The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us

The Humanitarian Leader in Each of Us

By Frank LaFasto

SAGE Publications, Inc
9781483342504
1483342506
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Book Description

Social problems in our global community are complex and seem intractable. Most of us would like to help, but don't feel that as individuals we can make a difference. But a particular type of person confronts such problems head on—a person that best-selling authors Frank LaFasto and Carl Larson call the humanitarian leader. Based on their groundbreaking research, LaFasto and Larson trace an inner path of seven critical choices. The path begins with connecting deeply and personally with the needs of others and culminates in leading the way for others to get involved. Their first seven chapters describe these choices. The final three chapters explore the impact of 31 remarkable people on the world's problems, the relationship between helping and personal happiness, and practical advice for getting started in a helping effort.