Leadership is not something you merely do; it is something you grow into. It is something you need to live out. Leadership is a journey with people, through relationships, making and building organizations.
Join World Vision Australia's former CEO Philip Hunt as he takes you on his leadership journey. From the humble beginnings as a bank clerk, copywriting and eventually presenting on radio, to his growth in communications and organizational architecture at one of Australia's leading not-for-profits. As he grew, the organizations he worked in, and led, grew. People grew. Philip's family grew.
Enjoy this memoir filled with exuberant nuance, wisdom and humour. Hear Philip's gentle but compelling voice as he shares his story marked by an ancient Chinese poem:
"…Be kind to all and gently lead the young"
Allow his life experience to inspire you in your own leadership journey. Gain valuable insights in how you can empower your team, your staff and your family.
Praise for Leadership & Me:
"This book, Leadership & Me, is considered a must read for every current and aspiring CEO."
Ian Allsop, BA, BD, MBA, PhD—Past Senior Fellow, Melbourne Business School, Past Federal Secretary Churches of Christ in Australia
"Philip's matter-of-fact, selfreflective account of leadership lessons learned ... give insights into culture building, vision setting and office politics. The book intersperses stories of family with job and faith, reminding us that home life leaks into work and vice versa."
Penny Mulvey—Chief Communications Officer, Bible Society Australia
"Leadership & Me is his compelling story of asking tough questions and looking for answers in his 25 years as a leader in World Vision Australia and World Vision Hong Kong. All of this is told with great storytelling, Philip's faith and his wry humour."
Dave Toycen—Retired CEO, World Vision Canada