10 Leadership Maneuvers
A General’s Guide to Serving and Leading
Loren M. Reno
Deep River Books Llc
The best leadership skills are Bible-based, and they work. Three-star general Loren Reno practiced leadership at the highest levels in the US military. In 10 Leadership Maneuvers, Reno shares the skills that brought him success in small and large organizations, at junior and senior positions, in times of prosperity, and in times of challenge. In this personal and highly practical resource, Reno uses stories from his experience as a leader to illustrate the 10 maneuvers successful leaders use. More than a checklist or menu, these invaluable skills are useful for the aspiring leader and for those who want to elevate their leadership game. Readers will come away positioned to develop a leadership model that will help them do and think about the right things at the right times. Other key take-aways: Servants become the best leaders, and they keep serving after ascending to bigger jobs. Seeking to serve is different than just serving. Successful leaders hold themselves and others accountable. 10 Leadership Maneuvers is anchored in Scripture, and filled with the insights, principles, and never-before-heard stories of success, failure, humor, and regret of a master storyteller with exceptional leadership credentials.
Loren Reno, Lt. Gen. USAF (Ret), earned a BA in comprehensive science and education from Cedarville University,Ohio; an MS in systems management from University of Southern California; completed military and national security studies at Air University; graduate studies at Harvard University, Syracuse University, and University of North Carolina. Loren loved teaching and coaching, and his path took him to both at the highest levels, before working his way up through the ranks in the military. During 38 years in the US Air Force, he was a 5-time commander in maintenance and logistics, served in combat, and led organizations small and large, before retiring in the grade of Lieutenant General. His wife and three children followed him as he moved from the flight lines at air bases to the corridors of the Pentagon, from positions in aircraft operations and maintenance to logistics and leadership. Presently the dean of the school of business administration at his alma mater, Cedarville University, Loren loves music, reading, and traveling, and he still teaches and coaches.