to encouragen environment that fuels innovation How do we develop culture where positive change is both expected nd embraced It begins by shifting what we value 58 As Christians we can become so focused on our own faith journey that we forget God s command to go tell others the good news 61 We should be just Stations of the Lost: The Treatment of Skid Row Alcoholics as committeds local businesses re in making sure our guests feel valued 64 uoting Kathy Sierra People ren t necessary Treasure Diver (Choose Your Own Adventure, afraid of change They refraid of being changed And the only way to help overcome that out of my control feeling is to be proactive to innovate A Shot at Love and initiate change the best way to predict the future is to invent it Alan Kay 107 People who feellone in their passion Old Records Never Die: One Man's Quest for His Vinyl and His Past are often those who don t havenyone to share it with 108 The reality is that there certainly is Ask an Astronaut a consumer mind set in our culturend unless we Dead of Night acknowledge thatnd deal with it our message the gospel message won t be heard 127 We can continue ignoring MTV The Voyage Unplanned and theirudience We can complain The Dwelling about their programming that influences young lives We can explainll the reasons why their music doesn t fit in our services We can rgue why their issues nd uestions re not ppropriate for our messages That same MTV Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made War, Peace, and Love at the Congress of Vienna audience however seems to be ignoring the church 132 uoting Nelson Searcy Meetingsre the best time saving devise ever invented Meetings re the playground of highly effective ministry teams The problem is not with meetings but with how many meetings re run 135 If the message doesn t relate to their world they probably won. Pastor nd popular church culture blogger Tony Morgan once worked s Adaptations: From Short Story to Big Screen: 35 Great Stories That Have Inspired Great Films a city manager CEO type job with the suit nd tie corner office the works Despite his top rank status Tony’s list of responsibilities still included killing cockroaches whenever freaked out co worker spotted one in the building That’s. ,
T hear it no matter how deep it is 137 Technology is wonderful tool but ultimately it s not bout the tool It s Easy about what weccomplish with the tool At the judgment seat Jesus won t say Hey Phil you did Morrissey y los atormentados a great job with those emails He llsk if I ccomplished my purpose nd calling 151 If your church closed its doors tomorrow would Real Magic: Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science, and a Guide to the Secret Power of the Universe anyone really miss yound why 155 I don t think s stretch to say people listened to Jesus miss you nd why 155 I don t think "It S Stretch To " s stretch to people listened to Jesus because he first listened to the people s needs 157 Creativity rarely sneaks up on us 174 Sometimes God doesn t fully reveal his will until you take the first step 206 Maybe we re too focused on Emma of Aurora (Change and Cherish Historical arguingbout what we re gainst instead of being what the church was intended to be in people s lives 207 People will begin to form perceptions of what they re going to experience before they ever step foot on your campus 214 Shouldn t my life nd my worship make sense to both God The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table and others 222 When Paul wrote to the Christians in Corinth he cautioned them to consider the reaction of unbelievers when the church gathers speaking of worship music 224 We refraid to engage the culture We prefer to yell t it And ironically the louder we yell the less the world listens 226 We must ddress their needs nd their uestions before we can impose our genda 227 When you have Ravished by a Duke a chance it might be good idea to make sure your Damn Delicious Meal Prep audience can respond to your message 228 This book captures over 100 of Morgan s best blog entries from the past few years I circledbout 20 that I will revisit in week or so Encouraging themes1 Do what ever you must to get healthy nd stay healthy2 Delegate s much s possible but make sure you re not just handing off tasks hand off responsibility3 Trust your gut especially when it comes to staffing matters 4 Simplify whatever you can5 Automate whatever you can 6 Take time to really evaluate the church through the eyes of someone we re hoping to Deep Lane: Poems attract 7 Keep it positive Theseren t revolutionary but just really good reminders I m Komisario Nuusku ja makkaratehtaan arvoitus a HUGE fan of shortnd sweet blogs So of course I follow Tony Morgan This is fantastic compilation of some of his blog postings There re handful of concepts that re repeated which goes back to my keep it short Our Necessary Shadow: The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry and sweetnd don t repeat That s why I gave it four I know Harsh It s bit dated since the cultural references The Online Diary of a Masochistic Submissive are MySpace yahoo blackberry etc therere some great nuggets in it overall nd nice read I wasn t Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution a huge fan of his sense of humor but nothing wrong just landed flat for me Shortest review possible the greatest hits of church leadership blogger Tony Morgan Slightly longer review A collec. Where this unconventional unforgettable book on church leadership beginsMorgan’s point is that great leaders don’t have to do everything The key is to play from your strengths while building team that manages round your weaknessesWritten in relaxed style similar to marketing guru Seth Godin Killing .
Tion of musings thoughts on leadership vision change life It s not that Tony is saying new I ve never thought of that before stuff on each page it s that he
reframing key issues eye opening ways nd using personal stories to make his points crystal clear I keep finding myself wanting to find the original post send it to my volunteer leaders or stick it up on my blog Excellent resource for church leaders esp those who don t follow blogs nd can t understand what ll the fuss Is About UPDATE Re Reading about UPDATE re reading in 2012 Great book with tons of relevant nd pplicable rticles I thought the book with tons of relevant My Lady Viper andpplicable Sunflower articles I thought the half finished lot stronger than the first half began This would obviously be great leadership team book to go through in church setting Periyar: A Political Biography of E.V. Ramasamy and would helpny team nalyze nd improve their current operating procedures I found myself feeling tired of the blog to book format in the first half but Morgan finished strong Doughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at Home and won be back over in the second Helpful if inconsistent I love books like this Axiom by Bill Hybelsnd Fairness is Overrated by Tim Stevens This one had some fantastic chapters but overall I would just give it pretty good Rating 325In this book Tony Morgan rambles through his life s church leader He discusses mostly church leadership but lots of that can be pplied to ny type of leadership A few highlights from the book for me wereAre we truly engaged in his Great Commission if every extra moment of our lives is spent t churchPeople will follow vision they won t follow information now on this one I struggle to follow vision without information but I think most people don t need the nuts nd bolts of the operation to jump on boardOne point he made bout rules nd policies that I had not thought out was Can we ccomplish this without policy This is great organizational thinking Because this not only takes into ccount the problem but the longevity of the situation Just OkayJust OkayI like Tony s blogI like other writings of Tonybut this on was not my favorite I think many things could have been said in Commit!: Unlock Your Full Potential and Learn to Lead Yourself a succinct way thus making itppealing to me The topic was good don t get me wrong I just felt like it took to long t times to get to the pointbut that is my preference Again Tony s material is greatand I love his insight nd writingsbut this one did not grab me Announcing Trouble as others did I don t think this book would be nearlys much fun in e book form If you pick up copy you ll understand why I use this book often in Staff Meetings to share points nd insights from Tony These The Book of Revelation: are indeed some great musings on leadership that you will find yourself turing to timend time The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time agai. Ockroaches’ 142 offbeat on target entries will delightnd energize church leaders Chapter titles include “10 Easy Ways to Make Your Church Services More Boring” creative services “Action Speaks Louder than Advertising” meeting people’s physical needs nd “The Power of Simple” eliminating noise. .S Reframing Key Issues